christmascarolATLANTA (Nov. 17, 2014) – Spelman College and Morehouse College Glee Clubs will once again ring in the holidays together with a series of spirited musical performances filled with songs of the season, Friday, Dec. 5, through Sunday, Dec. 7. Each year, the Christmas Carol Concert is attended by thousands from across metro Atlanta who come to enjoy favorites such as “We Are Christmas” performed by Spelman Glee Club and “Betelemehu” performed by Morehouse Glee Club.

The concerts are free and open to the public; however, tickets are required for the performance at Spelman College, Dec. 6. Seating for all three concerts are first come, first served.


Friday, Dec. 5, 2014
Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
Morehouse College Campus  (Directions)
7:30 p.m.
This performance will also be streamed live at, starting promptly at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014

Sisters Chapel
Spelman College Campus (Directions)
7:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6 p.m.)
For this performance only: A complimentary ticket is required. Ticket distribution will take place the day of the performance beginning at 4 p.m. in the Cosby Academic Center lobby. Availability is limited, on a first come, first served basis. An overflow viewing location will be available. This performance will also be streamed live at, starting promptly at 7:30 p.m.  For more information about Spelman tickets, call (404) 270-5066 or email

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014

Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
Morehouse College Campus (Directions)
6 p.m.

Spelman College Glee Club will host a special preview Christmas Carol Concert at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 2, in Sisters Chapel (440 Westview Drive S.W., Atlanta 30310). This event is free and open to the public.

Spelman College

Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a highly selective, liberal arts college widely recognized as the global leader in the education of women of African descent.  Located in Atlanta, Ga., the College’s picturesque campus is home to 2,100 students.  Outstanding alumnae include Children’s Defense Fund Founder Marian Wright Edelman; Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer, Broadway Producer Alia Jones, Former Acting Surgeon General and Spelman’s first alumna President Audrey Forbes Manley, Harvard University Professor Evelynn Hammonds, Author Pearl Cleage, and Actress LaTanya Richardson Jackson.  For more information, visit

Morehouse College
As the nation’s largest, private liberal arts college for men, Morehouse College was recently recognized as the number one liberal arts college in the nation by Washington Monthly; one of 45 “Best Buy” schools for 2011 by the Fiske Guide to Colleges; one of the nation’s Most Grueling Colleges in 2010 by The Huffington Post; the number three HBCU in the nation for 2011 by U.S. News and World Report; and as one of American’s Best Colleges for three consecutive years by Forbes magazine.

Prominent alumni include Martin Luther King Jr., Nobel Peace Prize winner and civil and human rights non-violent leader; Dr. David Satcher, former U.S. Surgeon General and director of the National Center for Primary Care of Morehouse School of Medicine; Shelton “Spike” Lee, filmmaker and president of 40 Acres & A Mule Productions; Samuel L. Jackson, Academy Award-nominated actor; Maynard H. Jackson, founder of Jackson Securities and the first African American mayor of Atlanta; and Nima A. Warfield, the first African American Rhodes Scholar from an HBCU.

Media Contacts:
Audrey Arthur
Spelman College
(404) 270-5892
Twitter: @spelmanmedia

Elise Durham
Morehouse College
404) 507-8648