GENEVA, NY-An Advent Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 7, in St. John’s Chapel, on S. Main Street on the Hobart and William Smith Colleges campus.
Everyone will join in singing traditional Advent carols accompanied by Colleges organist, Mary Ann Hamilton. The Colleges Chorale, under the direction of Robert Cowles, and a student a cappella group will offer several anthems as well. First conceived in the late 19th century, the service was later adapted for use in King’s College Chapel at Christmas.
This event is free and open to the public.