December events at Saint Mary’s include an abundance of music guaranteed to get you in the holiday spirit and some hot jazz to help warm your winter nights. Mark your calendars for:
• SMU jazz ensemble, jazz combo and World Drum Ensemble concert, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m., Page Theatre. Under the new direction of Eric Heukeshoven, the jazz groups will perform classic to contemporary works.
• Lessons & Carols, Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m., Chapel of Saint Mary of the Angels. The performance by the Concert Choir, Chamber Singers and Women’s Choir celebrates Advent and the Nativity through sung and spoken word.
• Concert Band performance, Dec. 9 at 3 p.m., Page Theatre. This concert will feature many holiday favorites for everyone in the family. A musical lobby party and cookie reception follows.
• Vanessa Trouble, Dec. 20 at 7:30 p.m., Minnesota Marine Art Museum. Tickets for this “Off the Page” concert are sold out. The locally raised jazz vocalist will sing holiday songs with a jazz beat.
Tickets for student performances are all $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors and are available at www.pagetheatre.org or at the SMU Box Office, Ext. 1715.