Get in the Holiday Spirit with a Concert by U of M, Crookston Music Department on Saturday, December 4, 2010, at 3:30 p.m. in Kiehle Auditorium

The University of Minnesota Music and Theater Department will present a Winter/Christmas Concert on Saturday, December 4, 2010, at 3:30 p.m. in Kiehle Auditorium. The concert, under the direction of George French will feature the U of M, Crookston Choir and other small ensembles and soloists.  The one-hour concert will be followed by a light supper served by the choir featuring chili and other treats. A free-will donation will be taken at that time.

Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers 29 bachelor's degree programs, 18 minors, and more than 40 concentrations, including several online degrees, in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of about 1,400 undergraduates from more than 25 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit

Contact: George French, associate professor, 218-281-8266 (; Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director, communications, 218-281-8432 (