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WBAA's John Clare recently spoke with Nick Palmer, Music Director of the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra,  about the next performance, Holidays At The Movies, Saturday, December 15th at 7:30pm at the Long Center in Lafayette.

There's more about the concert here.

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The latest from Deutsche Grammophon with the Chamber Choir of Europe and Nicol Matt features world premieres and favorites by American composer Morten Lauridsen. Pianist, composer, and educator, Lauridsen recently spoke with WBAA Music Director John Clare about Lux Aeterna
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This Sunday the Lafayette Master Chorale continues their 54th season at First Baptist Church in Lafayette. WBAA's John Clare spoke with artistic director Michael Bennett about the concerts Lessons & Carols, and Holiday Fanfares.

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WBAA's John Clare recently spoke with Margot Marlatt, cellist and Artistic Director of the Tippecanoe Chamber Music Society, Jason Ausban, horn, and Anthony Hegarty, bass about the next performance, Holiday Brass, Tuesday, December 11th at 7:00pm at St. John's Episcopal Church in Lafayette.

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John Clare talks to Ellie and Bob Haan, founders of the Haan Mansion Museum of Indiana Art about the museum and tours.  Throughout December there are trains, decorations, and art including treats on the weekends.

Find out more here.  Tours for the holidays continue through December 30th.

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The next concert from the Lafayette Chamber Singers is Sunday afternoon, December 9th, and features selections for the holidays. On the program is music by William Byrd, Ruth Watson Henderson, as well as selections by Hugo Distler, Norman Dello Joio, and Michael Praetorius. Artistic Director Clayton Lein says the program features music old and new, including music for ensemble and piano. WBAA’s John Clare spoke to Lein about “O Magnum Mysterium” in the WBAA studios.

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The award winning NYC Mariachi group Flor de Toloaches performs Thursday night at Purdue University. The Purdue Convocations event starts at 7:30pm at the Purdue Memorial Ballrooms. Flor de Toloaches mix traditional Mexican music with pop tunes, and their own originals. championed by Paul McCartney, Questlove, and Café Tacvba, they hail from diverse cultural backgrounds such as Mexico, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Australia, Colombia, Germany, Italy and the United States.

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Holiday Cheer and All That Jazz takes place Saturday night at Loeb Playhouse with the Purdue Jazz Bands.

WBAA's John Clare spoke with Professor Mo Trout about the traditional holiday concert.

Find out more here.

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The 44th Annual Tuba Christmas is taking place Saturday, December 8th at Loeb Playhouse. It's a tradition started by tuba player and professor Harvey Philips in honor his teacher and mentor William Bell, who was born on Christmas Day! Over 80 musicians will perform holiday favorites on low brass instruments including euphoniums, sousaphones, and tubas.

WBAA's John Clare spoke with Jay Gephart and Jonathan Sweet about the program, and how you can participate!

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The Wabash Valley Youth Symphony present their 18th season opening concert Sunday, November 11th at 7 pm at the Long Center for the Arts in Lafayette. The program includes Franck's Symphony in d minor,  Bernstein's On the Waterfront, and Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto - featuring violinist Peter Zhang. WBAA's John Clare spoke with Zhang and conductor Wilbur Lin about the concert.

Learn more here.

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