News Release


Mount Marty College Vespers to be Broadcast Christmas Eve

Published Date11\25\2013
The Benedictine Sisters of Sacred Heart Monastery and the Mount Marty College Music Department will present their annual Vespers performance on Sunday, December 8th. The free performances are at 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. in the Bishop Marty Memorial Chapel on the Mount Marty College campus.

This year's Vespers performance is titled, "The Rose of Christmastide," and will feature music about Mary, the mother of Christ, and the mythology of her as the rose. Under the direction of Director of Choral Activities, Dr. Kenneth Tice, the choirs of Mount Marty College will present music from classical settings of Marian prayers, contemporary chant inspired music, carols, and contemporary classics that help shape the story of Mary.

Tickets to Vespers are free and space is limited to 500 people per performance. Due to overwhelming popularity of the event, tickets are no longer available. For those unable to obtain tickets to the performances, the event will be broadcast this year on radio and for the first time on television. The television broadcast will be on South Dakota Public Television Christmas Eve, December 24, 2013 at 7:00 pm (Central Time). Check your local television listing for channel information. The radio broadcast can also be heard Christmas Eve at 5:00 pm on KYNT 1450AM or online at www.kynt1450.com.

For questions or further information on Vespers, please contact Wyatt Yager at events@mtmc.edu.