WSHU Holiday Programs

Credit Courtesy of Pixabay

WSHU is bringing you a wide selection of special programs this holiday season, including music and thoughts for Hanukkah; songs, carols and stories for Christmas; music for Kwaanza and the political satire of the Capitol Steps.

On behalf of all of us at WSHU, we wish you a wonderful holiday season and a peaceful, happy new year.

Candles Burning Brightly

Dec 13, 2017
Wikimedia Commons

In celebration of Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, "Candles Burning Brightly" explores Chanukah foods and traditional activities – and plenty of music.

Wednesday, December 13
8 p.m. to 9 p.m.
WSHU-FM or via streaming

A Festival Of Nine Lessons And Carols

Nov 22, 2017
Dmitry Tonkonog / Wikimedia Commons

This music and spoken word broadcast was recorded live at the chapel of King's College in Cambridge, England. The 30-voice King's College Choir performs the legendary Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols service of Biblical readings and music.

Sunday, December 24
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
WSHU-FM, WSUF and via streaming

Monday, December 25
8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
WSHU-FM and via streaming

Welcome Christmas!

Nov 22, 2017
Courtesy of VocalEssence

Welcome Christmas! is a perennial Christmas favorite from VocalEssence, one of the world's premier choral ensembles. It features an hour of traditional carols and new discoveries, including the world premiere of two carols from the annual Christmas Carol Contest.

Tuesday, December 19
8 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Wednesday, December 27
9 p.m. – 10 p.m.

WSHU-FM and via streaming

St. Olaf Christmas Festival

Nov 22, 2017
Courtesy of St. Olaf College

The festival includes hymns, carols, choral works, as well as orchestral selections celebrating the Nativity and featuring more than 500 student musicians in five choirs, and the St. Olaf Orchestra. 

Monday, December 25
10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 
WSHU-FM or via streaming

Holiday Music From WSHU

Nov 22, 2017
Courtesy of Pixabay

Selections made by WSHU's music staff. Hosted by Music Director Kate Remington.

Monday, December 25
9 a.m. to 10 a.m., and 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
WSHU-FM or via streaming