The South Carolina
Corps of Cadets presented its annual Christmas Candlelight Service
to the Lowcountry at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3, 4 and 5 of 2005 in Summerall Chapel on
The Citadel campus.
Click a Christmas song
(box to the right titled "Citadel Christmas Music")
to listen to it in your web browser.
(This requires Flash 7, which
U.S. web users already have installed)
from the Protestant Choir, Catholic Choir, Gospel Choir, Chorale, and members of
The Citadel Regimental Band took part in this annual celebration of
the birth of Christ, observing the events of the Advent, the Annunciation,
the Birth of the King, and Epiphany through Scripture lessons and carols.
Traditional and international favorites were sung, and special highlights
included the Procession of Lights.
Cadets waiting to participate in
the 2005 Procession of Lights
Cadets coordinate the production
with Nancy Lefter, director of chorale activities, organist Mark A. Bebensee
of the School of Business Administration and Commander Mike Alverson,
director of music.
The hour-long program is free
and open to the public. Donations are accepted. Flash cameras and video
lights are not permitted. This event is one of the most
popular Christmas activities in Charleston.
The Citadel Christmas music
at the top of this page
was recorded during past performances of
the Combined Citadel Choir and the Citadel Chorale.
(Click here to download this music in MP3 format.)