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December 2005
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Meet the company commanders
Helping hurricane victims
General's Journal
New president arrives on January 3
When Pomp and Circumstance Fade
A company built on principles

Corps of Cadets presents annual candlelight service



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 92% of U.S. web users already have installed)

Cadets from the Protestant Choir, Catholic Choir, Gospel Choir, Chorale, and members of The Citadel Regimental Band took part in this annual celebration of


Cadets waiting to participate in
the 2005 Procession of Lights
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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 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.)


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