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UTRGV Holiday Concerts Sure to Delight All

UTRGV School of Music Holiday Concerts

RIO GRANDE VALLEY – NOV. 15, 2017 – Ring in the holiday season with The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Music. Performances will take place at the TSC Arts Center in Brownsville and the UTRGV Performing Arts Complex in Edinburg throughout November and December.

  • The School of Music will kick off its holiday concerts with a performance by the Jazz Orchestra, 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 29, at the TSC Arts Center in Brownsville
  • Sing along to holiday tunes with the UTRGV Master Chorale at its Home for the Holidays concert, 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 2 at the TSC Arts Center in Brownsville. Come early at 6:15 p.m. for a pre-concert performance by the Community Flute Choir, featuring middle and high school students, UTRGV students, and flute lovers throughout the Rio Grande Valley.
A Mexican Christmas
A Mexican Christmas
  • Treat yourself to a performance of the Christmas portion of G.F. Handel’s Messiah at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, at the TSC Arts Center in Brownsville. The UTRGV Master Chorale, Brownsville Festival Chorus, and high school choirs from Brownsville, San Benito, and Harlingen will perform with the UTRGV Symphony Orchestra and soloists Cathy Compton, Jasmin De la Cruz, David Sadlier, and Daniel Hunter-Holly.
  • Take in all of the sounds and color of a traditional Mexican celebration with the UTRGV Ballet Folklórico and Mariachi Aztlán’s “A Mexican Christmas” performance 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at the Performing Arts Complex on the UTRGV Edinburg campus.
  • The UTRGV School of Music will close its 2017 holiday concert season with a performance by the UTRGV Flute Ensemble 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11, at the Performing Arts Complex on the Edinburg Campus.

For more information about these concerts or for special accommodations, email or call (956) 665-3881. To purchase tickets, visit

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) was created by the Texas Legislature in 2013 as the first major public university of the 21st century in Texas. This transformative initiative provided the opportunity to expand educational opportunities in the Rio Grande Valley, including a new School of Medicine, and made it possible for residents of the region to benefit from the Permanent University Fund – a public endowment contributing support to the University of Texas System and other institutions.

UTRGV has campuses and off-campus research and teaching sites throughout the Rio Grande Valley including in Boca Chica Beach, Brownsville (formerly The University of Texas at Brownsville campus), Edinburg (formerly The University of Texas-Pan American campus), Harlingen, McAllen, Port Isabel, Rio Grande City, and South Padre Island. UTRGV, a comprehensive academic institution, enrolled its first class in the fall of 2015, and the School of Medicine welcomed its first class in the summer of 2016.

Dr. Dahlia Guerra
Assistant Vice President, Office of Public Art / (956) 665-2353

UTRGV Community Relations Liaison / (956) 882-6535
UTRGV Director of News and Internal Communications / (956) 665-2742