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Celebrate the Season at Whitworth’s 2022 Christmas Festival Concert

November 28, 2022

The Whitworth University Music Department is pleased to present the 2022 Christmas Festival Concert, Nowell Sing We, at the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, Saturday, Dec. 10, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 11, at 3 p.m. 

The concert features Christmas music from the Whitworth Choir and the Forest Treble Choir under the direction of Xiaosha Lin, DMA, director of choral activities. The Ponderosa Tenor/Bass Choir, directed by Joshua Chism, Ph.D., associate director of choral activities, will also perform. Throughout the concert, guests will hear beautiful melodies and solos by members of the Whitworth Chamber Orchestra, led by Philip Baldwin, DMA, professor of music. Whitworth welcomes guest organist John Bodinger, DMA, for these special holiday performances.  

Tickets are $20 for general admission; $15 for seniors (62-plus), Whitworth University faculty and staff, and non-Whitworth students; and free for Whitworth students with valid ID. Tickets may be purchased online at the Fox Theater website here.

About the Whitworth Music Program:

The Whitworth University Music Department, accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, provides superb training in music as well as a thorough introduction to this essential element of the liberal arts. Whitworth music majors have gone on to prestigious graduate schools, fulfilling performance careers and successful teaching positions. Many non-music majors participate in the university’s renowned touring ensembles and enroll in private lessons through the music department. 

Whitworth University offers bachelor of arts degrees in music ministry, composition, instrumental performance, jazz performance, piano performance, piano pedagogy, vocal performance and music education. Music scholarships are available to both music majors and non-majors.

About Whitworth University:

Located in Spokane, Wash., Whitworth is a private liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian church. The university, which has an enrollment of more than 2,500 students, offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.


Whitworth Music Office at or (509) 777-3280.

Trisha Coder, media relations manager, Whitworth University, (509) 777-4703 or