Comfort and Joy

Comfort and Joy

On Dec. 8, 2019, the University of St. Thomas hosted its 32nd annual Christmas concert. Two festive performances featured "Comfort and Joy" composed by Jocelyn Hagen, as well as traditional carols and innovative contemporary works. Minneapolis’ Orchestra Hall welcomed over 2,500 alumni, parents and friends as the concerts showcased the talents of more than 300 student performers in 10 university music ensembles.

The hourlong "Comfort and Joy" concert can be viewed on Twin Cities Public Television (TPT). This broadcast is made possible by a generous gift from Mary Agnes and Alvin McQuinn.

2019 Comfort and Joy Concert CDs

A St. Thomas Christmas concert is a winter tradition for the entire University of St. Thomas community. This concert celebrates the Advent and Christmas season by drawing from both the familiar traditional carols and innovative contemporary selections. This year offers a specifically commissioned piece for the concert. Enjoy the beautifiul sounds of a St. Thomas Christmas for years to come. Purchase your copy of the 2019 "Comfort and Joy" concert CD for $15.

Proceeds support the St. Thomas Music ensembles international performance tours.

2018 O Wondrous Night Concert CDs

Enjoy the beautifiul sounds of a St. Thomas Christmas for years to come. Purchase your copy of the 2018 "O Wondrous Night" concert CD for $15 (music@stthomas.edu).

Proceeds support the St. Thomas Music ensembles' international performance tours.

2017 So Bright the Star

The hourlong So Bright the Star concert can be viewed across the nation and is streamed at TPT.org. This broadcast is made possible by a generous gift from Mary Agnes and Alvin McQuinn.