The ONU Department of Music readies for the free concert scheduled for Dec. 6 at the Ada First United Methodist Church. (Photo submitted)
The ONU Department of Music readies for the free concert scheduled for Dec. 6 at the Ada First United Methodist Church. (Photo submitted)

ADA — The Ohio Northern University Department of Music presents “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas,” featuring the ONU University Singers and the ONU Chamber Singers, at the First United Methodist Church on Sunday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m.

The concert is free and open to the public.

The University Singers, directed by Dr. Ben Ayling, will perform a varied selection of pieces, including works by Michael Praetorius, Howard Helvey, Arvo Pärt, Eriks Ešenvalds, Eric Whitacre and Moses Hogan. Additionally, the choir will perform along with special guest Ben Ayettey, a dancer, drummer and visiting Fulbright Scholar from Africa.

The ONU Chamber Singers will sing a set of vocal jazz and Christmas carols leading into a holiday celebration of choral music by the University Singers.