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12/8 Lessons and Carols: CU Music

Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 7:30pm

Sage Chapel
Central Campus

UPDATE: As of 12/5, all tickets have been distributed for both nights of Lessons and Carols, but check back at periodically in case tickets get returned. Limited tickets may be available at the door as capacity allows.

For ticketholders:

  • Bring your ticket(s) on your smartphone, or printed out.
  • Enter through the South entrance of Sage Chapel (closest to the Cornell Store) between 6:45pm-7:15pm. There is no indoor waiting area at Sage Chapel.
  • Your ticket expires at 7:15pm, so please arrive before then to guarantee a seat inside. At 7:15pm, any empty seats will be made available to the standby line.

Those without tickets may join the standby line at the North entrance of Sage Chapel (closest to Olin Library). After 7:15pm, the standby line will be admitted if there are seats available.


Cornell University Lessons and Carols sung by the Cornell University Chorus and Glee Club, interspersed with audience carols and traditional readings by members of the Cornell community, with conductor Robert Isaacs.

To provide a better audience experience, free tickets will be available online in advance, starting on November 18 Tickets will expire at 7:15pm on Dec. 8, at which point, a standby line will be admitted as capacity allows.

The doors will not open before 6:45pm, and there is no indoor waiting area. Willard Straight Hall is available as an indoor waiting area with restrooms.

Your entire party should try to enter together if you plan to sit together.

If you are in need of accommodations for this event, please contact by Dec. 2.

This performance will also take place on Dec. 9.

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Music, Performance


Cornell United Religious Work, Department of Music



Free and open to the public; advance online tickets recommended

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Laurel Gilmer

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