SMU Chorale to spread holiday cheer around Puget Sound
November 30, 2007
Lacey, Washington — The Saint Martin's University
Chorale will be performing aboard an Argosy Christmas Ship on Thursday,
Dec. 6, marking the group’s fifth year of participation in Argosy’s
unique caroling celebration. The Chorale invites the SMU community to
join the holiday cruise, which departs from the Tacoma waterfront. The
cruise lasts from 7:00 to 9:45 p.m., dropping anchor for performances at
the Museum of Glass from 7:00 to 7:20 p.m. and Gig Harbor from 8:20 to
8:40 p.m. Tickets are $34 for adults and $19 for children ages 5-12 and
can be purchased online at
The Dec. 6 cruise is part of the Argosy Christmas
Ship Festival, an annual holiday tradition in the Pacific Northwest.
During the month-long festival, ships sail to various Puget Sound
locations, stopping near waterfront communities for 20-minute on-board
performances by local choirs. Audiences on land and in nearby boats
enjoy the holiday selections, which are broadcast from the ship via a
Argosy donates a portion of all ticket sales to The
Seattle Times Fund For The Needy.
Saint Martin’s University is an independent
four-year, Catholic, coeducational university located on a 320-acre
wooded campus in Lacey, Washington. Established in 1895 by the Catholic
Order of Saint Benedict, the University is one of 18 Benedictine
colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, and the only
one west of the Rocky Mountains. Saint Martin’s University prepares
students for successful lives through its 21 majors and six graduate
programs spanning the liberal arts, business, education and engineering.
Saint Martin’s welcomes 1,250 students from many ethnic and religious
backgrounds to its main campus, and 650 more to its five extension
campuses located at Fort Lewis Army Post, McChord Air Force Base,
Olympic College, Centralia College and Tacoma Community College.
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