Christmas at Dakota Wesleyan concert planned

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MITCHELL – Members of the Mitchell community and surrounding areas will be warmly welcomed back to one of Dakota Wesleyan University’s signature holiday events.

The Ron and Sheilah Gates Department of Music will come together to perform this year’s Christmas at Dakota Wesleyan concert, “Brightest and Best.”

“Christmas at Dakota Wesleyan is one of my favorite events of the year. It is a joy to bring all of the DWU musical ensembles together to celebrate the season in festive song,” said Clint Desmond, director of choral activities at DWU.

The concert will include multiple musical selections with performances by the Dakota Wesleyan Choir, The Highlanders, Wesleyan Band, LyricWood Orchestra, Wesleyan Jazz Band, and Wesleyan Bells.

The concert is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m. in the DWU Sherman Center. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased online at, by calling 605-995-2603 or at the door the night of the performance. Seating is limited so advance ticket purchase is encouraged.  The concert will also be livestreamed at