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Hanging of the Green celebrated at Cumberlands


The Chorale

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Hanging of the Green, the annual kick-off to the Christmas season, was held at University of the Cumberlands on November 27. The service, which featured congregational singing, as well as special music from on-campus musical groups, took place in the Gatliff Chapel.

The choral groups on campus, the Chamber Choir, Chorale and the Cumberland Singers, performed several songs at the service, which included traditional favorites such as “Mary Did You Know” and “God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen.” Music department professors Dr. Patrick Tuck and Gayle Majors also performed an arrangement of “Ode to Joy,” on trumpet and organ, respectively.


The Cumberland Singers

A public reception was held at the home of University President Dr. Jim Taylor and Mrs. Dinah Taylor immediately following the service.

University of the Cumberlands, located in Williamsburg, Kentucky, is a private liberal arts college in its 118th year of operation. Cumberlands offers four undergraduate degrees in 37 major fields of study, 30 minors and nine pre-professional programs, graduate degrees and certifications in education as well as online programs.