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Programs Welcome Christmas!

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New for 2017, "Welcome Christmas!" is a perennial Christmas favorite from VocalEssence, one of the world's premier choral ensembles. Join host John Birge for an hour of traditional carols and new discoveries, including the world premiere of two carols from the annual Christmas Carol Contest. 

Host

John Birge

John Birge has been hosting, producing and performing classical music for more than 25 years. Since 1997, he has been hosting on Minnesota Public Radio's Classical Music Service. He played French horn for the Cincinnati Symphony and Pops Orchestra and performed with them on their centennial tour of Europe in 1995. He was trained at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, Eastman School of Music and Interlochen Arts Academy.

Length

59:00. 3 segments including a one-minute floating break.

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Preview/Audition Audio available 11/15/2017
Date content will be uploaded - 12/1/2017
Rundown available - 12/1/2017

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Promos

Promos available 12/15/2017

Broadcast Window

12/1/2017 - 12/31/2017 with multiple airings permitted.

Broadcast Rights

Affiliate stations may carry this program multiple times before January 1, 2018. The program must be carried in its entirety. No excerpting is permitted. Simulcast streaming rights are available for this program. Prior to carrying this program, stations must contact their American Public Media Station Relations Representative.

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