(December 11, 2007)

Contact: Rick DelaHaya, Centenary News Services, 318.869.5073

Centenary Choir Concert to be Televised in Shreveport Area

SHREVEPORT, La.— For the seventh consecutive year, Willis-Knighton Health System will present the Centenary College Choir's television concert of holiday music.

Three programs are scheduled to air in the Shreveport area on KTBS TV-3: Sunday, December 16 at 5:30 p.m.; Monday, Dec. 24, at 10:35 p.m. and Tuesday, Dec. 25, at 7 p.m. on KTBS 24-hour news channel.

The 60-plus member choir is under the direction of David Hobson and will perform such Christmas classics as Ray Charles' arrangement of "Jingle Bells," "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" as arranged by John Rutter, "Climb to the Top of the Highest Mountain" and "Birthday Carol" written by David Willcocks. Missy Wise will be a featured soloist singing Mel Torme's "The Christmas Song." Of particular interest is the piece "Open Your Heart at Christmas" written by former choir alumnus James Eakin.

About Centenary

Centenary College of Louisiana is a private, four-year arts and sciences college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Centenary is one of 16 colleges and universities constituting the Associated Colleges of the South and is regularly rated as one of the top colleges in the South.