Augustana Christmas Vespers 2020

Event Details


Date: December 1, 2020

Times: Various times

Support Vespers

The Augustana School of Music presents Christmas Vespers 2020, a celebration of the birth of Christ featuring Augustana’s four choirs, orchestra, and band.  The School of Music has embraced the power of technology to bring this beloved tradition to you virtually through online streaming and television broadcasts.  Read more about the making of Vespers and find out how you can support this incredible initiative by clicking here.

Starting December 1, 2020 you will be able to access segments of Augustana's Christmas Vespers via Augustana's YouTube channel and beginning on Dec. 18th, it will be available via television broadcast as listed below. We hope you enjoy this treasured family tradition of worshipping and experiencing the magic of the season from the comfort of your own home this year.

Dec. 18-25 Broadcast Dates and Times

Station Broadcast Date Airtime
South Dakota Public Broadcasting 12/18 8:00 PM
South Dakota Public Broadcasting 12/24 7:00 PM
Prairie Public Broadcasting 12/24 12:00 Noon
Ozark Public Television TBD  
Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting 12/23 3:00 PM
Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting 12/25 2:30 AM

We are pleased and grateful the following stations will broadcast the 2020 Christmas Vespers program as well, times are still TBD:

Dr. Paul Nesheim directs The Augustana Choir and Chamber Choir. The orchestra is led by Dr. Peter Folliard, and Dr. Lisa Grevlos and Dr. Russell Svenningsen direct Angelus and the University Chorale. Dr. Christopher Unger directs the band.