An Azusa Pacific University holiday tradition spanning more than 26 years, “Celebrate Christmas 2012: Sing, Joy to the World!,” takes place Nov. 30, at 7:30 p.m., and Dec. 2, at 2 and 6 p.m., at Lake Avenue Church, located at 393 N. Lake Avenue in Pasadena.

“Celebrate Christmas” features the Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Bel Canto Women's Choir, University Choir, Men’s Chorale, Oratorio Choir, Handbell Choir, Chamber Singers, Wind Ensemble, and Guitar Ensemble. With more than 400 musicians, this event represents the School of Music’s largest performance of the year and draws audiences that exceed 5,000.

Purchase tickets online at or at the Felix Event Center Box Office, located on West Campus, at 701 E. Foothill Blvd., in Azusa. Ticket prices range from $2.50 to $38.50. Purchase five tickets and receive a sixth in the same section for free, depending upon availability.