Christmas at Luther

December 5 - 8, 2024

Save the dates for Christmas at Luther 2024! Join us for a musical celebration of the Advent season, featuring hundreds of student musicians.

Performances in the Center for Faith and Life:

  • Thursday, December 5, 2024 – 5:45 p.m.
  • Friday, December 6, 2024 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 7, 2024 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 8, 2024  – 2:30 p.m. (also livestreamed)

Tickets will be made available for purchase in early fall.  Access to ticket purchasing occurs by group according to a staggered schedule that includes donors; parents of performers; alumni and parents of non-performing current students; Luther College students, faculty, and staff; and the general public.

Some previous performances are available for streaming and purchase through Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music, and YouTube Music.


Experience the Tradition

Radio broadcasts:

  • KCCK 88.3 FM Cedar Rapids/Iowa City: December 20, 6 p.m.
  • WVRQ AM Viroqua: December 25, 9 a.m.
  • Wisconsin Public Radio: December 24, 11 a.m. and December 25, 2 p.m.
  • KCZQ 102.3 FM Cresco: December 24, 1:00 p.m.
  • Iowa Public Radio: December 24, 11 a.m. and December 25, 4 p.m.
  • KCMR 97.9 FM Blue Earth: December 24, 9 a.m.

Television broadcasts:

  • FOX28 Cedar Rapids: December 23, 5:306:30 p.m.
  • KTIV Sioux City: December 24, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. 
  • KIMT Rochester/Mason City: December 25, 6–7 a.m. and 7–8 a.m.
  • KAIT/ABC Jonesboro, Arkansas: December 25, 6–7 a.m.
  • CBS2 Cedar Rapids: December 25, 910 a.m.

Additional broadcast details will be added as they become available.

Watch past performances on the Luther College Music Department YouTube channel.  2022 PLAYLIST

Listen to previous performances on Spotify, Amazon Music, and Apple Music!

Free for High School Juniors and Seniors

Especially for high school juniors and seniors interested in pursuing music at Luther, the Christmas at Luther Music Showcase Day on Nov. 30 provides an opportunity for a behind-the-scenes look at the performance, as well as a chance to meet with students and faculty.

Photo Gallery

Christmas at Luther 2022: The Gifts They Gave Emmanuel

Christmas at Luther 2021: Awake! And Greet the New Morn

Christmas at Luther 2020: For Everyone Born

Christmas at Luther 2019: Whom Angels Greet with Anthems Sweet

Christmas at Luther 2018: Every Voice in Concert Ring