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M&T Bank's 'Holiday Music Under the Dome' returns this December


Mon, Dec 2nd 2019 05:10 pm

Headlined by the BPO, annual concert series includes performances from 10 local schools

There’s something magical about M&T Bank’s gold dome during the holiday season. M&T Bank will again welcome local student choirs and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra to its Fountain Plaza branch to celebrate the season with holiday music from Tuesday, Dec. 3 through Saturday, Dec. 14.

The series will conclude with a headline performance from the BPO, which is slated for 1 p.m. Dec. 14. Holiday shoppers can take a Saturday afternoon break to experience the BPO.

“For many Western New Yorkers, it has become a tradition to visit M&T Bank’s gold dome during the holidays,” said Karen Cullen, manager at M&T Bank’s Fountain Plaza branch. “This beautiful, historic building becomes even more stunning and memorable when it’s decorated for the holidays and filled with festive music.”

“Holiday Music Under the Dome” has become an annual December tradition for the Western New York community, highlighting many talented students from regional schools.

All concerts will happen at noon every weekday, with the exception of the BPO’s performance. The concerts are free and open to the public.

The full concert schedule includes:

  • Tuesday, Dec. 3 – BAVPA Vocal Symphony
  • Wednesday, Dec. 4 – Bishop Timon/St. Jude Men’s Chorus
  • Thursday, Dec. 5 – Gemtones from Mount St. Mary Academy, St. Mary’s School for the Deaf Sign Chorus
  • Friday, Dec. 6 – Canisius High School Performing Ensembles
  • Monday, Dec. 9 – St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute Swing Choir
  • Tuesday, Dec. 10 – Grand Island High School Madrigal Singers
  • Wednesday, Dec. 11 – Sacred Heart Academy Chorale & Chamber Singers
  • Thursday, Dec. 12 – Buffalo Seminary Glee Club & Semachords
  • Friday, Dec. 13 – Iroquois High School Choirs
  • Saturday, Dec. 14 (1-2 p.m.) – Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

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