Holiday Traditions

*Save the Date*

Sunday, December 10th, 2017 at 4:00 PM 


A wonderful holiday concert at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts featuring area youth choral and orchestra groups.  The traditions continues under the direction of Professor Gary Langford, Professor of Music Emeritus at the University of Florida and Conductor of the Alachua County Youth Orchestra.

Tickets for the Holiday Traditions Concert are now available below

or through the Phillips Center Box Office:

(352) 392-ARTS -or- (800) 905-ARTS

Online at

Visit the Stop Children’s Cancer Will Call Table in the Phillips Center Lobby before the concert to pick-up tickets purchased through Stop Children’s Cancer and with any further questions. 


Performing groups for 2015 were  P.K. Yonge Vocal Ensemble, Eastside High School Chamber Singers, Alachua County Youth Orchestra, The Gainesville Youth Chorus and Concertina Choir, and Buchholz High School Advanced Choral Ensemble.

Click to view the Polar Express Finale Video

View Photos from past Holiday Traditions Concerts Here:



From 2012-2014, we featured a very special soloist. Meet Hyla Marlin – Singer, Supporter and Survivor. Read Hyla’s letter to us.