Belhaven Needs Singers for the 91st Singing Christmas Tree

September 20, 2023 (Jackson, Miss.) - Belhaven University is sending an open invitation to join students, staff, faculty, and alumni on the 91st Belhaven Singing Christmas Tree, happening December 1-2 at 7:30 p.m. 

Anyone in the community can now become more than a spectator and participate in the world's oldest singing Christmas tree tradition, started in 1933. 

“Join us for the 91st Belhaven University Singing Christmas Tree,” said Dr. Rebecca Geihsler-Chittom, Belhaven's Chair of the Music Department and Associate Professor of Music. “Singing on the tree is about being part of a rich tradition that is a special gift to our community. My hope is that you will join us on the tree and create some wonderful memories as we kick-off the Christmas season together.”

Fill out the commitment card and let us know if you will be joining us on the 91st Belhaven Singing Christmas Tree.

Participants need to attend only three of the rehearsals at the following dates:

Monday, October 2 at 7:30 p.m., Center for the Arts
Monday, October 16 at 7:30 p.m., Center for the Arts
Thursday, November 2 at 6:30 p.m., Center for the Arts
Tuesday, November 14 at 6:30 p.m., Center for the Arts
Monday, November 27 at 6:30 p.m., Center for the Arts

Dress rehearsal will be held on Thursday, November 30 at 6 p.m. at the Belhaven Bowl Stadium.
If you need additional information, contact Marie Theisen at or 601-974-6497.