The 19th annual Westmont Christmas Festival, which combines orchestra and choirs, will take place 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, at the Granada Theatre.

The festival, called Fullness of Joy, celebrates the Christmas story through Scripture, poetry and Christmas music from around the world and throughout the centuries. The event features the Westmont Orchestra, College Choir and Chamber Singers.

Tickets, at $22 each, go on sale at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1 at For more ticket information or to purchase by phone, contact the Granada box office at 805-899-2222.

Ruth Lin, who has worked with orchestras and conductors from around the world, conducts the Westmont Orchestra and chairs the college’s music department.

Alumnus Daniel Gee (’13), Westmont director of choral activities and director of the Santa Barbara Youth Symphony, will conduct the Westmont College Choir and Chamber Singers.

Zig Reichwald, Adams professor of music and worship, and alumnus Paul Mori (’77), conductor of the Santa Barbara Prime Time Band, will lead the congregational hymns.