Barbara Carter, center, Laura and Julia Rawlings prepare music on the Austrian hackbrett for the Brigham Young University German department's annual German Adventssingen program, Dec. 4, at 6:30 p.m. in the Provo Tabernacle. Admission is free and the public is invited. The adult and children's choirs will wear traditional costumes. A special feature will be Austrian instrumental music with the hackbrett, zither, harp, guitar and recorder. The audience will join in singing several Christmas carols in German. Words and music will be provided. The program is one of many musical presentations and pageants scheduled throughout the Christmas season. Consult the Deseret News Christmas Calendar for other area events.