BATAVIA – The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Associate Director Paul Ferington, will be featured in a holiday pops concert Dec. 11 as the Genesee Community College Foundation presents Encore 2012, its annual holiday gala on the college’s Batavia campus.

Also spotlighted in the new Roz Steiner Art Gallery will be an exhibit of large-scale canvasses, drawings and videos by Alfred University assistant art professor Dale Inglett.

The black-tie optional evening will begin with a private prelude VIP reception at 5 with Ferington and Inglett, followed by a dinner at 6 in the William W. Stuart Forum. The concert at 8 in the Stuart Steiner Theatre will be followed by a dessert finale.

Tickets are limited and are offered at four donation levels – $100 individual, $300 for two, $600 for four, including the prelude reception, and $1,000 for six, including the reception.

Proceeds benefit student scholarships. Call the foundation at (585) 345-6809.