Community asked to join Huntington University Concert Choir for performance of ‘Messiah’

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2010-10-14

Huntington, Ind. — The Huntington University Concert Choir invites individuals to join the choir as they team up with the Huntington University Orchestra for the 56th annual performance of Handel’s “Messiah.”

The performance will be 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntington.

For those interested, rehearsals will be held at the Merillat Center for the Arts on the Huntington University campus from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 25, Nov. 1, 8 and 22. A dress rehearsal will be held from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 4 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

The choir will be performing the Watkins Shaw (Novello) score. Scores will be available for purchase at the first practice for $8.50. Dress for the performance will be a black dress for the women and a dark suit with a white shirt and dark tie for the men.

Anybody is welcome to join and please bring a friend.

For more information, contact the choir director, Dr. George Killian, at 260-359-4247 or the HU Music Office at 260-359-4262.

 

Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).  
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Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
260.359.4129
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
260.359.4284