Huntington University Concert Choir, Orchestra to present 56th annual ‘Messiah’ performance

"Messiah", Huntington University
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2010-11-19
Huntington, Ind. — The Huntington University Concert Choir and Orchestra will join members of the Community Festival Chorus to present the 56th annual performance of Handel’s “Messiah.”

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

Featured soloists will include Huntington University adjunct faculty member Joni Killian, soprano; Indiana Wesleyan faculty member Lisa Dawson, alto; Taylor University faculty member Dr. Shederick Whipple, tenor; and Ball State student Brayton Arvin, baritone. Dr. George W. Killian, Huntington University associate professor and director of choral activities and music education, will be the conductor for the performance.

The event is free and open to the public. 
 
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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