‘Messiah’ rehearsals set to begin at Huntington University

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2013-10-16
HUNTINGTON, Ind. — The Huntington University Concert Choir together with the Huntington University Orchestra invite you to join them as rehearsals begin for the 59th annual production of Handel’s “Messiah.” The performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntington.

Rehearsals will be from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Studio Theatre in the lower level of the Merillat Centre for the Arts on the Huntington University campus. Rehearsal dates are as follows: Oct. 21 and 28, Nov. 4, 11, 18 and 25 and Dec. 2. A dress rehearsal will take place from 1:30-4 p.m. on Dec. 7 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

These rehearsals are open to the public. Interested participants should note that the Watkins Shaw (Novello) score will be used. If you need to acquire a score, they will be available for purchase at the first rehearsal for $9 apiece.

Dress for the performance is black dresses for ladies and dark suit, dark tie and white shirt for men.

Questions regarding the choir can be directed to Dr. George Killian at 260-359-4247 or the HU Music Department 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