Community asked to join HU in music performances

HUNTINGTON, Ind. The Huntington University Concert Choir would like to invite the community to perform with them as they combine with the Huntington University Orchestra and College Park United Brethren Choir for a performance of Beethoven's "Mass in C Major" on Nov. 13 at College Park United Brethren Church in Huntington as well as the 57th annual performance of Handel's "Messiah" on Dec. 4 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Huntington.

Both performances will begin at 7:30 p.m.

The public is invited to come and sing with the choir or play in the HU orchestra. Choir rehearsals will be held at the Merillat Center for the Arts from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursdays beginning Sept. 1 through Dec. 1while orchestra rehearsals will be held on Tuesdays from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. beginning Sept. 6 through Nov. 29.

For the Beethoven's "Mass," there will be a dress rehearsal held at College Park UB Church at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 12, and the dress rehearsal for "Messiah" will be from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at St. Mary Catholic Church.

Dress for the performances for the ladies will be a black dress, and for the men will be a dark suit with a white shirt and dark tie.

Everyone is welcome to join in the fun and bring a friend.

For more information, contact the Huntington University Music Office at 260-359-4262.