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Wittenberg University Hosts 29th Annual Community Messiah Sing

December 2, 2010  
 Filed in Arts and Culture

Weaver Chapel

Springfield, Ohio – Wittenberg University will host the 29th annual Community Sing of George Friedrich Handel’s Messiah at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 6, in Weaver Chapel. The concert, in which the audience is the chorus, is sponsored by Wittenberg’s Department of Music, the Ruth B. and Thomas F. Mackey Foundation and Choral Arts of Springfield.

Soloists for the performance include Adjunct Professor of Music Susan Musselman, soprano, Emily Heinz, alto, Jason Heister, tenor, and Professor of Music and Department Chair David Schubert, baritone. Professor Emeritus of Music Trudy Faber will accompany on the organ and harpsichord. Adjunct Instructor of Music Basil Fett will conduct.

Instrumental section leaders and soloists include Adjunct Instructor of Music Lesa DeBorde and Maretta Alden, both playing the violin, Yaël Senamaud playing the viola and Jennifer Jill Araya playing the violoncello.

Established choirs of Wittenberg and the surrounding Springfield area are urged to attend the event and enjoy this unique singing experience. Singers are asked to bring their own scores, although some will also be available at the door. Admission is free.

For more information, call Wittenberg’s Department of Music at (937) 327-7341.

Written By: Phyllis Eberts

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