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Wittenberg University Hosts 30th Annual Community Messiah Sing

November 29, 2011  
 Filed in Community, Events

Springfield, Ohio – Wittenberg University will host the 30th annual Community Sing of George Friedrich Handel’s Messiah at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, in Weaver Chapel. The concert, in which the audience is the chorus, is sponsored by Wittenberg’s Department of Music and the Ruth B. and Thomas F. Mackey Foundation.

Soloists for the performance include Adjunct Professor of Music Susan Musselman, soprano, Jason Heister, tenor, and Professor of Music and Department Chair David Schubert, baritone. Instrumentalists include Springfield Symphony Orchestra members David Smarelli and Lesa DeBorde, violin, Pat King, viola, and Joseph Mueller, cello. Professor Emeritus of Music Trudy Faber will accompany on the organ and harpsichord. Adjunct Instructor of Music Basil Fett will conduct.

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. Free will donations will be collected. For more information, call Wittenberg’s Department of Music at 937-327-7341.

Written By: Ryan Maurer

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