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Wittenberg University Hosts 31st Annual Community Messiah Sing

November 27, 2012  
 Filed in Community, Events

Springfield, Ohio – Wittenberg University will host the 31st annual Community Sing of George Friedrich Handel’s Messiah at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, in Weaver Chapel. The concert, in which the audience is the chorus, is sponsored by Wittenberg’s Department of Music.

Soloists for the performance include April Bennett, soprano, Rachael Boezi, mezzo-soprano, Jason Heister, tenor, and Professor of Music David Schubert, baritone. Instrumentalists include Springfield Symphony Orchestra members David Smarelli and Lesa DeBorde, violin, Pat King, viola, and Joseph Mueller, cello. Professor Emerita of Music Trudy Faber will accompany by playing the organ and harpsichord, and Adjunct Instructor of Music Basil Fett will conduct.

Established choirs of Wittenberg and the surrounding Springfield area, as well as all individuals who enjoy singing, are urged to attend the event to 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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