Community asked to join HU in music performances

Orchestra, choir to present Beethoven’s ‘Mass in C Major’ and Handel’s ‘Messiah’
FOR RELEASE
2011-08-16
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.
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