Sing-A-Long with IWU Choirs to Handel's "Messiah"
Nov. 20, 2014
Illinois Wesleyan University will present a Sing-A-Long of the “Christmas” portion
of George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 11 a.m. in Evelyn Chapel.
First performed in Dublin in 1742, “Messiah” has become one of the most well known
choral works in Western music.
The Dec. 3 performance will feature Illinois Wesleyan’s Collegiate and University
Choirs, as well as faculty soloists: Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Jamie-Rose
Guarrine, Assistant Professor of Music William Hudson, Visiting Assistant Professor
of Music Robert Mangialardi, Adjunct Instructor Jennifer Hilbish-Schuetz, and Senior
Operations Coordinator for the School of Music Jane Smolen.
The concert will be conducted by Provost Jonathan Green, and accompanied by University
Organist Susan Klotzbach and Visiting Assistant Professor Lisa Nelson on violin.
Scores will be available for audience members to sing-a-long to Handel’s holiday masterpiece.
By Danielle Kamp ’15