Messiah Sing-along Sunday in Herrick Chapel

Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010 12:00 am

Grinnell, IA -  

Grinnell College will host a sing-along of selections from George Frideric Handel’s classic "Messiah" on Sun., Dec. 12 at 3 p.m. in Herrick Chapel on the Grinnell College campus.

The Second Annual Handel’s "Messiah" Sing is open to all who wish to participate, and will feature several selections from the work, including the well-known "Hallelujah!" chorus. No previous experience is necessary, but an optional rehearsal will take place at 1 p.m. in Herrick Chapel. Scores are available to borrow or feel free to bring your own.

Professor of Music John Rommereim will conduct the performance. The sing will feature soloists Lisa Henderson, soprano, and Rommereim, bass, accompanied by college organist Linda Bryant and string quartet.

The "Messiah" group sing is sponsored by the Grinnell College Chaplain’s Office. Herrick Chapel is located at 1128 Park St. on the Grinnell campus. Grinnell welcomes the participation of people with disabilities. If accommodations are needed, please contact the event’s sponsoring organization as soon as possible to make a request.