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May 19, 2013
The Highland Chorale Music Department Presents Handel's Messiah
by Press Release
The Highland Choral Music Department is proud to present its annual concert of George F. Handel's "Messiah" at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 5 at First Presbyterian Church, 302 West Stephenson, Freeport. The department’s performance of Handel’s Messiah has become a holiday tradition.
“This magnificent composition provides us with the opportunity to present a diverse range of talent from Northwest Illinois and Southern Wisconsin,” according to Allen Redford, HCC’s director of Choral Music. “Performed in the beautiful surrounding and majestic acoustics of the First Presbyterian Church this concert is a wonderful way for families and friends to celebrate the Holidays.”
The Chorale is a 60-voice mixed choir that performs a variety of sacred and secular music from the 16th century to the present. The Chamber Singers is a 16 voice auditioned choir comprised of Highland music students.
Admission is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, and $6 for students. Tickets may be reserved online at www.highland.edu and may also be reserved by calling the Highland Community College Box Office weekdays from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 815.235.6127.