“Messiah” Community Sing-Along To Be Held Dec. 10 At First Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Dr. Lonnie Mcalister conducts the Messiah chamber orchestra
Dr. Lonnie Mcalister conducts the Messiah chamber orchestra

A “Messiah” Community Sing-Along will take place at the Chattanooga First Seventh-day Adventist Church, 7450 Standifer Gap Road, on Sunday, Dec. 10 at 3 p.m.  Attendees will sing Händel’s “Messiah” choruses under the direction of Dr. Lonnie McCalister, Lee University’s former dean of the School of Music.

"This Chattanooga-area all-denominational event is free and is offered as a community service. This is a unique opportunity for audience participation in what has become the musical hallmark of the season. An offering will be taken," officials said.

The event includes a chamber orchestra and professional soloists. Soloists are Cynthia Johnson, soprano; Jessica Kodsi, mezzo-soprano; Andrea Dismukes, contralto; James Frost, tenor; and Tony Deaton, bass. Refreshments will follow the program. 

"Nearly 500 people attend the Sing-Along each year.  Bring your own score; a limited number of chorus books are available on loan for the event," officials said.

For more information, call 423-605-2468.  

Driving directions: At intersection of Gunbarrel and Shallowford Rd., take Gunbarrel north to roundabout. Church entrance is about 1/4 mile farther on right. 
 


Messiah Community Sing-Along
Messiah Community Sing-Along


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