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Huntington University To Host 59th Performance Of ‘Messiah’

HUNTINGTON, Ind. — The Huntington University Concert Choir and Orchestra together with the Community Festival Chorus present the 59th annual performance of Handel’s “Messiah.”

The performance will be at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at St. Mary Catholic Church, 903 N. Jefferson St., Huntington.
The event is free and open to the public.

The concert will showcase featured soloists senior Brittany Blazier, alto; senior Jacob Smith, tenor; sophomore Osvaldo Gil, bass; and adjunct professor Joni Killian, soprano. Dr. George Killian, director of chorale activities and music education, will conduct.

For more information, call the Huntington University Department of 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 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).