Messiah Community Choir begins Oct. 7

Local singers, along with faculty and staff of Cornell College, are invited to join community choir rehearsals in preparation for a performance of Handel’s Messiah.

Rehearsals begin Sunday, Oct. 7 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in McCague Hall of King Chapel.  Those who have access to copies of the score are asked to bring them.

Rehearsals will continue each Sunday in October and November. The concert is Saturday, December 1 at 7:30 in King Chapel.

The community choir will join with Cornell Concert Choir and alumni soloists to present the Christmas portion of Handel’s Messiah.  The concert will close with the Hallelujah Chorus. Lynda Hakken is organist for the event.

Contact Lisa Hearne, choral director, by email ( or telephone 895-4221 for additional information.