MVNU invites community to be involved in Messiah
September 13, 2012
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio --Mount Vernon Nazarene University's Choral Union is beginning preparation for the annual presentation of Handel's Messiah, scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at 7 p.m. MVNU is pleased to invite community members to sing with the students in this traditional performance.
Interested singers should provide a reference from a choral director or other qualified musician to Dr. Robert Tocheff either by letter (800 Martinsburg Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050), by phone (740-397-9000, ext. 3001) or by e-mail (Bob.Tocheff@mvnu.edu).
Rehearsal times are Wednesdays, from 4:30-5:30 p.m., in the Nease Rehearsal Hall, room 124, of the R.R. Hodges Chapel/Fine Arts Center on the MVNU campus. The first rehearsal will be Wednesday, Sept. 26. Regular rehearsal attendance will be expected to prepare a quality performance.
Singers will need to provide a score, preferably the G. Schirmer edition that can be purchased at the MVNU Cougar Corner Bookstore. Please join the MVNU and Knox County community for this significant event of the Christmas season.
Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private, four-year, intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students, graduate students and working adults. With a 400-acre main campus in Mount Vernon, Ohio, and several convenient Graduate and Professional Studies sites throughout the state, MVNU emphasizes academic excellence, spiritual growth and service to community and church. MVNU offers an affordable education to more than 2,600 students from 26 states and seven countries/U.S. territories.