Hunterdon Choral Union performs ‘Messiah’ on Dec. 14 during Hunterdon Central …

December 2, 2014 - garden totes

Messiah is Handel’s many famous origination and is among a many renouned works in Western choral literature. On Sunday, Dec. 14, a Hunterdon Choral Union and Hunterdon Symphony will benefaction Part One, that tells of a Biblical prophecies of a entrance of a Messiah and finishes with a birth of Christ. This opening will take place during 3 p.m. during Hunterdon Central High School, Route 31, Flemington.

The carol and orchestra, destined by Richard McIntyre, will be assimilated by soprano Alejandra Garrido, contralto Daria Dragan, effort Michael Schmidt, and baritone John-Andrew Fernandez. In addition, a Symphony, conducted by Lawrence Kursar, will perform Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins and his Suite No. 3 , along with a Christmas Brass Medley organised by Kursar.

For a Concerto for Two Violins, a Symphony is gratified to benefaction 6 soloists who are members of a HMA Music for Youth program. Nathan Bishop, Stephen Horiuchi, Megan Manalo, Grace Plassche, Nicholas Volkov and Rachel Wang any have been long-time participants in a “Saturday Strings” program. Five of a 6 performers began a investigate of violin during ages 5 to 7 years old, and all have played in a fibre orchestras and cover song and fiddling groups of a girl program, as good as behaving with a Huntedon Youth Symphony in a annual Hunterdon Musical Arts summer camp. Now in high school, they paint 4 schools in a area – North Hunterdon, Hunterdon Central, Delaware Valley, and Somerville.

Tickets prices are $20 general, $10 for seniors and students. Advance sales are accessible by a group’s web site, www.hunterdonmusicalarts.org, or a following internal merchants (cash or check only): Califon Book Shop, Clinton Book Shop, Teaberry’s Tea Room in Flemington, Minette’s Candies or The Book Garden in Frenchtown, and This and That on a Corner in Milford. Tickets will also be accessible during a doorway on a dusk of a concert.

For some-more information or to ask an accommodation for a disability, revisit a web site or call 908-995-7977.

Alejandra Garrido, a proprietor of Hunterdon County, is a connoisseur of Mason Gross School of a Arts and perceived her Masters’s grade in Opera Performance during New Jersey City University. She has achieved with several show companies in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and is equally during home with unison repertoire.

Daria Dragan, a connoisseur of Westminster Choir College, done her veteran operatic entrance in Spoleto, Italy. She has done countless appearances in a civil area in both show roles and solo work in oratorios, as good as radio and radio appearances.

Michael Schmidt, a local of a Lehigh Valley, binds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education, a Master of Arts in Teaching from Westminster Choir College of Rider University, and has seemed in operatic roles with Westminster Opera Theater. He is Director of Choral Activities during Voorhees High School and Minister of Music during St. Paul Lutheran Church in East Windsor.

Baritone John-Andrew Fernandez has seemed on show and unison stages opposite a USA and Europe. Recent engagements embody a purpose of Damaso in Noli Me Tangere during a Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C., and excerpts from Die receptacle Stadt with a Philadelphia Orchestra.

Lawrence Kursar, conductor of a Hunterdon Symphony, binds degrees in conducting, in French horn opening and in song preparation from New England Conservatory and a College of New Jersey. In further to his purpose as conductor of a Symphony, Kursar teaches instrumental song during Woodglen School and performs with a Crosswinds Trio, Mainstreet Brass Quintet, and informal orchestras.

Richard McIntyre, conductor of a Hunterdon Choral Union, is late from a Music Department during Voorhees High School in Glen Gardner. During his thirty-year career in open schools, he conducted both choral and instrumental ensembles and taught courses in song theory, guitar, and song history. McIntyre has worked as a church musician given a age of sixteen and now serves as organist and choir executive during St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Pittstown.

Hunterdon Musical Arts sponsors a Hunterdon Symphony, Hunterdon Choral Union, and Music for Youth. Funding is supposing in partial by a New Jersey State Council on a Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of a National Endowment for a Arts, by supports administered by a Hunterdon County Cultural Heritage Commission. With allege notice, reasonable accommodations can be supposing for persons with disabilities.

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