G.F. Handel’s Messiah – Defiance Choral Society – Andrew Schultz, conductor

December 3, 2023

G. F. Handel’s Messiah was written in late summer of 1741. The Baroque-era oratorio still awes listeners more than 250 years after that 1st performance. Defiance community singers have been performing Messiah for 49 years at St. John United Church of Christ and 2023 marks the 50th Performance! The chorus is accompanied by a chamber orchestra led by Defiance native, Dr. Andrew Schultz.

St. John UCC, 950 Webster Ave. | 7:00 pm

Admission is free and the event is open to the public. Doors open at 6:15pm. Seating is limited and audience members are encouraged to arrive early.

A freewill offering will be available at the concert, but you can become a sponsor today! Donations made by Friday, November 17th will be listed in the program.

Individual Levels:
Lambs $25-$49
Shepherds $50-$99
Angels $100-$499
Conductor’s Circle $500+

Corporate Levels:
Shepherds $500
Angels $1,000
Conductor’s Circle $2,000+

Please make checks payable to DCCC. Memo: Messiah. Mail to or drop off at the Stroede Center.

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