Belton, Texas – On Friday, November 17, the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Concert Choir will present Handel’s Messiah at 7:30 p.m. in the Baugh Performance Hall of the Sue & Frank Mayborn Performing Arts Center on the UMHB campus. Tickets to this performance have been sold out.
The university’s choir will be performing the Christmas portion of the beloved work with full orchestra. This year’s performance will include special solos by UMHB music alumni Stephen Ash, Amanda Cantu, Caroline Brown Green, and Samuel Davis.
“Messiah has remained one of the most popular choral works for 275 years,” Dr. Michelle Roueché, Director of Choral Studies, said. “We are thrilled to present it to the UMHB community during this inaugural season of our gorgeous new Performing Arts Center,”
This concert qualifies as a Fine Arts Experience (FAE) credit for UMHB students. The Fine Arts Experience program is designed to help students gain an appreciation for the fine arts in many forms during their time on campus. To this end, students are required to attend at least one designated Fine Arts Experience event each semester.