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Handel’s Messiah Sing-Along returns for 36th year

File photo of Shelley Gruskin at the "Messiah Sing-Along."

File photo of Shelley Gruskin at the "Messiah Sing-Along."

Members of the public are invited to join a few hundred of their closest friends to lend their voices to Handel's epic "Messiah," as part of a traditional Christmas event hosted by St. Scholastica at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13 in the Mitchell Auditorium.

This marks the 36th time the College has hosted this event. The St. Scholastica Center for Early Music Orchestra, under the direction of music department emeritus faculty member Shelley Gruskin, will provide accompaniment as audience members provide the vocals.

There is no admission charge for this event. Music scores may be purchased at the door for $15. For more information, contact the Spotlight Box Office at (218) 723-7000, or

The rest of the 2016 Music Department concert schedule includes:

  • Joy at the Keyboard: piano and harpsichord with LeAnn House, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 28
  • Twin Ports Choral Project concert, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24
  • The Secret Life of Children featuring percussionist Jeremy Craycraft, 7:30 p.m. March 4