The Simpson University Music Department and Shasta Symphony Orchestra invite the community to their 17th annual community Christmas concert on Sunday, Dec. 8. The 3 p.m. concert at the Grant Center at Simpson University will feature holiday favorites and performances by the Simpson University Chorale, Shasta Symphony Orchestra, Trinity Repertory Singers, and Blended, an a cappella group.
Simpson University junior Hannah Schumacher will perform in a spring Shasta Symphony Orchestra concert after her selection as a winner in the orchestra’s Emerging Artist Solo & Aria Competition.
Simpson University’s 16th annual Christmas concert drew more than 925 people for an afternoon of choral and instrumental holiday favorites, including Handel “Messiah,” one of the most widely sung choral works in Western music.
Simpson University’s 16th annual Christmas concert on Dec. 2 will feature one of the most widely sung choral works in Western music, Handel’s “Messiah.” Selections from the masterpiece will be presented during the 3 p.m. concert by the Simpson Chorale, the Shasta Symphony Orchestra, and the university’s community choir, as well as guest vocalists.