The community performance of Handel’s Messiah in Parker is performed each December with full orchestra and solos at the Parker United Methodist Church and marks one of many marvelous local events that highlight the Christmas Holiday season in Parker CO.
Community Messiah of Parker Colorado
For many people, this event marks the official start of the holiday season!
All high school students and adults of all ages are welcome to come and participate in the community chorus portions of this piece of sacred holiday music written by G.F. Handel and performed with a full orchestra. (See Below)
Community Messiah Sunday, December 3, 2023, 9 & 10:30 a.m. services
Messiah Solos and Choruses are listed below.
Only 2 Community Rehearsals in the Sanctuary at Parker UMC:
Rehearsals are Wednesday at 7 pm November 29, and Saturday, December 2 @ 9 am. Just show up! We have extra copies of the music and welcome singers age high school through adults from the community, local churches, and high schools.
The Messiah selections are presented on Sunday, December 3 2023 at the 9 and 10:30 am Services with a live orchestra. We would love to have community singers join us!
Please come and sing, share the info, or come and be a part of the morning! Please email Paul IJames email@example.com if you have any additional questions!
Paul Ijames joined PUMC as the music director in January of 2023 although he has been part of the team for several years. Paul is a pianist and organist originally from North Carolina. He has studied piano performance at various universities and has played for over twenty years. Paul loves music and uses his abilities to enhance the worship experience at PUMC. Paul directs Chorale, Cambiata and Praise Band. In his spare time, he loves to travel with his family, practice music, DJ at weddings and events and work as a freelance web developer.
The following are the Choruses and solos that will be sung. If you like to mark up your own copy you can buy one here. Handels Messiah.
THE MESSIAH A Sacred Oratorio by G.F. Handel
Overture – Orchestra
- Comfort Ye My People – Soloist- TENOR
- Ev’ry Valley Shall Be Exalted – Soloist- TENOR
And The Glory Of The Lord – Full Chorus
And He Shall Purify – Full Chorus
- Behold, A Virgin Shall Conceive – Soloist- ALTO
- O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings – Soloist- ALTO
- For Behold, Darkness Shall Cover The Earth – Soloist- BASS
- The People That Walked in the Darkness – Soloist- BASS
For Unto Us A Child Is Born – Full Chorus
- Offertory- I Know That My Redeemer Liveth – Soloist- SOPRANO
- There Were Shepherds Abiding In The Field – Soloist- SOPRANO
- And Lo, The Angel Of The Lord Came Upon Them – Soloist- SOPRANO
- And The Angel Said Unto Them Soloist- SOPRANO
- And Suddenly There Was With The Angel – Soloist- SOPRANO
Glory To God – Full Chorus
- Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter Of Zion Soloist- SOPRANO
- Then The Eyes Of The Blind Shall Be Opened – Soloist- ALTO
- He Shall Feed His Flock Like A Shepherd – Soloist- MEZZO/ALTO, SOPRANO
Hallelujah Chorus – Full Chorus + Everyone
11805 South Pine Drive
Parker, CO 80134-7308
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