Messiah Sing at St. James

3rd Annual Community Sing of Handel’s MESSIAH

Sunday, December 20, 2009 at 3:00 pm
St. James Church, Chatham, NY
(corner of Rtes 203 & 66)

Gwen Gould, conductor
with professional instrumental ensemble
Solos to be sung by entire sections!

What is a Sing? It’s when YOU, the members of the audience, become the performers. It’s what you dream about when you sing your favorite arias in the shower!  All who attend will sing the chorus parts and even the solos!  Listeners are welcome too!

“This is not a performance, it’s an event!” says conductor Gould, “and a joyful way to start the holiday season.” Scores will be provided and light refreshments will be served during the break.

Tickets are $10 at the door; $8 in advance (online only at

Columbia Festival Orchestra presents classical music and other concerts to the highest degree of excellence through diverse programming for smaller ensembles to full orchestra. Founded in 1988 by artistic director and conductor, Gwen Gould, CFO is comprised of outstanding professional musicians from the tri-state area. The successful student mentoring program “Take a Seat…in the Orchestra” cultivates the art of music in young people.