Maui Choral Arts Association, beginning its ninth season, will present its renowned singing extravaganza, "Sing-It-Yourself Messiah," on Sunday, Nov. 27, at 4 p.m., at Kihei Baptist Chapel.
Celebrate the start of your holiday season with this beloved Christmas tradition-join 400 audience members and sing the glorious choruses of Handel's "Messiah" masterpiece.
Celia Canty will conduct a 12-piece chamber orchestra and the audience, and guest artists Lisa Paulson, Karyn Sarring and Robert E. Wills sing solos.
Join your community for this memorable and exhilarating event, for the sheer joy of making music together! Scores are available to borrow at the door.
The first half of the program features Part 1 of Handel's "Messiah" and the second half, several traditional Christmas carols the audience will sing with the orchestra.
Suzuki Maui students, under the direction of Teresa Skinner, will delight the audience during intermission and assist with the "Hallelujah Chorus."
The Maui Concert Chorus and University of Hawai'i Maui College Chorus will perform an uplifting arrangement of "The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy," a calypso carol.
Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for youth (18 and under) and students with I.D., available online at www.MauiChoralArts.org, by calling Brown Paper Tickets at (800) 838-3006 and at Topaz Goldsmith in Dolphin Plaza in Kihei.
Check out the Youtube clip of past performances, then come join in the holiday fun!