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SU Community Members Perform at 'Messiah' Concert

SU Community Members Perform at 'Messiah' Concert

By SU Public Relations

SALISBURY, MD---Salisbury University faculty, staff and students take a large role during St. Peter’s Episcopal Church’s “Messiah” sing-along concert 6 p.m. Sunday, December 17. The church is located at 115 St. Peter’s St. in Salisbury.

Faculty including Dr. John Wesley Wright and Hunter Shaner of the Peter and Judy Jackson Music Program perform as soloists.

Scheduled to sing in the choral sections are Dr. Jeanne Whitney (emerita, History), Gerry Wood (former employee in the bookstore), Dornell Woolford (alumnus) and Thomas Snyder (alumnus).

Other SU student choral scholars singing are Trenelle Dashiell, Trystan Rioux and Angela Vaughan.

The Jackson Music Program is also well represented in the "Messiah" chamber orchestra with faculty including Drs. Jeffrey Schoyen (cello) and Sachi Murasagi (violin), and Eric Shuster (timpani) and staff member Veronica Tomanek (continuo). SU alumnus Christopher Sajadi (violin), general counsel Karen Treber (viola) and PRESTO instructor Meri Holden (violin) also play.

Admission is free. An informal rehearsal for the audience to prepare for the main performance is 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, December 11. All members of the public are invited, whether they come to rehearsal or not.

Audiences may bring scores or purchase one at the door for $10.

The performance is made possible, in part, by a grant from the Salisbury Wicomico Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council. For more information call 410-742-5118.