SCETV to Air BJU Performance of Handel’s Messiah

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GREENVILLE, S.C. (December 21, 2020) – South Carolina Educational Television will air Bob Jones University’s December 2019 performance of Handel’s Messiah on Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020, at 8:30 p.m.

Under the direction of Dr. Warren Cook, the BJU Symphony Orchestra accompanied over 200 singers from four University choirs for the concert. Featured soloists include Laura Brundage, Division of Music faculty—soprano; Marianne Freeman, senior student—alto; Jason Rush, 2010 music graduate —tenor; and Dr. David Parker, Division of Music faculty—bass.

“We invite SCETV listeners from all around the world to celebrate the Christmas season by listening to our exceptional choirs perform a traditional favorite,” said BJU President Steve Pettit. “For over 20 years, our faculty, staff and students have presented these selections from Handel’s Messiah. We are thrilled to share these familiar songs with a broader audience.” 

The original performance was filmed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is also available on demand on SCETV’s website

 

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