Accepting Auditions for “Messiah” Sing-Along Soloists!

Ever wanted to sing a solo from Handel’s Messiah with the orchestra? Now is your chance!

Now accepting auditions for soloists for the Palm Sunday Messiah Sing-Along at Bethany College!

The Messiah Festival is accepting audio and video submissions for the opportunity to be a soloist on Palm Sunday, March 25, 2018. Send your 3-5 minute recording of you singing to the Messiah Festival Office at by March 1, 2018. We prefer that you audition with the piece for which you auditioning, but it is not mandatory. Indicate which solo(s) for which you are auditioning.

Soloists selected will be notified on or by March 5.


Solo selections include:

2 Tenor Comfort Ye My People
3 Tenor Ev’ry Valley Shall Be Exalted
5 Bass Thus Saith the Lord
6 Alto But Who May Abide the Day of His Coming
8 Alto Behold, A Virgin Shall Conceive
9 Alto and Chorus O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings
10 Bass For Behold, Darkness Shall Cover the Earth
11 Bass The People That Walked in Darkness
14 Soprano There Were Shepherds Abiding in the Field
Soprano And Lo, The Angel of the Lord Came Upon Them
15 Soprano And the Angel Said Unto Them
16 Soprano And Suddenly There Was With the Angel
18 Soprano Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter of Zion
19 Alto Then Shall the Eyes of the Blind be Opened
20 Alto He Shall Feed His Flock Like a Shepherd
Soprano Come unto Him
23 Alto He Was Despised
29 Tenor Thy Rebuke Hath Broken His Heart
30 Tenor Behold, and See if There Be Any Sorrow
31 Tenor He Was Cut Off Out of the Land of the Living
32 Tenor But Thou Didst Not Leave His Soul in Hell
38 Soprano How Beautiful are the Feet
40 Bass Why do the Nations
42 Tenor He that Dwelleth in Heaven
43 Tenor Thou Shalt Break Them
45 Soprano I Know That My Redeemer Liveth
47 Bass Behold, I Tell You a Mystery
48 Bass The Trumpet Shall Sound