In the Community: Take a study break at ‘Messiah’ on Dec. 15

Music notesThe Binghamton Downtown Singers will present a nearly complete version of Handel’s oratorio “Messiah” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at Sarah Jane Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church, 308 Main St., Johnson City. The full orchestra, 100-plus voice choir and soloists Elena Galván, Dawn Pierce, Daniel Bates and Timothy LeFebvre will be conducted by Artistic Director Marisa Crabb.

General admission tickets: $20. A student ticket is available for each full price ticket purchased. Mail check made out to “Binghamton Downtown Singers” to: DTS Tickets c/o Rocky Porzio, 404 Ridge Road, Vestal, NY 13850, or purchase at the door.

Details: 607-648-5032 or DTS_Concerts@stny.rr.com.

Funding is provided in part by a project grant from Broome County Arts Council’s “United Cultural Fund” and public funds administered by the Chenango Arts Council’s Decentralization Program, a re-grant program of the NYS Council on the Arts, with support from Governor Cuomo and the NYS Legislature. Additional support for Broome County provided by the Stewart W. & Willma C. Hoyt Foundation.