Roanoke College Choir Presents “Handel Project”

SALEM, Va.-The Roanoke College Choir announces a concert featuring the music of G.F. Handel for Sunday, April 1 at 4 p.m. at Second Presbyterian Church in downtown Roanoke. The College's choir will be joined by Second Presbyterian's Chancel Choir for this concert.

Joining the choir will be soloists Thomas Baugh, organist and soprano Patricia Clevenger and members of the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra. Dr. Jeffrey Sandborg will conduct. Selections for the concert include: Coronation Anthems, Zadok the Priest, "Let Thy Hand be Strengthened;" and "The King Shall Rejoice." Organ Concertos; Op. 4, Nos., 5 and 6; "Sinfonia" from Solomon; "Overture and Musette" from The Occasional Oratorio; and Choruses from Jephthe, Solomon, Messiah, and Laudate Pueri.

Second Presbyterian Church is located at 214 Mountain Ave, SW in Roanoke.

Roanoke College, the country's second oldest Lutheran-related college, is an independent, co-educational, four-year liberal arts college. Roanoke is one of just 270 colleges nationwide with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most prestigious honor society. The Princeton Review names Roanoke as one of the "best in the Southeast." Roanoke's 1,900 students represent 41 states across the U.S. and 25 foreign countries. For additional information, call the Roanoke College Public Relations Office at (540) 375-2282.