Reasons to be Involved
THE MESSIAH CHORAL SOCIETY...
Performs Handel’s Messiah, free to the public, every year at the Bob Carr Theatre in Orlando.
Has become a Holiday tradition for the Orlando region.
Is in its 47th season and has performed yearly since 1973.
Yearly fills the 2,200-seat concert hall to capacity.
Will perform at the Bob Carr Theatre on December 1, 2019, the Sunday after Thanksgiving, at 3:00 p.m. (this is a free concert; there are no tickets; doors open at 2:15 p.m.).
Has Dr. John Sinclair, Chairman of the Music Department at Rollins College, as Music Director and conductor of the Messiah Choral Society.
Performs with professional singers as its soloists and professional musicians for its orchestra.
Brings down the house when it sings the Hallelujah Chorus.
Is an all-volunteer choir that strives to achieve professional standards.
Publishes a world-class program.
Has a hard-working group of members who raise all the money through program advertisement, peanut sales, and solicited donations, enabling us to present this performance as a free gift to the Orlando Community.
Needs and asks for donations from all who can to help us make our goal (we are a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization, so contributions are usually tax deductible).
BE A CONCERT PROGRAM ADVERTISER
Advertising your business in our Concert Program gives you visibility among over 2,500 audience members who attend our concert each year! Concert program advertisements are fully tax-deductible. The Ad sales form will guide you through putting your business ad in this years playbill.
BECOME A MEMBER
If you are a singer who strives for excellence, we invite you to join our Society as a Full Member. Rehearsals begin in early September and continue every Sunday afternoon through the first Sunday after Thanksgiving, which is typically the day of our concert. If you are unable to be a Society singer, we invite you to become an Associate Member and attend our performance!
MAKE A DONATION
Our organization always appreciates the generosity and involvement of people like you, with every contribution going towards making Messiah Choral Society an even better Nonprofit Organization than it already is. We want to provide you with the correct and appropriate information pertaining to your mode of support, so don’t hesitate to contact us with your questions.
RECRUIT A CHORAL SCHOLAR
The Messiah Choral Society has long been committed to provide an enriching and rewarding musical experience for young people interested in choral music. To this end, we invite high school (including those home schooled) and college students to join us for our twelve week season as Choral Scholars.
SPREAD THE WORD
This is one of the simplest ways to help out our cause. Many people have not yet heard that we put on this free performance every year. Spread the word about the Messiah Choral Society. Let them know how much you enjoy this concert and this wonderful work. Distribute flyers to your family, friends, and associates. Click here for a flyer in Spanish.