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  52nd Season

The Majesty and Glory
of Handel's Messiah



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About this Concert



Fum, Fum, Fum - Strings                                                     arr. Douglas Smith

The Majesty and Glory of Your Name (Psalm 8)               Tom Fettke
Choir and Strings

Glory, Glory, Glory to the Newborn King                        Moses Hogan

Messiah                                                                   George Frideric Handel

Jenifer Curts, Soprano                  Robert Nickora, Tenor

Joxwlyn Urmanic, Mezzo Soprano          Paul Cote’ Baritone    

Part One: The Prophecy and Promise of the Redeeming Messiah

1. Sinfony “Overture”

Scene One: God’s Comforting Promise
2. Comfort Ye my people – Recitative for Tenor 
3. Ev’ry valley shall be exalted – Aria for Tenor 
4. And the glory of the Lord – Chorus

Scene Two: The Purifying Messiah
5. Thus saith the Lord – Recitative for Bass 
6. But who may abide the day of His coming? – Aria for Bass 
7. And He shall purify – Chorus

Scene Three: God’s Glory Comes Through a Virgin
8. Behold, a virgin shall conceive – Aria for Mezzo Soprano  
9. O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion – Aria for Alto and Chorus

Scene Four: From Darkness Comes the Light of the World
10. For behold, darkness shall cover the earth – Recitative for Bass  
11. The people that walked in darkness – Aria for Bass 
12. For unto us a Child is born - Chorus


Scene Five: The Christmas Story
13.  Pifa “Pastoral Symphony”
14a. There were shepherds abiding in the field – Recitative for Soprano 
14b. And lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them – Recitative for Soprano  
15.   And the angel said unto them – Recitative for Soprano 
16.   And suddenly there was with the angel – Recitative for Soprano 
17.  Glory to God – Chorus

Scene Six: Christ, the Shepherd-King’s Ministry on Earth
18. Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion – Aria for Soprano 
19. Then shall the eyes of the blind be opened- Aria for Alto
20. He shall feed His flock like a shepherd – Aria for Alto and Soprano
21. His yoke is easy, and His burden is light – Chorus
44. Hallelujah – Chorus

Do You Hear What I Hear?                                              Craig Courtney
Choir and Strings
Sophie Ward, Soprano          Isabel Huffaker, Alto

Deck the Halls                                                                arr. Douglas Smith

Michigan Sinfonietta

Gregg Emerson Powell – Orchestra Coordinator
Violin I: Nicholas Field              
Viola: Rebecca Reute Violin II: Erin Zuchniewicz        
Cello: Julia Ford Edwards
Double Bass: Joy Rowland


To join the Lapeer County Concert Choir for our 52nd spring season (2020) “The M ajesty and Glory of Brahm’s Requiem ,“ visit our membership table in the foyer.

Our 53rd Season Concert Program (2020/2021):

Fall 2020 - Reflections: Christmas, A Few of My Favorite Things
Spring 2021 – Reflections: Lasting Impressions



Soprano Alto Tenor  Bass
 Gloria Bublitz  Jessica Armstrong    Danny Buchman  Paul Cote’*
 Marilyn Buchman*  Jean Best  Joyce Johnston  Jim Elzerman
 Venita Chapin  Paula Brown  Leah Montroy  Dave Hill
 Jennifer Curts  Marilyn Burch  Robert Nickora  Dave Olney
 Michelle Currier  Carolyn Elzerman  Bill Schnute*  John Rutledge
 Carol Delia  Sarah Gardiner  Knight Vernon  Tom Whitkopf
 Flossie Jankowske  Linda Gibson  Sam Ziegenmeyer  
 Dolores Jones  Isabel Huffaker+    
 Judy Judd*  Stefanie Huffaker    
 Andrea Leuck  Cindy Jackkson    
 Diana Morton  Maxine Kilbourn*    
 Llewellyn Moyer  Teri Leong    
 Jane Ruscoe  Deb Locke    
 Anne Roszczewski  Deanna Martello    
 Jocelyn Urmanic  Pam Painter    
 Sophie Ward  Cindy Rutledge    
   Sue Sedlak    
   Gretchen Sells    
   Sheila Tabone    
   Doris Vrsek    
   Terry Weir    
    *section leader             + Generation Connection student




President – Judy Judd

Vice-President (Publicity) – Sarah Gardiner

Vice-President (Publication) – Paul Cote’

Treasurer – Joyce Johnston

Secretary – Pam Painter

Trustees – Stefanie Huffaker, Maxine Kilbourn, Bill Schnute



Gloria Bublitz – Music Librarian

Mike Honsinger – Stage Manager


Community Outreach


In addition to our concerts, the Lapeer County Concert Choir reaches out into the community locally and to the surrounding area. 

This year, the choir performed multiple times for the pre-game ceremonies of the Flint Firebirds Hockey Team

Through our new Generations Connection opportunity, we invite musically accomplished and motivated high school students to be a part of our community choir. 

Our Lapeer Choir Scholarship Fund is available to active members of the choir pursuing a college degree or technical school certification or to assist a local school age student to attend a summer music camp. 

During December 2019 we provided musical support for the Annual Festival of Lights Celebration hosted by Stonegate Health Campus, our corporate sponsor.

The Lapeer County Concert Choir
PO Box 394 - Dryden, Mi 48428

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