By Rosemary Pollock
LDS Stake To Host 'Messiah' Sing-In
CAMARILLO, CALIFORNIA -- The Camarillo, California Stake of the
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is sponsoring a
community, family sing-along of Handel's "Messiah" on December, 10.
Admission is free and the public is encouraged to attend and
participate. Participants must obtain their own music scores and have
them reviewed by conductor Marcene Jardine for admission to the
chorus. "Families are encouraged to bring their children and
introduce them to this great music," Jardine said.
Featured soprano Jill Guth, mezzo-soprano Linda Foster, tenor Charles
Padilla and bass James Crawford will be joined by organist Dee
Cummings. Guth is a Port Hueneme resident who recently performed in
the Ventura Master
Chorale Bach/Los Angeles Baroque concert at the Serra Center. Guth
also performed in John Bigg's original opera, "Hobson's Choice," that
recently finished a three-week run at Ventura College Opera Workshop.
Ventura resident, Linda Foster has performed with several major
Ventura County choral groups and most recently as a soloist in the
Bach concert. Newbury Park resident, Charles Padilla, is a well-known
singer, conductor and jazz musician in Ventura and Los Angeles
counties. James Crawford is the interim choir director with Trinity
Lutheran Church in Ventura. Organist Dee Cummings is known for her
work with the Camarillo Seventh-day Adventist choir.
The sing-along begins at 7 p.m. at the Camarillo Stake Center for the
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on 1201 Paseo Camarillo,
Camarillo, California on December 10th.
Families Invited to 'Messiah' Sing-Along
Los Angeles Times pgB2 4Nov00 A1
By Nancy Forrest-Yosnow