The choral program is inviting alumni, parents and community members to rehearse and perform Part 1 of Handel's Messiah.
The West Potomac High School Choral Program is preparing for its performance of Handel's Messiah Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. The program is inviting alumni, parents and community members to join in the performance. "The four WPHS choirs will be joined by local community singers as we sing one of the most well-known choral works of all time," said Choral Director Ernest Johnson. "The soloists are four alumni who have continued singing professionally after leaving our program." Upcoming rehearsals are Dec. 4 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Dec. 10 and 18 with the orchestra from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets for the performance are $10 and will be available at the door.
Last Monday, the West Potomac High School Chamber Singers performed in the Anti-Defamation League's concert for victims of abuse and discrimination.
Last week, the West Potomac High School Chamber Singers participated in the Anti-Defamation League's Concert Against Hate at the Kennedy Center. This was the third year the group performed for the event. This year, a few more singers were requested, so Director Ernest Johnson chose six senior women from the Bella Voce select ensemble to participate as well. "I feel that this is undeniably the most valuable, memorable experience that my singers could have – and to have been requested each year for this powerful tribute to victims of abuse, discrimination, and terrorism in our country is truly an honor," said Johnson in a recent email. People in attendance received the opportunity to hear real-life stories of four different people who …