West Jordan Symphony

The West Jordan Symphony is an all-volunteer organization of musicians from around the Salt Lake Valley dedicated to the performance of great music. We rehearse regularly on Saturdays 9-11:30 AM at West Jordan City Hall (8000 S Redwood Rd, West Jordan, UT 84088), 1st floor Community Room.

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West Jordan Messiah Sing-along

  • Jordan Oaks Stake Center 8117 South 3905 West West Jordan, UT, 84088 United States (map)

West Jordan's annual Messiah Sing-along. Music books will be provided to the audience to sing along with the chorus numbers (if you have your own copy, please bring it!). Community soloists will also be singing.

The numbers being performed this year are:

Part I

Scene 1: Isaiah's prophecy of salvation

1. Sinfony (instrumental)

2. Comfort ye my people (tenor)

3. Ev'ry valley shall be exalted (tenor)

4. And the glory of the Lord (chorus)

Scene 2: The coming judgment

5. Thus saith the Lord of hosts (bass)

6. But who may abide the day of His coming (soprano, alto or bass)

Scene 3: The prophecy of Christ's birth

8. Behold, a virgin shall conceive (alto)

9. O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion (alto and chorus)

12. For unto us a child is born (chorus)

Scene 4: The annunciation to the shepherds

13. Pifa ("pastoral symphony": instrumental)

14a. There were shepherds abiding in the fields (soprano)

14b. And lo, the angel of the Lord (soprano)

15. And the angel said unto them (soprano)

16. And suddenly there was with the angel (soprano)

17. Glory to God in the highest (chorus)

Scene 5: Christ's healing and redemption

20. He shall feed his flock like a shepherd (alto and/or soprano)

Part II

Scene 1: Christ's Passion

22. Behold the Lamb of God (chorus)

24. Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows (chorus)

Scene 5: The beginnings of Gospel preaching

38. How beautiful are the feet (soprano, alto, or chorus)

Scene 7: God's ultimate victory

43. Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron (tenor)

44. Hallelujah (chorus)

Part III

Scene 1: The promise of eternal life

45. I know that my Redeemer liveth (soprano)

Scene 2: The Day of Judgment

47. Behold, I tell you a mystery (bass)

48. The trumpet shall sound (bass)


Earlier Event: December 19
Messiah Dress Rehearsal
Later Event: January 9
Rehearsals Resume