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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Handel's Messiah Vocal Auditions

  • West Jordan City Hall 8000 South Redwood Road West Jordan, UT, 84088 United States (map)

The symphony is holding open auditions for vocal soloists for our 25th annual "sing-along" performance of Handel's Messiah (the performance will be held on Sunday evening, 7 PM, December 16, 2018, at the Viridian Event Center in West Jordan)!

Soloists should prepare an aria he or she would like to perform from the following list. Selected soloists will perform with the West Jordan Symphony; multiple soloists will be selected as to give several qualified performers a chance to sing with the orchestra.

*Pieces to be performed this year are:*

1. Sinfony (symphony-only)

2. Comfort ye my people (Tenor)

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

4. The Glory of the Lord (Chorus)

5. Thus saith the Lord, the Lord of Hosts (Bass)

6. But who may abide the day of His coming (Alto)

7. And He Shall Purify (Chorus)

8. Behold, a virgin shall conceive (Alto)

9. O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion (Alto/Chorus)

12. For unto us a Child is born (Chorus)

13. Pastoral Symphony (symphony-only)

14 a,b. There were shepherds abiding in the field (Soprano)

15. And lo the angel of the Lord came upon them (Soprano)

16. And suddenly there was an angel (Soprano)

17. Glory to God (Chorus)

19. Then shall the eyes of the blind be open'd (Alto)

20. He shall feed His flock like a shepherd (Duet Alto/Soprano)

22. Behold the Lamb of God (Chorus)

23. He was Despised (Alto)

24. Surely, He hath borne our griefs and carried our sorrows (Chorus)

26. All We Like Sheep (Chorus)

38. How beautiful are the feet of Him (Duet Alto/Chorus)

42. He That Dwelleth in Heaven (Tenor)

43. Thou Shalt Break Them (Tenor)

44. Hallelujah (Chorus)

45. I know that my Redeemer liveth (Soprano)

47. Behold, I tell you a Mystery (Bass)

48. The Trumpet Shall Sound (Bass)

53. Worthy is the Lamb that was slain (Chorus)

Auditions will be held at West Jordan City Hall (8000 S Redwood Road) in the 1st Floor Community Room, Saturday, November 3rd at 11:30 AM.

Earlier Event: October 12
Fall Concert "Broadway"
Later Event: November 10