December 3, 2023, 5:30 PM 
Annual Messiah Concert 
This free event is presented as a gift to the communities of Midland, Odessa and the Permian Basin in west Texas.​

Hosted by: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4805 Gateway Street, Midland, Texas
(Contact Alice Beckstrom if you are interested in singing with the Midland-Odessa Community Chorus in 2023.)​

(Click the red links to view or print the choral scores.)​

1. Overture (organ and string quartet)
2. Comfort ye my people- TENOR

4. And the glory of the Lord (MOCC and audience)

6. But who may abide the day of His coming?- BASS 

7. And he shall purify (MOCC and audience)

8. Behold, a virgin shall conceive- ALTO

9. O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion (ALTO and MOCC/audience)

10. For, behold, darkness shall cover the earth- BASS

12. For unto us a child is born (MOCC and audience)

14.-16. There were shepherds abiding in the field- SOPRANO 
       And lo! the angel of the Lord came upon them 
15. And the angel said unto them
16. And suddenly there was with the angel

17. Glory to God (MOCC and audience)

20. He shall feed His flock- MEZZO/ALTO and SOPRANO

26. All we like sheep have gone astray (MOCC and audience)

30. Behold, and see if there be any sorrow- TENOR

46. Since by man came death (MOCC and audience)

48. The trumpet shall sound- BASS

44. Hallelujah! (MOCC and audience)

*2022 Members of the Midland-Odessa Community Chorus: Kim Allen, Alice Beckstrom, Mark Beckstrom, Alexandria Belk, Amy Blackshear, Cathy Bonifay, Stazie Church, Mary Dawson, Melody Drinkard, Jody Forbush, Drew Hausen, Joe Hausen, Carlos Hinojos, Lauryl Hoose, Vera Howell, Sandra Huston, Cynthia Jarrett, Oksana Kondratyuk, ManDee Laing, Rachel Langston, Kati Lewis, Peter Maughan, Elizabeth Anne McDonald, Mark McDonald, Mary Lou McDonald, Joseph Meyer, Jesse Miller, Peg Miller, Veronica Miller, Eric Nielson, Renée Pocsik, Bryan Poe, Matt Scott, Missy Snow, Jeffrey Tew, Sheldon Walton, Ted Ward, Rachelle Woolston 

We acknowledge and thank the following for donating their time and talents to this concert: Guest Conductor Dr. Juan Hernandez, *Midland-Odessa Community Chorus and Conductors: Alice Beckstrom & Missy Snow, Pianist: Laura Burgess, and Organist LuAnn Lane. And instrumentalists- Violin 1: Gabriella St. James, Violin 2: Laura Peña, Viola: Jean Gómez Fonseca, Cello: David Thomas, Trumpet: Payne Conner
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