Malaspina Choir members host their seventh annual Singalong Messiah Concert Sunday (Dec. 11).

Malaspina Choir host singalong show

Singalong Messiah concert, presented by Malaspina Choir, invites Nanaimo audience members to singalong to songs.

Malaspina Choir members want to hear audience members sing during their Singalong Messiah concert.

The seventh annual event is Sunday (Dec. 11) at 2:30 p.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church, located at 311 Fitzwilliam St.

Malaspina Choir members will be joined by the Cowichan Consort.Guest soloist include soprano Andrea Rodall, mezzo-soprano Julia Morgan, bass Michael MacKinnon and tenor David Brown. The concert also features Sharon Wishart on continuo and Steven Paranosic on trumpet.

Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for patrons 25 years old and younger and children 12 years old and younger will be admitted for free. Tickets are available by calling 250-754-8550 or

Music scores will be available to purchase. Partial proceeds go to the Tillicum Lelum Aboriginal Friendship Centre’s children programs.

For more information about Malaspina Choir, please go to

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