Orchestra issues call for chorus members

The Northern Neck Orchestra (NNO) is seeking to create a chorus from the community to participate in an exhilarating reinvention of Handel’s Messiah called Too Hot to Handel: A Gospel Messiah.

The new rendition of the Messiah, which unites classical music with gospel harmony, jazz improvisation and Latin rhythms, will showcase a chorus of people from all ages, races and backgrounds, said NNO music director and conductor Michael Repper.

“We want to assemble a chorus of 60 to 70 people who represent this diverse community,” said Repper. “No musical training, skills or experience are required; only a love of…