Friday, November 29, 2013

1993 MV's Messiah -Nov.28

The Music Ministry of Somerset (KY) First United Methodist Church presented Messiah by George F. Handel at 6:00 p.m. on November 28, 1993 as a community effort.  Scanned below is the inside page of the four page bulletin which includes the Order of Worship, The Chancel Choir list of members, Upcoming Events and paragraphs about six of the major participants including Marie Sears, organist and music teacher; Mary Uible Crowson, mezzo soprano and Director of Music; Virginia Bergquist Bowles, soprano and faculty member at Asbury; Leah Burgess Davis, pianist; Larry Earhart, tenor and Minister of Music at First Baptist Church; and Daniel Koehn, bass-baritone and student at Asbury.  The part about MV is transcribed below.

Messiah at Somerset First United Methodist Church 28 Nov 1993
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Mary Uible Crowson, mezzo soprano and Director of Music, is a graduate of Wilmington College (of Ohio), and holds a M.A. in Church Music from Asbury Theological Seminary.  Before coming to Somerset, she was a soloist and led music at various church and church related functions in the U.S., Canada and Europe, has served the Port William and New Vienna (Ohio) and Wilmore (Kentucky) United Methodist Churches in addition to being a musical interpreter at Shakertown (Pleasant Hill, Kentucky).  She is married to the Rev. Don Crowson, and they are parents of Ginny, age redacted.

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