Soloists announced for ‘Messiah’ performance

BLUFFTON — Bluffton University’s music department has announced the soloists for its 128th performance of Handel’s “Messiah,” at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, in Yoder Recital Hall. Soloists are Misook Yun, soprano; Elizabeth Frey, mezzo-soprano; Brian Skoog, tenor; and Max Pivik, bass.

Dr. Bo Young Kang, director of choral activities, will conduct the oratorio. The Bluffton Choral Society including students, faculty, staff and community members will accompany with an orchestra. While tickets are free, space must be reserved at The event will also be streamed live at

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