Messiah – a sacred oratorio by George Frederic Handel.

We’re gathering together in 2023 to once again perform Handel’s Messiah at Hastings College!

The performance will feature Hastings College choirs, alumni singers, community members, area high school choirs, the Hastings Symphony Orchestra and guest soloists!

Date: Sunday, December 3, 2023
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lynn Farrell Arena

The performance was livestreamed via the College’s YouTube channel.

Community Members 

Thank you to all community members who joined us this year! 

Participating High Schools

  • Scottsbluff High School, Brad Ronne, director
  • Adams-Central High School, Hugo Madera, director
  • Minden High School, Ivey Zimmerman, director
  • Grand Island Senior High School, Jesse LaBrie, director

Guest Soloists

  • Jamie Reimer, soprano
  • Hannah Benson, mezzo-soprano
  • Graham Brooks, tenor
  • Jared Hiscock, bass

For more information, email Dr. Louie Eckhardt at