Sioux County Oratorio Chorus to perform at NWC

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

The Sioux County Oratorio Chorus, in collaboration with Northwestern's A cappella Choir, will present a concert in Christ Chapel on Saturday, May 3, at 7:30 p.m.

Under the direction of Dr. Thomas Holm, professor of music at Northwestern, the chorus will perform Beethoven’s “Mass in C Major.” Sung in Latin, the piece incorporates choir, four professional soloists and a chamber orchestra in a dramatic and moving setting of the Roman Catholic liturgy.

The chorus has also presented such masterworks as Handel’s “Messiah,” Bach’s “St. John Passion” and Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms.”

Tickets are $5 for students and $8 for adults in advance/$10 at the door. Tickets can be purchased by visiting Northwestern’s box office between 4 and 9 p.m. Monday through Friday or between noon and 5 p.m. on Saturday. The box office can also be reached by phone, 712-707-7098, or email

Tickets are also available for purchase at the Dove Bookstore in Orange City, at True Vine or the Dordt music office in Sioux Center, and in Sheldon at Touch of Hope.  

Duane Beeson
Director of Public Relations
Northwestern College
101 7th St. SW
Orange City, Iowa 51041