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Audience also performer at Do-It-Yourself ‘Messiah’

Pat Cole-Ferullo and Rachel Box take their seats as the audience/chorus gathered for the 2011 Do-It-Yourself “Messiah” at Tryon Fine Arts Center on Dec. 1. Mark Schweizer conducted and Beth Child played piano while highlights from Handel’s masterpiece were sung by soloists and the 200 people in attendance. This community holiday event was possible by the Kirby Fund at Polk County Community Foundation. (photo submitted by Marianne Carruth)