The Shepaug Friends of Music will present its annual Messiah Community Sing Jan. 1 at 4 p.m. in Roxbury.

The event, to be held at Roxbury Congregational Church at 24 Church St., will feature four vocal soloists backed by a string quartet, organ, harpsichord, timpani, trumpet and a community chorus.

Friso Hermans will direct the music.

The soloists are soprano Kimberly Baron, alto Gwynne Wittman, tenor Sean Fallon and bass Corey Gaudreau.

Residents are invited to bring their own scores to sing along. Schirmer scores will be available to purchase for $15 at the door.

Admission is free; donations are welcome.

For more information, call 860-355-0025.