Holiday Percussion Concert

This fun-filled holiday concert is geared toward families with young children.  In addition to live festive holiday tunes performed by the ensemble, coloring will be available before the performance,,and complimentary milk and cookies will be served at the conclusion of the performance. A $1 donation is suggested for admission for those ages 6 and up, and “play-along” egg shakers will be available for $3 each.

The Program

A Christmas Overture (Part I), Alex A. Orfaly

Sleigh Ride, Leroy Anderson, Arranged by Phil Faini / Mark Cappellini
(Egg Shaker Play-Along)

The Polar Express, Glen Ballard and Alan Silvestri, Arranged by Paul Lavender and Larry Moore, Adapted for Percussion by Shane Mizicko

Nutcracker, Peter Tchaikovsky, Arranged by David Steinquest
Miniature Overture / March
(Egg Shaker Play-Along)
Chinese Dance
Russian Dance / “Trepak”
(Egg Shaker Play-Along)

Frosty/Rudolph/Santa Medley,
Frosty – Words and Music by Steve Nelson and Jack Rollins
(Egg Shaker Play-Along)

Rudolph – From the Videocraft T.V. Musical “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”
Santa – Words by Haven Gillespie and music by J. Fred Coots

Of Hanukkah, Arr. Josh Gottry
(Egg Shaker Play-Along)

Christmas Time Is Here, Vince Guaraldi and Lee Mendelson, Arranged by Kevin Madill / Chris Brooks

Silent Samba, Arranged by Chris Brooks
(Egg Shaker Play-Along)

Somewhere in My Memory, Words by Leslie Bricusse, Music by John Williams, Arranged by Audrey Snyder, Adapted for Percussion by Shane Mizicko

Jolly Jingle Christmas Medley, Arranged by Alan Billingsley, Adapted for Percussion by Shane Mizicko
(Egg Shaker Play-Along)

Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24, Paul O’Neill and Robert Kinkel, Arranged by Bob Phillips, Adapted for Percussion by Shane Mizicko


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Holiday Percussion

Holiday Percussion Concert

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