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Holiday Concerts 2015

Friday, December 11, 2015

BLS Beginning String Orchestra
Jingle Bells (J. Pierpont)
Chester (W. Billings/Dabczynski)
First Christmas March (J. O'Reilly)

BLS Class V Choir
Hanukkah, The Festival of Lights (Jill Gallina)
Plenty Good Room (Traditional Spiritual arr. John Maggs)
Yo Le Canto Todo El Dia (David L. Brunner)
All I Want for Christmas Is You (Mariah Carey/Walter Afanasieff arr. Mac Huff)

BLS Training String Orchestra
Elegy and Dance (R. Meyer)
Ode to Joy (L. Beethoven/B. Cerulli)
Conviction (L. Clark)

BLS Class VI Choir
Everlasting Melody (Rollo A. Dilworth)
Simple Gifts/Pachelbel's Canon (Traditional Shaker Tune and Canon in D Johann Pachelbel arr. Donald Moore)
Christmas Tree Feud! (John Jacobson & Cristi Cary Miller)

BLS Repertory White String Orchestra
Corelli Suite (A. Corelli/V. Leidig)
I. Allegro
II. Pastorale
Night Shift (R. Meyer)
Vikings (S. Newbold)

BLS Repertory Purple String Orchestra
Little Symphony (C. Nunez)
Sleepers Awake, from Cantata 140 (J.S. Bach/S. Newbold)
The Bachaneer (J. Turner)

BLS Chamber Choir
Gaudete (Traditional arr. Brian Kay)
Lullaby (Goodnight, My Angel) (Billy Joel arr. Philip Lawson)
Music When Soft Voices Die (Word - Percy Bysshe Shelley Music - Charles Hubert Hastings Parry, Ed. John Henry Fowler)
Ain't No Windin' in the Road (John Parker/Greg Gilpin)

BLS Philharmonic String Orchestra
Symphony No. 1, II. Vigorously (G. Mahler/S. Dackow)
Libertango (A. Piazzolla/J. Kazik)
The Sprint (A. Silva)

BLS Treble Choir
If You Can Walk, You Can Dance (Zimbabwean Proverb, Elizabeth Alexander)
La Luna (Cary Ratcliff from Mice and Beans)
The Twelve Days of Christmas (Traditional English arr. Peter Harvey)

BLS Concert String Orchestra
Red Pony (A. Copland/E. Morales)
Simple Symphony, III. Sentimental Sarabande (B. Britton)
Highlights from 1812 Overture (P. Tchaikovsky/B. Cerulli)

BLS Concert Choir
Boar's Head Carol (Traditional arr. David Overton)
Christmas Time Is Here (Words - Lee Mendelson Music - Vince Guaraldi arr. Michele Weir)
Jabula Jesu (Zulu Folk Song arr. Stephen Hatfield)
Ave Verum (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

Collaboration of Concert String Orchestra and Concert Choir
How Excellent Thy Name from Saul (George Frideric Handel)


Friday December 18, 2015

BLS Beginning Band
Good King Wenceslas (Traditional English Carol)
Jolly Old St. Nicholas (Traditional)
The Dreidel Song (Jewish Folk Song)
Kwanzaa Celebration (David Bobrowitz)
Jingle Bells (James Lord Pierpont)

BLS Class V Band
Jingle Bells Forever (arr. Robert W. Smith)
Christmas Pipes (Brendan Graham arr. Michael Brown)
And All the Bells Shall Ring (Rob Romeyn)

BLS Concert Band Purple
Joy (Frank Ticheli)
Appalachian Carol (Traditional arr. Brubaker)
Variations On Let It Snow! (Sammy Cahn/Jule Styne arr. Bullock)

BLS Concert Band White
Holiday On Ice (James Christensen)
At Morning's First Light (David Gillingham)
Christmas At The Movies (arr. John Moss)

BLS Wind Ensemble
Charles River March (Peter Chatterjee)
Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg (Richard Wagner)

BLS Symphonic Band
Bugler's Holiday (Leroy Anderson)
A Christmas Festival (Leroy Anderson)
Sleigh Ride (Leroy Anderson)

BLS Dues Band
Swing Can Really Hang You Up The Most (Doug Beach/George Shutach)
Grease (Jim Snidero)
In a Mellow Tone (Duke Ellington)

BLS Big Band
Jelly Roll (Mingus Big Band)
Dizzy Profile (Mingus Big Band)
Better Get Hit In Your Soul (Simply Mingus)

BLS Wolfettes
Smaller Than My Mother (Hana Elion/JJ Mitchell arr. Flora Lepeska-True)
Valerie (Dave McCabe arr. Tatyana Fonseca)
Work Song (Andrew Hozier-Byrne arr. Jenny Peterlin)

BLS Wolftones / Wolfettes Collaboration
The Christmas Song (Rob Wells/Mel Torme arr. Phillip Sossou)

BLS Gospel Choir
There's No Christmas Without You (Kirk Franklin)
Total Praise (Richard Smallwood)
Faithful Over A Few Things (Glenn Burleigh)
O Holy Night (Adam/Dwight arr. Kristen George)

BLS Wolftones
Hotline Bling (Aubrey Drake Graham arr. Phillip Sossou)
Rude (Magic)
Photograph (Ed Sheeran arr. Danny Gibbons)

BLS Show Choir - Pizazz
Maps (Adam Levine arr. Mac Huff)
It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas (Meredith Wilson)
Don't Forget Me (Scott Wittman/Marc Shaiman arr. J. Althouse)
Treasure (Bruno Mars/Ari Levine arr. Mac Huff)