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The Parkland Orchestra, directed by Dr. Rodney Mueller, will perform “Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Opus 99, I. Allegro con brio” by Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904), “Les Patineurs – Valses, Opus 183, The Skater’s Waltz” by Emile Waldteufel (1837- 1915), “T’was The Night Before Christmas” by Bill Holcombe (1924-2010) A setting of the Clement Moore poem for narrator and orchestra narrated by Vincent Trauth, “A Christmas Festival” by Leroy Anderson (1908-1975)
The Parkland Concert Band, directed by Dr. Matthew Dixon, will perform “Christmas March” by Forrest L. Buchtel, “The Sussex Mummers’” by Percy Grainger, “March of the Toys“ by Victor HerbertFrom “Babes in Toyland” Arranged by Otto Langley and Herbert Clark, “White Christmas“ Irving Berlin Arranged by John Moss, “Sleigh Ride” Leroy Anderson
The Parkland Wind Ensemble, directed by Dr. Jonathan Beckett, will perform “Fanfare and Hark! The Herald Angels Sing,” which includes a traditional brass fanfare that has a seamless segue into the contemporary sounds of a Manheim Steamroller treatment of the classic carol “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing”. Selections will also include a medley of beloved favorite songs from Rodgers and Hammersteins “The Sound of Music”, arranged by Robert Russell Bennett; and a treatment of one of J. S. Bach’s all-time favorites “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” arranged by Alfred Reed.
This event is free and open to the public.