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Holiday Concerts 2016

Friday, December 16, 2016

BLS Beginning String Orchestra
Jingle Bells (J. Pierpont)
Dreidel (Israeli Folk Song)
First Christmas March (J. O'Reilly)

BLS Class V Choir
Ring Those Christmas Bells (Mac Haff)
Ave Verum (W.A. Mozart)
The Chanukah Song (We Are Lights) (Lyrics by Steve Smith, Music by Stephen Schwartz)
Carol of the Bells (Traditional Ukrainian Carol Arr. Kirby Shaw)

BLS Training String Orchestra
March of the Meistersingers (Richard Wagner Arr. Richard Wagner)
Sahara Crossing (Richard Meyer)
Terra Nova (Richard Meyer)

BLS Class VI Choir
Haida (Hebrew Folk Song, Arr. Mark Hayes)
Blizzard (Lyrics by John Parker, Music by Vicki Tucker Courtney)
Christmas Tree Feud (John Jacobson & Cristi Cary Miller)

BLS Combined Middle School Choir
Let There Be Peace on Earth (Sy Miller, Arr. Kirby Shaw)

BLS Repertory Purple String Orchestra
Air and Dance (M.L. Daniels)
Follow the Drinking Gourd (African-American Folk Song, Arr. Gruselle)
Dramatic Essay (Mark Williams)

BLS Chamber Choir
Sing We and Chant It (Word by M. Drayton, Music by T. Morley)
And Will a Not Come Again? from Hamlet (Words by W. Shakespeare, Music by M. Harris)
Nelly Bly (Stephen Foster, Arr. Jack Halloran)
A Merry Christmas (Traditional West Country Carol, Arr. Arthur Warrell)

BLS Repertory White String Orchestra
Sonatina (James Hook)
Korean Folk Song Suite (Elliot Del Borgo)
Agincourt (Doug Spata)

BLS Treble Choir
Mbiri Kuna Mwari (Text from Shona Mass, Music by Lee R. Kesselman)
Shine on Me (Traditional Spiritual, Arr. Rollo Dilworth)
Dance on My Heart (Allen Koepke)
Two Jazzy Bell Carols (Pierpoint / Leontovych, Arr. Jay Rouse)

BLS Philharmonic String Orchestra
Allegro in D from Concerto for Two Trumpets (A. Vivaldi, Arr. Frackenpohl)
Selections from Nutcraker Suite (P. Tchaikovsky, Arr. Pancarowicz)
The Blacksmith (Sean O'Loughlin)

BLS Concert Choir
Psalm 150 (Lewandowski, Arr. Lorrain Kingsley)
Go Where I Sent Thee (Gosepel Spiritual, Arr. Paul Caldwell / Sean Ivory)
With Drooping Wings From "Dido and Aeneas" (Henry Purcell) Accompanied by Peter Wang and Angelica Samonte - Violin, Roger Cawdette - Viola, William Ho - Cello
Sleigh Ride (Words by M. Parish, Music by L. Anderson, Arr. M. Edwards)

BLS Concert String Orchestra
Overture to Midsummer Night's Dream (F. Mendelssohn, Arr. Gruselle)
Andante From Symphony No. 6 (P.I. Tchaikovsky, Arr. R. Longfield)
An English Suite I I. Prelude (H. Parry, Arr. P. Lavender)

Collaboration of Concert String Orchestra and Concert Choir
See Nature Rejoicing has Shown us the Way from Come, ye Sons of Art (Henry Purcell, Edited by Philip Legge)


Wednesday December 21, 2016

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
A Hanukkal Festival (arr. Chris M. Bernotas)
African Bell Carol (arr. Robert W. Smith)
Parade of the Bumbling Wooden Soldiers (David Shaffer)

BLS Purple Concert Band
Into the Clouds! (Richard Saucedo)
First Noel (arr. Jeff Simmons)
Ceremony, Chant, and Ritual (David Shaffer)

BLS White Concert Band
Joyous Spirit (David Shaffer)
Baby, It's Cold Outside (Frank Loesser, arr. Moss)
Peregrin: A Traveler's Tale (Douglas Akey)

BLS Wind Ensemble
Danzon No. 2 (Arturo Marquez) Soloists: Mark Zhang - Clarinet, Lienna Peng - Oboe, Jeffrey Zhou - Flute & Piccolo, Herry Bosch - Trumpet

BLS Symphonic Band
Jupiter, Bringer of Jollity (Gustav Holst, arr. Curnow)
Mars, Bringer of War (Gustav Holst, arr. Owens)
Sleigh Ride (Leroy Anderson)

BLS Thursday Dues Band
Splanky (Neal Hefti, arr. Dave Barduhn) Soloists: Sean Dougherty - Alto Sax, Perrin Price - Trumpet, Michael Romano - Guitar
Satin Doll (D. Ellington, J. Mercer and B. Strayhorn, arr. Dave Wolpe) Soloists: Gwun Yi Wong - Piano, Ross Mikulskis - Trumpet

BLS Big Band
Children's Hour of Dream (Charles Mingus, arr. Sy Johnson) Soloists: Tony Wang - Alto Sax, Jeffrey Zhou - Flute, Kenneth Zhang - Soprano Sax, Henry Lindeman - Trombone, Crystal- Tenor Sax
Slippers (Charles Mingus, arr. Chico O'Farrell) Soloists: Leo Codiga - Tenor Sax, Henry Bosch - Trumpet, Sean Keating - Timbales, Declan Dwyer - Congoes and Drum Set
Don't Let It Happen Here (Charles Mingus, arr. Howard Johnson) Soloists: Henry Bosch - Trumpet, Manan Pandey - Narrator, Andrew Huynh- Baritone Sax, Henry Lindeman -Trombone, Karl Isack Krulewitch- Piano and Azana High Tower - Guitar

BLS Wolfettes
Always Like This (Jack Steadman, arr. Flora Lepeska-True) Soloists: Flora Lepeska-True, Caroline Wright
Thinkin Bout You (Frank Ocean, arr. Phillip Sossou) Soloist: Lily Resnikoff
Christmas in LA (Jack Stratton, arr. Flora Lepeska-True) Soloists: Jami Huang, Maude Bascome-Duong

BLS Gospel Choir
Sing Noel (Christi Cary miller)
My World Needs You (Kirk Franklin)
Holy, Thou Art God (Richard Smallwood)
Great God, Great Praise (Kurt Carr)

Gospel Choir Band:
Azana Hightower - Guitar, Hazel Royer - Bass,
Roosendy St. Fort - Drum Set, Emeka Ihionu - Congas
John Nagasawa- Keyboard

BLS Wolftones
Bleeding Love (Leona Lewis, arr. Ethan Loranger & Jamie Doyle)
Let It Snow (Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne, arr. Phillip Sossou)
Say My Name (Destiny's Child, arr.Phillip Sossou) Soloists: Kevin Zhang, Jeffrey Zhou

BLS Show Choir - Pizazz
Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I'm Yours (Stevie Wonder, arr. A. Billingsley)
When We Were Young (Words and Music by A. Adkins, arr. E. Lojeski)
It's Begining to Look Like Christmas (Words and Music by M. Willson, arr. M. Huff)
Love Runs Out (Words and Music by R. Tedder, arr. M. Bryme) Soloist: Nicole Levenson