St. James Concert Series

St. James Concert Series

presents

The Opus Handbells

December 21, 2014

                Richard J. Colla, Artistic Director

                               Program
                               
  Ding Dong Merrily On High                                 arr. Fred Gramann
  Wexford Carol                                            arr. Judy Phillips
  Pat-a-Pan                                                 arr. Fred Gramann
  Lo! How a Rose E'er Blooming                         arr. Cynthia Dobrinski
  Dance of the Reed Flutes                     Tchaikovsky/arr. Jefferey Hall
    (From The Nutcracker)
  Love Was Born                                          arr. Kathleen Mackie
  Mary Did You Know                                      arr. Anna Laura Page
  That Night in Bethlehem                               arr. Charles E. Perry
    Trevor Hutton, violin
    Barbara Bort, harp

  Selected Christmas Favorites
    Richard Colla, vocal soloist
    Judy Aprile, piano

                              Intermission

  Four-in-Hand Christmas Quartets                       arr. Sondra K. Tucker
    The First Noel
    What Child It This?
    Silent Night
    The Little Drummer Boy                         arr. Valerie W. Stephenson
    Silver Bells                                   arr. Valerie W. Stephenson
      Opus Quartet: 
         Lisa Traughber, Melissa Shuler, Michele Meenk, Trevor Hutton

    Good King Wenceslas                                  arr. Anna Laura Page
    O Come, O Come Emmanuel                              arr. Kathleen Mackie
    Let it Go                                           arr. Sondra K. Tucker
      (From the Motion Picture FROZEN)
    Jingle Bell Samba                                   arr. Sondra K. Tucker
    Jolly Old St. Nicholas                                    arr. Joel Raney