Known for its simplistic beauty, this melody is supported by a simple but beautiful harmonization.
Have a yo-ho-ho holiday concert when you program this pirate version of Ukrainian Bell Carol. Any tricky parts have been adapted into a pirate style your students will love! Easy rhythms and
This beloved ancient carol is tastefully arranged with all parts remaining in first position and no extended fingerings required. Optional percussion parts add a Renaissance sound and are playable by
Add a unique work to your winter concert! This Celtic-sounding arrangement incorporates Joy to the World and O Come All Ye Faithful with the sounds of bagpipe drones and slight variations
A fun new piece to help "ring" in the holiday season! An original theme based on the sound of chimes in D major recurs throughout the work (and includes a very simple vocal part if you choose to add choir!)
Take lots of familiar Christmas tunes, mix them all together, and you have a Christmas Mash-Up. The setting is ideal for beginning players with the most difficult rhythm being a quarter note. This
This wonderful arrangement for beginning orchestra combines Silent Night and The First Noel. Set in D Major, it has been arranged so that violin, viola, and cello sections use only the D
Finally, an arrangement of Greensleeves that beginning string orchestras can play! Set in E minor, it uses notes familiar to beginners and, through clever arranging, avoids new accidentals and
A terrific multicultural addition to any beginning holiday concert, this spirited rendition contains three traditional yet contrasting German carols. Young string players will have fun while being
Students confidently tell their story as though from the mountaintops in this African-American spiritual. With straightforward rhythms and pitches, the right arm and bow hand can be the focus to achieve a
This setting will be a welcome addition to any holiday concert. Students get into the action as they march while sitting, and all sections take turns playing the melody. Students and teachers will be
This great Irish hymn features a simple yet lyrical melody accompanied by rich, resonant chords and easy arpeggios. Basic note values, occasional slurs, and some divisi cello passages to supplement a small
Often heard during Chanukah, this lilting melody is memorable and loved by all. Its simplicity will capture you and linger on.
Cute, fun, and a true beginning bass feature! This is the perfect piece to add Santa hats, tinsel, lights and other festive decorations. An excellent selection to work on off-beat playing and counting
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