Have the cookies left out on Christmas Eve mysteriously vanished? Does it seem like the nutcracker and toy soldier figurines have moved by themselves overnight? Are you experiencing strange visions of
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 emotional and reflective work paints a poignant picture of the holiday season as seen through the eyes of a homeless person on a street corner. The music relies heavily on a juxtaposition of the
In a delightful setting that is incredibly accessible, this arrangement of In the Bleak Midwinter allows young ensembles to play a holiday alternative by Holst.
Make your holiday concert sparkle with this terrific arrangement called Chant de Noel, based on the popular Christmas carol Sing We Now of Christmas. Varying textures and colorful
What would December concerts be without those familiar tunes that everyone loves to hear during that time of year? Here's a medley of a baker's dozen of some of the most recognized holiday tunes in the
Get your students set for the winter season with this fun arrangement of Jingle Bells! Filled with energetic accompaniments to the main tune, this piece is a great chance for your students to build
This cute, simple arrangement features the bass section and makes them sound great! Have some fun with this cool medley featuring Jolly Old St. Nicholas and Jingle Bells -it will brighten
A bright concert selection to showcase developing playing skills! This lighthearted tune sparkles with simple rhythms and easy string crossings using notes of the D and G scales (no low 2). Every section of
Set in first position with simple rhythms, this contemporary arrangement includes the familiar carols Deck the Hall; Hark! The Herald Angels Sing and Ding, Dong, Merrily on High.
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!)
Sometimes known as In the Window, this traditional Hanukkah song is a lovely and haunting melody written in strophic form - having only one phrase of melodic material repeated for each verse. Here
The classic winter and holiday choral work transforms wonderfully into a terrific showcase for string orchestra. The festive, ethnic dance style is filled with energy and enthusiasm for both players and
The Christmas classic It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year has stood the test of time. This bright, fun arrangement goes together easily and will delight audiences. It was originally recorded
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
Everyone knows this holiday classic that is perfect for intermediate-level holiday concerts. It's a tune that is sure to bring a smile.
Combining Greensleeves and We Three Kings, this beautiful arrangement creates a Christmas selection that will be loved by students and audiences. All string parts are interesting and
Beginning string players will delight in playing this energetic rendition of the well-known Christmastime spiritual Go Tell It on the Mountain. Paired with Children Go Where I Send Thee,
This is the "other" version of Away in a Manger, the beloved Christmas carol, written by William J. Kirkpatrick. It features a string quartet within the orchestra, and its haunting beauty is
This beautiful, treasured carol originated as an anonymous lullaby associated with the Nativity. In this arrangement, the harmonies are lush with a contemporary feel. Widely used in many different choral
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