The Greenwich High School Holiday Concert, under the direction of Ben Walker (Director of Bands), Erin Schilling (Associate Director of Bands) and Colin Walters (Director of Jazz) drew a crowd on Wednesday.
The Concert Band’s performance included Old Brenton Carol – Gustav Holst, arr. by Robert W. Smith; A Christmas Canon, arranged by Michael Green; and Thematic Variations on Dona Nobis Pacem – James Sudduth.
The Symphony Band’s performance included Carol of the Bells – M. Leontovich and Peter Wilhousky, arranged by Sean O’Loughlin; Greensleeves, arranged by Alfred Reed; and Russian Christmas Music – Alfred Reed, arranged by James Curnow.
The Percussion Ensemble’s performance included Deck Them Halls arranged by Chris Crockarell; Christmas Time is Here – Vince Guaraldi * Lee Mendelson, arranged by Chris Brooks & Kevin Madill.
The Jazz Lab Band’s performance featured You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To – Cole Porter, arranged by Dave Wolpe; Maiden Voyage – Herbie Hancock arranged by Erick Moreales; and Baby, It’s Cold Outside – Frank Loesser arranged by Roger Holmes.
The Jazz Ensemble performance featured Jolly Ole St. Nick – Jeff Holmes; Softly as a Morning Sunrise – Sigmund Romber arranged by Dave Wolpe; and Computer – Bob Mintzer.
The Wind Ensemble performed And the Mountains Echoed: Gloria! – Robert Longfield; The Sussex Mummers’ Christmas Carol – Percy Aldridge Grainer arranged by Douglas Sotter; Patapan – Ancient French melody arranged by Tom Wallace; A Christmas Festival – Leroy Anderson; and Auld Lang Syne – Traditional Scottish melody arranged by Chip Davis, arranged for band by Robert Longfield.
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