This is a very unique gift from the Singing Sergeants. Two of our newest members (Technical Sgts. Hannah Rigg and Daniel Anderson) improvised this arrangement of “O Holy Night” in a ‘pop’ style. Our brilliant vocalist/pianist/assistant conductor (Technical Sgt. Taylor Armstrong) followed the vocalists’ lead and improvised his part to complement the phrasings and harmonizationsContinue reading “Merry Christmas Eve!”
Carol of the Bells From Wikipedia: “Carol of the Bells” is a popular Christmas carol, composed by Mykola Leontovych with lyrics by Peter J. Wilhousky. The song is based on a folk chant known in Ukrainian as “Shchedryk“. Wilhousky’s lyrics are copyrighted, although the original musical composition is not. The song is recognized by a four-note ostinato motif.
Our incredible celtic ensemble “Celtic Aire” presents “I Saw Three Ships” A little Wikipedia backstory: I Saw Three Ships (Come Sailing In)” is a traditional and popular Christmas carol from England. A variant of its parent tune “Greensleeves“, the earliest printed version of “I Saw Three Ships” is from the 17th century, possibly Derbyshire, and was also publishedContinue reading “On the ninth day of Christmas…”
Back in 1580, you would have known this song…here is a “Lute Carol”
Deck the Halls!
On the sixth day of Christmas…
Here’s the latest album from The US Air Force’s Concert Band and Singing Sergeants. This was another great opportunity to work with some incredible people, conduct the chorus and produce the album from start to finish. Check out the web article here: Air Force Blue ready for “Take Off”. Click here to listen Download theContinue reading “Air Force Blue ready for “Take Off””
Let it Snow!
On the fourth day of Christmas…http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epbKOe-4HVs&feature=share&list=UUKX86dJGhTOn8NtRUqnATFQ&index=2