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Sounds of the Season

Sounds of the Season

Sounds of the Season

Music from the Movies with Sara Andon
Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 9:00pm
Chenery Auditorium
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A KSO holiday tradition with a twist!  Join us as we rediscover music from your favorite holiday movies: The Polar Express, Frozen, Elf, It’s a Wonderful Life and many more.  Los Angeles based and international acclaimed Flutist, Sara Andon and Kalamazoo Children’s Chorus join the KSO.  The KSO's 2017 Youth Soloist Competition Winner, violist, Sava Velkoff, and Runner-up, baritone Alex Smith, will also be featured in the evenings program.

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Featured Artists

Daniel Brier, Conductor
Sara Andon, Flute
Kalamazoo Children’s Chorus, directed by Fred Sang
Sava Velkoff, Viola - 2017 Youth Soloist Competition Winner
Alex Smith, Baritone - 2017 Youth Soloist Competition Runner-Up



Silvestri           Suite from The Polar Express
arr. Brubaker

Mozart              "Ein Madchen oder Weibchen" from The Magic Flute
                                  Appassionatto (Cadenza) - Allegro con spirito
                                           2017 Youth Soloist Competition Runner-up, Alex Smith, baritone

Forsyth             Viola Concerto in G minor
                                 Appassionatto (Cadenza) - Allegro con spirito
                                           2017 Youth Soloist Competition Winner, Sava Velkoff, Viola

Williams           Three Holiday Songs from Home Alone
Somewhere in My Memory
                                Star of Bethlehem
                                Merry Christmas, Merry Christmas
                                          Kalamazoo Children's Chorus

Hague                Medley from How the Grinch Stole Christmas
arr. Brubaker

Anderson-Lopez Music from Frozen
arr. Krogstad


John Debney       Suite from Elf
arr. Pesavento                   Kalamazoo Children's Chorus

Vince Guaraldi    Suite from A Charlie Brown Christmas
arr. Ross                           Sara Andon, flute
                                          Kalamazoo Children's Chorus

Herrmann           “On This Darkest Day of Winter” from A Christmas Carol
                                         Sara Andon, flute
                                         Kalamazoo Children's Chorus

                  “White Christmas”
arr. Capelletti                    Sara Andon, flute

Pierpont              “Jingle Bells”
arr. Legrand                      Sara Andon, flute

Mancini                Christmas Rhapsody from Santa Claus: The Movie

Dimitri Tiomkin    Suite from It’s a Wonderful Life
                                          Kalamazoo Children's Chorus