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Holiday Concert 2004

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The University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley presents its annual “Holiday Concert” on December 12, 2004. The Fox Valley Concert Band will perform at 4 p.m. and the UWFox Chorale, Bella Voce, will perform at 7:30 p.m. The concerts are split to accommodate a larger number of Dr. Sackmanpeople attending the musical gala.

Marc Sackman, Assistant Professor of Music and Band Director, says this holiday concert is filled with good cheer. His selections include Joyce’s 71st N.Y. Regiment March by Thornton Barnes Boyer and arranged by James Barnes, A Festival Prelude by Alfred Reed, O Magnum Mysterium by Morten Lauridsen and transcribed by H. Robert Reynolds, Pageant by Vincent Persichetti, the William Byrd Suite, including The Earle of Oxford’s March, Pavana, Wolsey’s Wilde, and The Bells by Gordon Jacob, A Christmas Festival by Leroy Anderson, and Radetzky March, op. 282 by Johann Strauss, Jr. and arranged by Alfred Reed.

“Some of it is holiday music,” Sackman says, but all of it fits the spirit of the season.

Professor FeldmanBella Voce will present “A Traditional Christmas” at 7:30 p.m. Associate Lecturer in Music and Chorale director Linda Feldmann chose the following selections: Carol of the Bells by M. Leontovich and arranged by P. Wilhousky, Ding Dong, Merrily on High arranged by J. Barthelson, Fum, Fum,Fum arranged by Parker/Shaw, Wassail! Wassail all over the town!, God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen arranged by The Krones, Angels’ Carol and Shepherd’s Pipe Carol by John Rutter, O Little Town of Bethlehem arranged by L. Feldmann, Glory to the Lamb! by N. Price & Don Besig and arranged by E. Boehm, Jingle, Bells by J. Pierpont and arranged by D.Willcocks, Deck the Halls, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, Joy to the World, Jesus, Oh, What a Wonderful Child arranged by L. Goss, and A Merry Christmas arranged by D. Warrell.

The concerts will be held in the Fine Arts Theatre on the UWFox campus, 1478 Midway Road, Menasha. Both are free and open to the public with unreserved seating.

Posted 12/9/2004