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Chamber Singers holiday concert at Empire State Plaza

Columbia Chamber Singers performing at a holiday concert on Friday at the Empire State Plaza in Albany.

Columbia High School musicians performed a free concert in the Empire State Plaza Concourse in Albany on Friday, entertaining crowds with Christmas carols and other holiday songs.

Each of the ensembles that performed, including the Chamber Singers, Orchestra, Concert Band and Symphonic Band, will be playing holiday concerts at Columbia High School this month.

Chamber Singers Set List

  • Here We Come A-Caroling
  • What Child Is This
  • Joy To The World
  • The First Noel
  • Jingle Bells
  • Jolly Old Saint Nicholas
  • Away in A Manger
  • Deck The Hall
  • We Wish You a Merry Christmas
  • Carol of The Bells
  • Deck The Hall (Arr. Shaw)
  • What Child (Arr. Gray)
  • Silent Night (Arr. Meader)
  • Jingle Bells (Arr. Snyder)
  • Holly Jolly (Arr. Shaw)

Orchestra Set List

  • God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen
  • Jolly Old Saint Nicholas
  • Good King Wenceslas
  • Deck the Halls
  • Up On a Housetop
  • Let It Snow
  • Angels We Have Heard on High
  • Hark The Herald Angels Sing
  • Chanukah
  • Rock of Ages
  • Christmas Quatrain
  • Themes from Vivaldi’s Gloria

Concert Band Set List

  • Celebration Fanfare
  • Novena
  • Blue Ridge Reel
  • A New Orleans Nutcracker

Symphonic Band Set List

  • Symphonic Prelude On Adeste Fidelis
  • A Canadian Brass Christmas Suite
  • Home For Christmas
  • Sleigh Ride (saxophone ensemble)
  • A Fireside Christmas