Grace UMC Brass Ensemble

Upcoming Christmas Music

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Per our Events Calendar, the Brass Ensemble, (with some help from Orchestra strings, percussion, woodwinds members), will play the following on December 16th and 24th, 2018:

December 9th – Special Needs Children’s Concert, 3:00 – 4:00 PM

Brass plays the following Christmas Carols:

  • O Come, Little Children
  • Away In A Manger
  • We Three Kings of Orient Are
  • Jingle Bells

December 16th – Lessons and Carols Sunday

  • Lesson 4: Rise Up Shepherds Medley (Brass Ensemble)
  • Hymns:
    • Hymn 1: UMH #237 – Sing We Now of Christmas
    • Hymn 2: UMH #166 – All Praise to Thee, for Thou, O King Divine
    • Hymn 3: UMH #251 – Go Tell It on the Mountain

December 24th – Christmas Eve Services

Hymns:

  • Hymn 1: UMH #234 – O Come All Ye Faithful (play brass/orchestra/bells/choir processional arrangement)
  • Hymn 2: UMH #240 – Hark the Herald Angels Sing
  • Hymn 3: UMH 239 – Silent Night, Holy Night (a cappella, no brass)
  • Closing Hymn: UMH #246 – Joy to the World (but we don’t play this if we play Christmas Carols in the Narthex)
  • Christmas Carols: Brass with choir members in the Narthex after one or both services at which we play.

 

The Brass Ensemble/Orchestra members will also play Christmas Carols by the Narthex Shepherds Window after Christmas Eve services, with help from our Choir members. Hope you can join us in singing this joyous Christmas Season music!

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