Sunday, December 17, 4:00pm
Marin Center, Veterans' Memorial Auditorium
10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael, CA
marincenter.org | 415.473.6800

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Celebrate the holiday season with beautiful choral music, family and friends. Join Jan Pedersen Schiff and the artistic staff of Singers Marin as seven youth and adult choral ensembles fill you with the holiday spirit. You may sing along with select cherished seasonal favorites from around the world and enjoy a repertoire chosen especially for this year's theme––Peace on Earth. Irene Jacobson on piano will be joined by Paul Eastburn on bass and violin, along with percussionist Jeremy Hoenig. Our special guest artist is Lockwood Barr, a rising Country singer from Nashville. Stunning visual and lighting effects create an enchanting holiday concert. Come and immerse yourself in the magic of the season.

Guest Artist: Lockwood Barr

Lockwood Barr is a rising Country singer, songwriter and musician, currently based in Nashville, TN whose credits include the Country Music Association emerging artist recognition and winning and Independent Country Music Associan Award as banjo player for the Bluegrass group, The Nashvegas Ramblers. Lockwood is a proud native of Tiburon, CA, where she grew up performing iwth Singers Marin, and is an alum of Redwood High School. She moved to Nashville in 2008, where she attended Banderbilt Univeristy (B.S.'12) and immediately begain writing and performing around town. Her performance-packed lifestyle logged over 60 show dates this past year, In the sumer of 1016, Lockwood released a 10-song album, Sings Along the Road, which was produced by the Grammy Award-winning producter, Matt Odmark. The songs showcase both Barr's eclectic writing style and technical ability as an instrumentalist. "In each of my songs is a story, and I'm here to share my stories with the world," she says. Lockwood has crafted a unique sound that is here to stay: unapologetically bold yet palyfully relatable. When it comes to emerging women in today's country music scene, it is clear that Lockwood – armed with killer musicianship and a personality that shines as bright as her electrifying blue eyes – is truly raising the Barr.

The Concert Program:

Choose Something Like a Star (from "Frostina")by Randal Thompson

Wings of Song Chorus

Do you Hear What I Hear by Regney & Shgayne/arr.Harry Simeone

Combined Choruses

Sing Joy: A Medley of Carols, arr. Jay Althouse

Joy to the World | It Came Upon a Midnight Clear | O Come all Ye Faithful

Combined Choruses and Audience Sing-Along

Silver Bells by Jay LIvingston & Ray Evans/arr. Charles Naylor

Combined Choruses and Audience Sing-Along with Caroling Kids

I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day by John Marks

Adult Choruses

Christmas Kum Ba Ya by Jay Althouse

les étoiles, Celestial Voices, Comets and Starlights

Oseh Shalom (The One Who Makes Peace)by John Leavitt

Adult Choruses

Carols of the Night, arr. Craig Courtney (O Holy Night – Adolphe Adam, Silent Night – Franz Gruber)

Combined Choruses and Audience Sing-Along with Caroling Kids

Intermission

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas by Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane, arr. Mark Hayes

Wings of Song and les étoiles

A Christmas Portrait,(It's Beginning to Look Like Christmas, The Christmas Song, We Need A Little Christmas) arr. Jerry Nowak

Youth Choruses

Elf Esteem, by Allen Pote

Caroling Kids

Believe, (from "The Polar Express").Silvestri/Ballard/arr. Mark Hayes

Starlights

Light a Candle by Andy Beck

Celestial Voices and Comets

My Grown-Up Christmas List by Foster & Thompson-Jenner/arr. Mac Huff

les étoiles

Someday at Christmas by Ronald Miller/Bryan Wells/arr.Mac Huff

Combined Choruses with Lockwood Barr, soloist

Happy Xmas (War is Over) by John Lennon/arr. Mark Brymer

Combined Choruses with Lockwood Barr, soloist

Let There Be Peac on Earth by Miller/Jackson/arr. Hawley Ades

Combined Chorsues and Audience Sing-Along with Caroling Kids


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