Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.

Julia Davids, Music Director

The North Shore Choral Society presented new and familiar holiday music for choir, brass, percussion, and handbells, featuring the Chicago Bronze English Handbell Ensemble, directed by Andrea Handley.

Music included Rutter's Gloria, Pinkham's Christmas Cantata, and a newly commissioned finale arrangement by Andrea Handley!



Christianne Rushton, mezzo soprano
Francisco L. Malespin, cello
Sharon Rich Peterson, piano/organ


Let the Music Ring! DavidR.Kent

O Magnum Mysterium  Tomás Luis de Victoria

O Magnum Mysterium Morten Lauridsen

Glory, Glory, Glory to the Newborn King Moses Hogan
Nicholas Krupp,

Jazz Gloria Natalie Sleeth, arr. Sondra Tucker

"Dance of the Reed Flutes" from The Nutcracker Pyotr Il’ych Tchaikovsky,  arr. William Griffin

"Trepak (Russian Dance)" from The Nutcracker Pyotr Il’ych Tchaikovsky, arr. Cathy Moklebust

Gloria John Rutter
. Allegro vivace  II.Andante  III.Vivace eritmico
Carli Uphill, Cristina Brown, Olivia St. Clair, Arlene Cwynar,

Christmas Cantata (Sinfonia Sacra) Daniel Pinkham
I. Maestoso  II. Adagio  III. Allegro

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year  Edward Pola and George Wyle, arr. Joel Raney

I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day John Baptiste Calkin, arr. Cynthia Dobrinski

Masters in This Hall French Carol, arr. Arnold Sherman

Carol of the Bells  Mykola Leontovich, arr. Peter Wilhousky, bells arr.Andrea Handley

Sing We Now of Christmas French Carol, arr. Kevin McChesney

Now Proclaim Messiah’s Birth  Regent Square/Gloria, arr. Andrea Handley
Commissioned bythe North Shore Choral Society

Saint John Brebeuf Church, 8307 N. Harlem, Niles, IL