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Presenting the 2020 TASIS Elementary School Christmas Concert

 

Thank you to all Elementary School student performers. I’m very proud of you, the work you’ve done, and the positive, hard-working attitudes you’ve kept this semester! You worked diligently to create and master challenging musical performances without singing. 

Thank you to all teachers, administrators, and parents for your unending support and encouragement! 

A special thank you to the TPA for the gorgeous decorations in the Palmer Center and Winter Garden—we appreciate you!

Melody Tibbits Zanecchia
Elementary School Musical Director

 

2020 TASIS Elementary School Christmas Concert Program

Welcoming Remarks (0:08)
ES Music Teacher Melody Tibbits Zanecchia

“Carol of the Bells,” by Mykola Leontovych (0:30)
Arranged by Diane Jaskier, Grade 5 Students, & Melody Zanecchia
Performed by Mr. Friday’s Class (Grade 5)

“Carol of the Bells,” by Mykola Leontovych (1:56)
Arranged by Diane Jaskier, Grade 5 Students, & Melody Zanecchia
Performed by Ms. Shields’ Class (Grade 5)

“12 Days of Christmas," by Frederic Austin (3:21)
Arranged by Grade 4 Students & Melody Zanecchia
Performed by Ms. Hand’s Class (Grade 4)

“12 Days of Christmas,” by Frederic Austin (6:11)
Arranged by Grade 4 Students & Melody Zanecchia
Performed by Ms. Bearden’s Class (Grade 4)

"Straw Carol," a Traditional Carol (8:59)
Arranged by Grade 3 Students & Melody Zanecchia
Performed by Ms. Kaper’s Class (Grade 3)

"Straw Carol," a Traditional Carol (12:12)
Arranged by Grade 3 Students & Melody Zanecchia
Performed by Ms. Fox’s Class (Grade 3)

Russian Dance Trepak, Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker Suite” (15:22)
Choreographed by Grade 2 Students
Performed by Ms. Hertig’s Class (Grade 2)

Chinese Dance, Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker Suite” (16:35)
Choreographed by Grade 2 Students
Performed by Ms. Hertig’s Class (Grade 2)

Russian Dance Trepak, Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker Suite” (17:55)
Choreographed by Grade 2 Students
Performed by Ms. Zanecchia’s Class (Grade 2)

Chinese Dance, Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker Suite” (19:07)
Choreographed by Grade 2 Students
Performed by Ms. Zanecchia’s Class (Grade 2)

March, Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker Suite” (20:32)
Choreographed by Grade 1 Students
Performed by Ms. Linton’s Class (Grade 1)

March, Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker Suite” (23:21)
Choreographed by Grade 1 Students
Performed by Ms. Koltypin’s Class (Grade 1)

“Christmas Bells” & “The Nutcracker” (26:13)
Arranged by Kindergarten Students
Performed by Ms. Zanecchia’s Class (Kindergarten)

“Christmas Bells” & “The Nutcracker” (31:46)
Arranged by Kindergarten Students
Performed by Ms. Wilkinson’s Class (Kindergarten)

“The Gingerbread Man,” a Folktale (37:45)
Directed by Angela Carota Dusing
Performed by Grade 7 Students for Pre-Kindergarten Class

"One Small Child," by David Meece (44:32)
Arranged by Choir Students & Melody Zanecchia
Performed by Elementary School Choir

"Jingle Bell Rock,” by Bobby Helms (46:29)
Choreographed by Carol Hinchliff
Performed by Elementary School Tip Tap

“Dreams,” by Ziv Zaifman, Hugh Jackman, and Michelle Williams (48:38)
Choreographed by Julie Frazier-Smith
Performed by Elementary School Modern Dance
 

The 2020 Elementary School Concert video was filmed and edited by Graham Pearsall and Mark Chevalier.

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