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The TASIS Family Comes Together to Celebrate the Holidays [see video and photos]

TASIS held a magnificent all-school Christmas Service at the church of San Nicolao della Flüe on the afternoon of December 6. The service, which featured a series of readings and a number of moving instrumental and choral performances, can be viewed in its entirety by clicking on the video clip below.

Special thanks are due to Musical Directors Samantha Forrest, Sarah Grove, Heidi Jones, Tamara Schumacher, and Melody Tibbits; Organist and Maestro di Canto Jonathan Morris; Cultural Events Coordinator Simone Aeschliman; readers Carolina Zanon di Valgiurata ’21, Nika Grigorian ’23, Isabella Piconi ’16, Lyle Rigg, Lynn Fleming Aeschliman ’63, and Tibbits; photographer Kim Nelson and videographer Frank Long; and the many wonderful student and faculty musicians who leant their talents to this deeply meaningful annual tradition.

Holiday Photos

Click here to see a gallery of the best photos from a variety of holiday celebrations held over the past few weeks. You can also find individual galleries for a number of events, including the Christmas Service, the TPA Holiday Market, the Tree Lighting Ceremony, the Holiday Advisor Photo Contest, Middle School and High School Christmas Celebrations, and Elementary School Holiday Events (password can be found in myTASIS). Additional holiday galleries will be added to the TASIS SmugMug page soon.

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