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NVUS 2019 Holiday Performance Practice @ Ono Brewing Co.

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 12/01/2019
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Number of Attendees: 3

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Ono Brewing

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Another practice site secured! Want to see what Ono Brewing Company venue will be like before the first official Society meeting next Sunday (Dec 8th)? Or at least get one more practice in with Moses Kamai tomorrow?

Remember to bring folding chair and music stand. We’ll be standing for the 45-50 min performance but no need during practice.

Can you read the lead sheet?
Can you strum along from the lead sheet?
Can you follow the leader?

Super! Then you can do this!!!!!

NVUS is looking for a bunch volunteers, the more the merrier — IDEALLY, … the whole Society would be uber-fantastic.  But that will be wishful thinking in this area of busy lives.

But if you can make it…. This is one of 4 Society holiday performances — please support your ukulele club!

We are in the season of having a jolly Christmas, what a time to have some fun strumming holiday tunes. Every year, Reston Association and Fairfax County ask us to perform at Reston Town Center. Maybe it’s because we draw a crowd and get them toe tappin’ to our rendition of some holiday music, and that we play whole host of holiday genre.

So, Check out the calendar for the other holiday performances and RSVP (book)… then attend the November meetings and get some practice in. If you can’t make all, then there are links to the NVUS Practice Videos on our YouTube Channel (click here).

If you have any questions, leave Moses a message via our website OR email him using info@NoVA-Uke.org.

See you soon!!

NVUS 2019 Reston Town Centre Holiday Showcase Set List

Song Lead / Notes p. Video
Winter Wonderland Play staccato for beginning verses
If there is a solo, played with same notes as chord.
37 //youtu.be/ruJPkSIG6hA
Angels We Have Heard On High Moses – Intro is whole first verse Only 1st verse is unison, rest of the song is sung in harmony if you can 1 //youtu.be/s5UrA5i3ieA
O Little Town of Bethlehem David (Backup: Moses) 27 //youtu.be/iPifKaX9faY
I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas David / Moses jazz intro [?] 12 //youtu.be/yHZZ-MhIDpA
Deck the Halls  Moses or David Leads 5 //youtu.be/qQ_JbXcuoTU
Jingle Bell Rock / Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree Moses or David leads but all sing 17 //youtu.be/T8NBNthpLRI
God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman Moses (David on Dec 5) Clap to rhythm if you’re having trouble playing chords 7 //youtu.be/n8Ed0fFe58I
Away in a Manger Moses Leads (back up: David) 2 //youtu.be/ZKQmmx0-LgU
Jingle Bells / Mele Kalikimaka Don’t stop playing between songs, continuous medley 19 //youtu.be/2iUYeg2hzAk
Here Comes Santa in Red Canoe Moses leads 9 //youtu.be/6ypsHzwYR14
Jolly Old Saint Nicholas Moses Solo on slow line “When the clock is striking twelve, when I’m fast asleep” Chords for that phrase are singe down strums.  Everyone joins back in after that line Instrumental end of 2nd verse: Moses or David Tag and repeat last phrase of last line… as solo by the lead 21 TBP
It Came Upon a Midnight Clear Moses or David Leads Video has 3 verses – See sheet on arrangement – Solo singer verse 1, Solo Instrumental, all sing on ending of instrumental verse, all sing verse 3.  Tag 3 times 15 //youtu.be/A2jvIopEPFE
Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer Moses or David Leads – Intro is a Solo; All come in “Rudolph” — sing 2 times; 2nd time with echo phrases 28 //youtu.be/2pJEfhQYRNw
Silent Night Hawaiian, German: Moses leads
Spanish: Gwen or David leads
Others can/should join the languages, if they know the language well Key C
29 //youtu.be/qHB8hy8aiZA
Feliz Navidad  Moses / David Leads 6 //youtu.be/Q2jVlxNnMbo
We
Wish You a Merry Christmas
Moses OR David Leads 33 //youtu.be/bSmJCB-H9v8

Bookings

Bookings are closed for this event.

Number of Attendees: 3

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  • Moses Kamai
  • Catherine Miranda
  • Jane Winchester

1 Comment

  1. A chance to see the new venue and to practice once more before next Saturday’s performance!

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