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NVUS 2019 Holiday Performance I @ Reston Town Center

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 12/07/2019
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Number of Attendees: 14

Location
Reston Town Center

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UPDATE!!

Be on site no later than 11:30 AM to sound check to ensure best sound set up. Each performance (Society @ 12 noon & Ensemble @ 1pm) will start on time and last approximately 45 min.

If you want to help and learn stage set up, meet Moses Kamai and David Bartell at 11AM prompt. Moses may be on site earlier.

Parking: FREE on Weekends + best is Orange Garage (Zone 500). See image/map below.

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
Blue Christmas Solo lead sings 1st verse solo, then all sing next two, then instrumental, then all sing last two, tag last line. 3 //youtu.be/5HYvTP16qwI
I’ll Be Home For Christmas First time through – Moses sings solo. Second time through – hum or Ooohh from “I’ll” to “presents under the tree”. You can play a 7th chord rather than the 9th. 11 //youtu.be/7AZtA3Fwshw
God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman Moses (David on Dec 5) Clap to rhythm if you’re having trouble playing chords 7 //youtu.be/n8Ed0fFe58I
In the Bleak Midwinter (Tentative Song) David or Moses solo intro and turn-arounds Don’t play the ‘F’ chord with Janet’s instrumental turn-arounds – They are above “… age …” and “… heart …” (4th and 8th lines) 13 //youtu.be/E2pSd9gLPMo
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
Little Drummer Boy (Tentative Song) Rhythm: staccato down strums only 23 //youtu.be/A-dMqv8LltQ
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
Mary’s Boy Child Moses solo 1st verse Sing rest of song as written 25 //youtu.be/Knn2FP_rt64
What Child Is This? Moses [REMEMBER TO NOT START SO FAST] 35 //youtu.be/6rgog7b5IDg
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: 14

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  • Moses Kamai
  • Donna Cozart
  • Jane Winchester
  • Mary Kay Stine
  • Gwen
  • John King
  • Bob Gibson
  • Jessica Suchecki
  • Catherine Miranda
  • David Bartell
  • Denise Geyer
  • Shima Vosti
  • Jeffrey Bliss
  • Annette Delgado

2 Comments

  1. If you’re available and feel up to it, I’ve got the brewhouse part of Ono Brewing Co. (same space we have for our regular meetings) to practice today at 2 PM. Last chance to practice as a group before next Saturday. RSVP on that event.

  2. Updated Set Lists and Instructions:

    //www.nova-uke.org/download/59/nvus-jams-catalog/3132/nvus-holiday-performance-set-list-20191207_20191215_v2.pdf

    //www.nova-uke.org/download/59/nvus-jams-catalog/3131/nvus-holiday-performance-set-list-20191207_20191215_setlistonly_v2.pdf

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