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PCO Holiday Concert in East Walpole on December 3, 2006, 3:00 pm

St. Mary's Parish will present The Parkway Concert Orchestra in a Holiday Pops concert on Sunday December 3, at 3:00 p.m. at St. Mary's Parish Center, 205 Washington Street, East Walpole. Peter Freisinger conducts the 50 piece non-profit orchestra in classical and pops selections for the entire family, including Smetana's Polka from The Bartered Bride; A Christmas Festival; Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring; Festive Sounds of Hanukah and other holiday favorites. Special guests include Walpole resident Dan Masterson, a St. Mary's Parish member and songwriter/singer/musician, as well as other talented members of the Masterson family. The proceeds of this concert will benefit the Pastor's Scholarship Fund.

Donation is $5. Light refreshments and free parking are included. For ticket reservations, please call 508-668-3749 or 508-668-2648.

The Program:

Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!Jule Styne, arr. Bob Cerulli
Christmas Favoritesarr. Bruce Chase
Nihavend Longa (a Turkish song)Kemani Keyser Hosum
Ian Cohen, saxophone, and Peter Freisinger, piano
Carol of the DrumKatherine K. Davis, arr. Ray Wright
Winter WonderlandFelix Bernard, arr. Calvin Custer
Dan Masterson, baritone
Have Yourself a Merry Little ChristmasHugh Martin and Ralph Blane, arr. Bob Cerulli
Singalong, led by Dan Masterson
Havah NagilahTraditional, arr. Jim Kreger
-- Intermission --
Polka from The Bartered BrideBedrich Smetana, arr. Hugo Riesenfeld
Jesu, Joy of Man's DesiringJohann Sebastian Bach, arr. Arthur Luck
Cantique de Noel (O Holy Night)Adolphe Adam
Dan Masterson, baritone
Rudolph the Red Nosed ReindeerJohnny Marks, arr. C. Paul Herfurth
Singalong, led by Dan Masterson
Festive Sounds of Hanukaharr. Bill Holcomb
A Christmas FestivalLeroy Anderson
with a special appearance by Victoria, Alexandra, and Joseph Masterson
Sleigh RideLeroy Anderson


Dan MastersonIan CohenThe Orchestra welcomes Dan Masterson and Ian Cohen as special guest artists for this concert.

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