Dec 22, 2021

Home for the Holidays

New Jersey Symphony Virtual

Virtual Performance Information

Program Listing & Credits

Home for the Holidays

Featuring members of the New Jersey Symphony

Ha Young Jung
Dorian the Puppet

Dan Graziano

Dan Graziano
Alexandra Kapilian

Featured Performances

“Jingle Bells”
James Pierpont
arr. Valerie Coleman

Kathleen Nester flute
Melanie Feld oboe
Andrew Lamy clarinet
Mark Timmerman bassoon
Chris Komer horn

Hanukkah Medley
(Including “Hanukkah Blessing,” “Oh Hanukkah,” “Dreidel Song,” “Sevivon,” “Hanukkah, Hanukkah” and “Rock of Ages”)
arr. Dr. Steven Kruse

Bart Feller flute 
James Tsao violin
Frank Foerster viola
Sarah Seiver cello
David Fein percussion

Christmas Greetings
(Including “Deck the Halls,” “Jolly Old Saint Nicholas” and “O Tannenbaum”)
arr. Paul Chauvin

Michael Baker trumpet
James De La Garza trumpet
Lawrence DiBello horn
Charles Baker trombone
Morris Kainuma tuba

“Carol of the Bells”
Mykola Leontovych
arr. Paul Edwards

Featuring members of the New Jersey Symphony Youth Orchestra
Andy Yin flute
Megan Newton flute
Cheryl Yang flute
Kayla Wang oboe
Christina Nicolau oboe
Kevin Moon oboe

Kathleen Nester coach
Robert Wagner conductor

“Winter” from The Four Seasons
Antonio Vivaldi

David Southorn solo violin
Ming Yang first violin
Alexandra Neglia second violin
Elzbieta Weyman viola
Philo Lee cello
Ha Young Jung bass

“We Three Kings”
John Henry Hopkins Jr.
arr. Daniel Bernard Roumain

Daniel Bernard Roumain piano

“J.B.! (Jingle Bells)”
James Pierpont
arr. Paul Chauvin

Michael Baker trumpet
James De La Garza trumpet
Lawrence DiBello horn
Charles Baker trombone
Morris Kainuma tuba

Special Appearances

Xian Zhang Music Director
José Luis Domínguez New Jersey Symphony Youth Orchestras Artistic Director
Daniel Bernard Roumain Resident Artistic Catalyst
Tong Chen Assistant Conductor

Production Credits

Video & Audio Production
Dan Graziano

Set Design
Dan Graziano
Alexandra Kapilian

Musician Coordination
Judy Yin-Chi Lee
Lauren Williams

Recorded November and December 2021 at the New Jersey Symphony Studios in Newark, NJ.

How to Watch

Watch on YouTube
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Production of this digital concert is made possible by the Digital Production and Programming Fund with major support from Ellen and Phil Neches.


Bank of America is proud to sponsor the New Jersey Symphony Resident Artistic Catalyst. DBR as Resident Artistic Catalyst is made possible in part by Judith Musser.