Our 2019 Holiday Playlist

Posted by Laurie Russell, Executive Director

Happy holidays from Winchester Community Music School!

It seems that the month of December is filled with music. So many of us have a favorite song or two that may remind us of our childhood, speaks to us spiritually, or is part of a holiday tradition. One of the things that I love most about this time of year is that everyone sings more. No matter what our celebrations may be at this time of year, music is a common thread throughout every culture.

Over the past few weeks, we've been curating a list of favorite songs from members of our WCMS community. We've compiled our 2019 "holiday" playlist for you. Here's the link to listen to the playlist on Spotify. Enjoy!



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Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

Judy Garland

Laura DellaFera, Voice Faculty

The Hanukkah Waltz

Bela Fleck and the Flecktones

Sara Schwindt, Assistant Director

2000 Miles

The Pretenders

Cathy Breitkreutz, Marketing & Communications Assistant

The Wexford Carol

Alison Krauss & Yo-Yo Ma

Monika Gibbons, Music Therapy Faculty

Sleigh Ride

The Boston Pops

John Vietz, Board of Trustees Chair

A la Luz de la Vela

Erran Baron Cohen

Sara Schwindt, Assistant Director

I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas

Gayla Peevy

Laurie Russell, Executive Director

In the Bleak Midwinter

Loreena McKennitt

Samara Martin, Registrar

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Bruce Springsteen

Rob Dietel, Trustee

Arara Yemonya

Women of the Calabash

Samara Martin, Registrar

A Five Pound Box of Money

Pearl Bailey

Cynthia Andrews, Advisory Committee Member

Cool Yule

Louis Armstrong

Cathy Breitkreutz, Marketing & Communications Assistant

Light One Candle

Peter, Paul & Mary

Sara Schwindt, Assistant Director

I Believe in Father Christmas

Emerson, Lake & Palmer

Debbie Zyblewski Nifong, Former Trustee

Cold December

Nowell Sing We Clear

Jack McCreeless, alumni parent

World on Fire

Matisyahu Moshav

Samara Martin, Registrar

Joy to the World

Yo-Yo Ma and Dave Brubeck

Laurie Russell, Executive Director