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Bell Canto Ringers, Coro Campanilla ChannelAire Coro, Mujeres Coro Barbería
Christie Bessinger, Vocalista/Compositor Conejo Slides, Coro de Trombóo
Craig Mathias, Gaitas CSUN Cuarteto de Saxofón
Dana Huse & Alysa Nelson, Organo/Piano Duo Escuela Media de Hillside Coro Mixto
Mirando hacia atrás, la Banda de Rock Paul Bartlett, Vocalista and Cindy Wight, Acopañante
Comunidad Simi Coro de Niños Escuela Secundaria Simi Valley La música de cámara Conjuntos
Escuela Secundaria Simi Valley Conjunto Vocal y Vocal Jazz Coro de Simi Valley LDS Comunidad
Simi Valley Música Coro Primaria Simi Valley Coro Juvenil
Maestro Coral de St. Rose de Lima Stonebridge Campana Coro
Tamali'i Polinesia Comañia de Baile Thousand Oaks Filarmónica Conservatorio Soloistas
Escuela Media de Valley View Conjunto Vocal


 
Bell Canto Ringers, Coro Campanilla

Bell Canto Ringers      Los Bell Canto Ringers están contentos de regresar por quinta vez. Son un coro de campanillas que consiste de once miembros de Augora Hills, Moorpark, Newbury Park, Simi Valley y Thousand Oaks. Este coro es bajo la dirección de Jodi Ream. Después de ocho años como directora para un coro de campanillas y cantantes juveniles, Jodi Ream y su hermana, Sally Walter organizaron este conjunto. The Bell Canto Ringers fueron organizados en 2008 como homenaje a sus padres para el animo y el apoyo de ellas y sus actividades musicales. Este coro a tocado en muchos lugares en el condado de Ventura y tocaran el 16 de Diciembre en el Centro de Visitantes del templo de Los Angeles. La música de las campanillas trae un sonido tradicional Navideño. Asegúrese de escuchar como los musicos usan varias técnicas para crear un sonido único.


 
ChannelAire Coro, Mujeres Coro Barbería

ChannelAires Chorus

ChannelAire

      Es internacional premio ganador Coro ChanneAire, comparte su sonido barbería con un espectáculo de música navideña para toda la familia. Por más que 50 años el coro interpretado por toda la área costa de Ventura para organizaciones cívicos y caritativas, iglesias, grupos privados, eventos en la comunidad y recogedores de fondos. ChannelAire le encanta cantar una barbería capela y da la bienvenida a todas las mujeres que aman a cantar. El ensayo son cada jueves – 7:00 – 10:00p.m., 340 Mobile Ave., Camarillo, CA 93010.

Para más información: www.channelaire.org, 805-247-1990 or email: contact@ChannelAire.org


 
Christie Bessinger, Vocalista/Compositor

Christ Bessinger      Christie is a composer, pianist, and singer-songwriter from Clovis, CA. She has been producing music alongside Kevin Memley, a world-renowned musician, since 2006. Her first album of LDS Hymn Arrangements "Contemporary Arrangements of Timeless Hymns" was released on iTunes Dec. 2015. She has also published two Christmas singles, "The First Noel / Come Follow Me" with full orchestra, and a contemporary piano / guitar solo of "Silent Night." Christie is currently working on her singer-songwriter album, "All the Wrong Guys," due out in 2017. She has a degree in Psychology from Cal-State Fresno, and has been teaching piano since 2007.


 
Conejo Slides, Coro de Trombóo

A trombone choir directed by Art Kharns

      The CONEJO SLIDES return to perform for a fifth season at Simi Valley Community Christmas 2016.  Members come from Simi Valley, Camarillo, Agoura, and neighboring communities. We draw from local organizations including the Moorpark Symphony, Gold Coast Wind Ensemble, Late Nite Big Band and numerous community bands, jazz bands, and church organizations.

      Art Kharns graduated from Pacific Union College near the Napa valley in 1978 with a degree in Music Education with an emphasis in low brass. He taught elementary music for 6 years. Art has also directed a community orchestra and a brass ensemble, has performed with several big bands, with Gold Coast Wind Ensemble, with area community bands, and has played as a featured artist accompanying a dramatic presentation of "God's Trombones" at La Sierra University. He enjoys writing/arranging music and performing on low brass, guitar and like instruments. Art makes his living as a Systems Analyst in the health insurance industry.


 
Craig Mathias, Gaitas

Craig Mathias      Craig Mathias de Clan Buchanan ha tocado las gaitas desde 1999. Él toca durante todo el año en eventos en todas partes de sur de California incluyendo celebraciónes de Memorial Day, dedicaciónes y izadas de la bandera. Craig simpre ha sido el acto final cada noche desde el comienzo de la Comunidad de Simi Navideña.

      Durante las noches Navideña el tocará varias melodías como Gracia Asombrosa, Irse a casa y otras canciones navideñas. Craig también acompañara el coro el Sábado en la noche tocando "El agua es amplio", una cancion tradicional galesa como introducción a "Tú eres Dios de Gracia".

      Craig usará ropa tradicional del siglo 19 incluyendo la falda escocesa de el Clan Buchanan en tartán moderno (rojos y amarillos) y caza(verdes y negros). Sú medallón muestra una mano tomando la corona de Escocia, significando el rol de el Clan de Buchanan en salvando la corona de Escocia en varias batallas durante el siglo 15 hasta el 17.


 
CSUN Cuarteto de Saxofón

 
Dana Huse & Alysa Nelson, Organo/Piano Duo

Diana Huse      Dana’s involvement with and love of music began when she was a small child; piano lessons began at age six, her church music service began at age 12, organ lessons at age 15, and she has actively participated in some form of music or another since. In addition to many opportunities at church she has played the piano for worship services at the Veteran’s Administration, participated in a regional music festival, accompanied school choirs, and has even played the tabernacle organ. Dana and her husband, Dan, have six children and five grandchildren; they have lived in Simi Valley for 17 years. She is currently employed at Royal High School and serves as the Young Women president in her ward.


 
Escuela Media de Hillside Coro Mixto

      The Hillside Middle School Mixed Choir is one of three award-winning choirs at Hillside Middle School. The Mixed Choir is comprised of 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. This choir has been performing at the Simi Community Christmas for many years now. It is under the direction of Toriann Garner, who has been at that school for 6 years, and in the Simi Valley Unified School District since 2003. Mrs. Garner considers herself extremely blessed to have the opportunity to share her love for choral singing with her fine students every day.


 
Mirando hacia atrás, la Banda de Rock


 
Paul Bartlett, Vocalista and Cindy Wight, Acopañante

      Paul Bartlett is a local actor and musician who loves the stage. His recent credits include the broadway shows; Grapes of Wrath, Jekyl and Hyde, Ragtime, The Mystery of Edmond Drood, Bye Bye Birdie, Christmas Carol, and Songs from the Tall Grass. He is currently performing in Annie at the Simi Cultural Arts Center. When he is not performing, He enjoys hiking, mountain biking, camping and trout fishing. Paul would like to thank Linda Smith for giving him the opportunity to share his gift with the community, and Cindy Wight for unselfishly providing her talent on the piano. He would like to wish everyone in the world a Merry Christmas.


 
Comunidad Simi Coro de Niños

      El amor de coros para Cathy Cheney empezó cuando ella ingreso en su primera coro en el tercer grado y continúo durante todos sus anos escolares cantando en club del regocijo de muchachas y coros mixtos durante su último año de escuela secundaria. Su amor florecido en rendimiento con iglesias y coro de la comunidad en Oklahoma y sur de California hasta día presente.

Cathy ha sido directora de coro por 40+ años en su iglesia en cada lugar que ha vivido (California, Oklahoma, Utah, y en Augsburg Alemán)

Cathy trabaja de música especialista en la primaria escuela de Township por 16 años ensenando canciones y producción de programas de la música que ella escribió para diferente grupos de edad. Ella valora estas experiencias. Y también directa coro, y entrometerse en composición musical, 6 que han interpretado en coros o solistas.

Dirigir coros de adultos y niños han sido desafíos alegres durante todos estos años. Trabajando con la comunidad de Simi de Navidad ha llenado su corazón con alegría.

Cathy Cheney ha estado casada por 43 años a su querido Don y es madre de 5 hijos. Sus hijos prolíficos le han hecho abuelos orgullosos de 23 excepcionalmente adorables nietos.


 
Escuela Secundaria Simi Valley La música de cámara Conjuntos

Simi Valley High School Jazz Combo

      More information coming soon.


 
Escuela Secundaria Simi Valley Conjunto Vocal y Vocal Jazz

 
Coro de Simi Valley LDS Comunidad

Simi Valley Community Adult and Children's Choir

Cathy Cheney      Megan Croshaw Hanks has been involved with music since a young age. Being part of an extended family that plays instruments, sings and enjoys all types of musical experiences she has spent much of her life surrounded by the joys and blessings of music. She has played the violin in numerous orchestras and has been a private violin teacher and assistant teacher in orchestra programs in Northern Utah. She has enjoyed singing with many choirs throughout her life and has been directing various church choirs since 2001.

She is very grateful for her patient husband, Sam and 3 spunky kids Eli, Naomi and Libby.


 
Simi Valley Música Coro Primaria

      The Simi Valley Music Children's Chorus is directed by Ruth Elin Drossel, who strives to bring music into the lives of our city's elementary students. Mrs. Drossel has been directing elementary school choruses for over 20 years as well as teaching general music education in the Simi Valley and Conejo Valley school districts. She is also the Director for the Children and High School Choirs at Westwood United Methodist Church in Los Angeles.


 
Simi Valley Coro Juvenil

Simi Youth Choir

      The Simi Valley Mormon Youth Choir has a long tradition of sharing their Christmas Spirit in the community. The combined choir of youth – ages 12 to 18 years old - has been practicing since September in preparation for this performance. Conductor Robert Erickson comes from a rich musical background and has led various youth choirs over the last 20 years. This choir is made up of youth from many different Simi Valley Schools.

      Our principal accompanist is Arianna Nelson is attending Cal Lutheran College in Thousand Oaks and majoring in Music Production and Business. She has been studying piano for 9 years.

      These youth have spent many hours preparing for this program. Our music celebrates the sacred story of Christ’s birth and in addition we sing a few fun songs to share the joy of the season, including a Calypso number entitled Alleluia Lullaby and a French Carol entitled “Bring A Torch Janet Isabella.” We all get to have fun with “Mistletoe” and a 50’s rendition of “Santa Claus is Coming to Town.” The program includes a medley of traditional Christmas favorites. We hope you enjoy this performance of the Simi Valley Mormon Youth Choir.


 
Maestro Coral de St. Rose de Lima

St Rose of Lima Choir

      Santa Rosa de Lim el Santa Rosa de Lima Master Chorale se compone de talentosos feligreses de nuestra iglesia. Todos los miembros del grupo son muy dedicados y dedican su tiempo y talento en el Ministerio de música en Santa Rosa. Este pasado mes de octubre este grupo hizo una actuación impresionante dedicada al proyecto Guerrero herido en la cocina de sueño de Simi Valley. Nuestro Ministerio principal y la alegría es líder de la congregación en canto y oración todos los domingos a las 9:00 Misa. Este entusiasta grupo dirigido por Clare Delto y acompañado por Rachel Yoon.

      El director, Clare Delto es un graduado de Berklee College of Music en Boston, donde recibió su licenciatura en educación musical. También obtuvo su título de Master of Music en realización de San Diego State University. Clare ha aparecido como solista y conductor en prestigiosos lugares alrededor del mundo, incluyendo el Carnegie Hall, la Catedral de Chartres, la Catedral de Notre Dame en París, la capilla del rey en Versalles, Chapelle St, iglesia Melbourne escoceses, Ayuntamiento de Sydney y la ópera de Sydney.

      La Santa Rosa de Lima Master Chorale quisiera dar las gracias a los organizadores de Navidad Comunidad Simi por invitarnos a cantar otra vez este año. Si desea saber más de nuestro grupo, nuestra celebración de Navidad comienza con un preludio de coral a las 20:30 el 24 de diciembre.


 
Stonebridge Campana Coro

      Stonebridge Bells is a choir of 12 handbell ringers that rehearses weekly and plays at least once a month at Stonebridge Community Church in Simi Valley. This ensemble has been in existence for about 15 years. It has performed at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, the Strathearn Historical Park, and at Simi Covenant Church, as well as participated in Handbell Concerts in Bakersfield and Ontario. The Bells play for regular worship services as well as special Christian holy days. Often other instruments such as cello, flute, or guitars are added. Handbells add a special joy to any worship setting and are especially appropriate for the Christmas season. Thank you for inviting us to join your special holiday event.

Peggy Sadler, Director


 
Tamali'i Polinesia Comañia de Baile

Tamali'is Polynesian Dancers

      Tamali’is fue establecido en 1977 por Dorothy Ae, un residente del Valle Simi durante 38 años, junto con su marido Tinou y los niños Stuart, Fa’atamali’i, Nafanua y Vincent. Enseñó a sus hijos, su familia ampliada, amigos y niños vecinos el arte del baile polinesio. Hoy, la cultura polinesia es compartida por Tamali’is en todas partes de Sur de California. (Tamali’is piensa “ser humilde”. )


 
Thousand Oaks Filarmónica Conservatorio Soloistas

      The Thousand Oaks Philharmonic was founded in December of 2000 as a California registered non-profit educational organization, with its foremost purpose being to provide exceptional music students an opportunity to be featured as soloists with a professional orchestra.  

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      When Edward Francis (the current board chairman), started the Thousand Oaks Philharmonic, it was an idea and a dream which would bring opportunities to these area students as well as other members of the local community. In order to do this, a performing group had to be available, so a professional orchestra was formed.  The music director and conductor is Dr. John Roscigno.  All board members serve as volunteers. 

      The Ventura County area is rich in talent, with an unusually high concentration of young artist-level musicians living in our midst. Perhaps it is no coincidence that our schools graduate some of the highest-ranking and well-prepared students in the state, and their level of achievement in other fields mirrors those results.  Three years ago a pre-college conservatory training program was started.  This program, called “Appassionata!” provides outstanding collaborative opportunities of higher-level learning to enrolled students, including: Master classes by the finest artists from around the world, lectures and seminars on many related subjects, a recital series that brings talented youth into many areas as a community service, and of course the ultimate opportunity to be featured as a soloist with the orchestra.   Learn more by visiting: www.tophil.org 


 
Escuela Media de Valley View Conjunto Vocal

Melissa Gray      Melissa Gray is the choral director and theater teacher at Valley View Middle School. Ms. Gray became passionate about music at a young age primarily because of her mother’s musical influence. Ms. Gray’s mother, Ruth Gray is a well-renowned choral composer, pianist, and high school choral director. As a child, Ms. Gray quickly became involved with piano, voice, and church musical theater. Later in life, she continued to pursue music and theater through her involvement in high school choir and drama, private voice and piano lessons, and through her participation in Biola Youth Theatre and Point Loma Opera Theater. In 2012, Ms. Gray obtained a BA degree in Music Education with a Voice emphasis from Point Loma Nazarene University, and in 2014, she received a Single Subject Credential in Music from California State University, Fullerton. Ms. Gray would like to thank the organizers of Simi Community Christmas for their invitation to perform at such a wonderful event. She would like to encourage everyone to come see Valley View Vocal Ensemble perform on Friday, December at 8:30 PM.


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