Swing into the season with CCM's Jazz Holiday Extravaganza on Nov. 20

The festive concert kicks off the holidays with the CCM Jazz Orchestra

Story by CCM Graduate Student Chet Rhodes

The CCM Jazz Orchestra swings into the festive season with the Jazz Holiday Extravaganza at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 20 in Patricia Corbett Theater. Tickets are on sale now through the CCM Box Office.

The CCM Jazz Orchestra invites you to join them as they swing into the season with the jiving rhythms and sweet sounds of Walter Kent, Vince Guaraldi, Irving Berlin and more. Led by CCM Director of Jazz Studies Scott Belck, the performance features holiday hits such as I’ll Be Home for ChristmasChristmas Time is HereFrosty the SnowmanSanta Claus is Coming to Town, and more! Student vocalist Emily Jordan joins the Jazz Orchestra for the performance.

Tickets for the Jazz Holiday Extravaganza concert can be purchased online through CCM's box office, over the phone at 513-556-4183 or in person at the CCM Box Office in the atrium of UC’s Corbett Center for the Performing Arts.

Repertoire

CCM Jazz Orchestra
Scott Belck, music director

  • I’ll Be Home For Christmas 
    Walter Kent (1911-1994) 
    Lyrics by Kim Gannon (1900-1974) 
    Arranged by Vance Thompson (b. 1971)
  • Go Tell It On The Mountain
    Traditional 
    Arranged by Vance Thompson (b. 1971) 

  • Christmas Time is Here
    Vince Guaraldi (1928-1976) and Lee Mendelson (1933-2019) 
    Arranged by Vance Thompson (b. 1971)

  • Silent Night 
    Traditional 
    Arranged by Vance Thompson (b. 1971)

  • Hark, The Herald Angels Sing 
    Traditional 
    Arranged by Richard DeRosa (b. 1955) 
    Edited by Bob Curnow (b. 1941)

  • Bring a Torch, Jeanette Isabella
    Traditional 
    Arranged by Brent Wallarab

  • Blues A La Russe 
    P. I. Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) 
    Inspired by The Classical Jazz Quartet 
    Arranged by Vance Thompson (b. 1971)

  • Frosty The Snowman
    Steve Nelson (1907-1981) and Walter E. “Jack” Rollins (1906-1973) 
    Arranged by Frank deVol (1911-1999) 
    Adapted by Eric Lechliter (b. 1993)

  • White Christmas
    Irving Berlin (1888-1989) 
    Arranged by Frank deVol (1911-1999) 
    Trans. and adapted by Eric Lechliter (b. 1993) 

  • Jingle Bells
     J.S. Pierpont 
    Arranged by Frank deVol (1911-1999) 
    Trans. Eric Lechliter (b. 1993) 

  • Santa Claus is Coming to Town
    Haven Gillespie and J. Fred Coots 
    Arranged by Frank deVol (1911-1999) 
    Trans. Eric Lechliter (b. 1993)

Performance Time

4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20

Location

Patricia Corbett Theater, CCM Village
University of Cincinnati

Purchasing Tickets

Tickets are $29.50; student and group discounts available. Tickets can be purchased in person at the CCM Box Office, over the telephone at 513-556-4183 or online now through our e-Box Office!

Learn about additional ticket options for current CCM students.

Directions and Parking

CCM is located on the campus of the University of Cincinnati. For detailed driving directions, visit ccm.uc.edu/directions.

Parking is available in UC's CCM Garage (located at the base of Corry Boulevard off Jefferson Avenue) and additional garages throughout the UC campus. 

CCM OnStage patrons can add pre-paid parking to their checkout carts when purchasing tickets. Pre-paid parking is date/performance specific. CCM Garage parking rates for a performance or special event is usually available for $10-15. Learn more about parking at UC's CCM Garage.

For additional information on parking at UC, please visit uc.edu/about/parking.

Louise Dieterle Nippert Trust
Scholarship and Resident Artist Sponsor
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
CSO/CCM Diversity Fellowship Sponsor
The Corbett Endowment at CCM
Dance Department Sponsor
All-Steinway School Sponsor
Louise H. & David S. Ingalls Foundation, Inc.
Community Partners
The Joseph and Frances Jones Poetker Fund of the Cambridge Charitable Foundation, Ritter & Randolph, LLC, Corporate Counsel
Visiting Artists & Thinking About Music Sponsor
CCMpower: Friends and Alumni Fueling the Future of the Arts 
The Strader Fund at the Greater Cincinnati Foundation
CCM Digital Sponsors
Dr. & Mrs. Carl G. Fischer 
Greg Mathein 
Gary & Barb Cummins 
Jim & Linda Miller 
George & Carroll Roden
Musical Theatre Department Sponsors
Genevieve Smith
Opera Production Sponsor
Rafael and Kimberly de Acha
Opera D’Arte Sponsor
An Anonymous Donor
Estate of Mr. William A. Friedlander
Mrs. William A. Friedlander
Dr. Randolph L. Wadsworth
Judith Schonbach Landgren and Peter Landgren
Mr. & Mrs. Harry H. Santen
Elizabeth C.B. Sittenfeld
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas E. Stegman
Mrs. Theodore W. Striker
Mrs. Harry M. Hoffheimer
Ariel Quartet Sponsors
Jan Rogers
Willard and Jean Mulford Charitable Fund of the Cambridge Charitable Foundation
Choral Studies Sponsors
Anonymous
  Classical Guitar Sponsor

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph W. Hirschhorn
Orchestral Sponsor
Dorothy Richard Starling Foundation
Starling Pre-Collegiate Sponsor
Starling Strings Sponsor
Dr. Timothy E. and Janet L. Johnson
Thom Miles and Roberta Gary
Organ Department Sponsors
Keyboard Club of Cincinnati
Louis and Susan Meisel
Piano Department Sponsors
Kevin and Nancy Rhein
   Wind Studies Sponsor

Edward Donovan and Cheryl Carter
Jeff Thomas Catering
The Castleberry Family
KMK Law
Paula Boggs Muething & Brian Muething
Patti Myers & Alan Flaherty
Trish & Rick Bryan
Graeter’s Ice Cream 
CCMpower
eat well celebrations and feasts 
The Summit Hotel
Event Sponsors
Buddy Rogers Music
LINKS Sponsor
Sponsors listed as of August 30, 2022

Featured image at the top: CCM student soloist Myles Twitty performs with the CCM Jazz Orchestra in a shot from CCM's fall 2020 Jazz Holiday concert

Headshot of Chet Rhodes

Chet Rhodes

CCM Graduate Assistant, Marketing + Communications

Currently a Bassoon Performance master’s student at CCM, Chet received a Bachelor of Music from the University of Utah. He has held positions with the Salt Lake Symphony and the Utah Philharmonia.

Additional Contacts

Curt Whitacre | Director of Marketing/Communications | UC College-Conservatory of Music

| 513-556-2683

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