Classical Music

Music In The Making: A Christmas Celebration With The Shepherd And Moores Schools Of Music

Featuring brass and choral arrangements of classic Christmas tunes!

On this week's episode of Music in the Making, we're getting into the Christmas spirit with some of our favorite holiday performances from Rice University and the University of Houston!

Selections from “The Christmas Horn”
Featuring William VerMeulen and the Rice Horn Crew

Cover artwork for The Christmas Horn
Cover artwork for The Christmas Horn.

Last winter, the Rice Horn Crew released their first album featuring arrangements of classical tunes, traditional carols and even some pop Christmas favorites. We start out tonight’s episode with selections from this album, available for purchase here.

Our original coverage and interviews featuring this album are also available to listen to here.

Selections from Moores School of Music Choral Concerts
Featuring the University Women’s Chorus, the AcaBellas and the Men of Moores

A picture of the Moores School of Music Concert Chorale in a recent performance at La Grange Elementary School
Moores School of Music Concert Chorale in a recent performance at La Grange Elementary School.

The second half of our program features acapella arrangements of more classical Christmas songs, performed by some of the great choral groups at the University of Houston! If you listen closely, you might even hear former Music in the Making host, Princeton Miles!

More information about the Moores School of Music Choral Department is available here.

This episode originally aired Sunday, December 20th, 2015. Catch Music in the Making every Sunday at 7:06 PM on Classical 91.7.

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