2022 American Holiday Festival

2022 American Holiday Festival

The U.S. Army Orchestra

The annual tradition in the Metro-DC Area to kick-off the holiday season! FREE Tickets are SOLD OUT! Walk-ins welcome at 15-minutes prior to advertised downbeat.

Fri / Dec 2 - Sun / Dec 4

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Christmas in Washington
SGM (Ret.) Dennis Edelbrock

An American Holiday Overture
arr. SGM (Ret.) James Kessler

We Need a Little Christmas
Jerry Herman
arr. SGM (Ret.) James Kessler

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
Tommie Connor
arr. MSG Jason Gottshall
SSG Keeton Webb, SSG Ian McEuen, SSG Keenan McCarter and SSG Adam Strube, vocalists

The Eighth Candle: Prayer and Dance for Hanukkah
Steve Reisteter

Irish Medley
Country Roads

I Sing of that Night
MSG Tracy Labrecque, vocalist

Cooley's Reel

Christmas Eve Reel

Fife and Drum Corps Christmas
arr. MSG (Ret.) Michael Brown

The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps

Fantasia on Greensleeves
Ralph Vaughan Williams
arr. Ralph Greaves
SFC Nadia Pesoa, harp

Umoja (Unity)
Valerie Coleman
SFC James Miller, flute; SSG Audry Yu, oboe; SSG Chaz Sonoda, clarinet; SFC Christy Klenke, French horn; SSG Tom Reynolds, bassoon

Novena Medley
arr. Cesar Orozco
Latin Music Ensemble

The Night Before Christmas
Randol Alan Bass
SFC Brendan Curran, narrator

Holiday Sing-Along
arr. MSG (Ret.) Michael Brown, SSG Sara Corry
SSG Imani Grosvenor, SFC Lindsey Grebeldinger, SFC Ben Pattison and SSG Ethan Green, vocalists

Go Tell it on the Mountain
arr. Eric Richards, Vince Norman and MSG Dan Roberts
SSG Bethsaida Patterson, SSG Keenan McCarter

Sleigh Ride
Leroy Anderson

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane
arr. SGM (Ret.) James Kessler
SFC Adiza Jibril, SFC Chris Rettig, vocalists

We Wish you a Merry Christmas
arr. LTC (Ret.) Dwayne Milburn

Walk-ins welcome without tickets at 15-minutes prior to advertised start time if space is available.

  • Friday, December 2 at 8PM
  • Saturday, December 3 at 3PM
  • Saturday, December 3 at 8PM
  • Sunday, December 4 at 3PM

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