2022

Winter Recital

December 11, 2022 4:00 pm

Providence Presbyterian Church

Winter Wonderland Harmonies: A Musical Recital

Come and immerse yourself in the enchantment of classical music at our winter recital. Our talented students will sweep you away with timeless melodies that capture the essence of the season. We’re excited to share that this year’s winter recital will feature 34 amazing performers at the Providence Presbyterian Church in Fairfax. What’s more, our students will have the chance to showcase their talents on a magnificent 9′ concert grand piano, adding a touch of grandeur to the evening. Join us for an unforgettable night of soul-stirring performances filled with passion and artistry.

Find all the details you need about the event below. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out. Don’t miss out on this wonderful celebration of music and the charm of winter!

String Ensemble

CANON – JOHANN PACHELBEL 

  • Pichamon Tulachom & Alexander Murcia (FIRST VIOLIN)
  • Alexis Siritakool & Chalisa Lertwanasiriwan (SECOND VIOLIN)
  • Anya Verebely & Lizamar Velez-Berrios (THIRD VIOLIN)
  • Pangfun Junsawang (CELLO)
  • Chloe Siritakool (PIANO)

2022 Winter Recital

Recital program

In order of appearance, performers, please go to the front row at least two (2) numbers before your turn to perform. Click on each performer's name to see their past performances.

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Old MacDonald Had a Farm

Nursery Rhyme

The Chimes

From Westminster Chime
1
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Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

Nursery Rhyme

Last Christmas

George Michael
2
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Princess Waltz

John Thompson

Jingle Bells

James Lord Pierpont
3
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Ode to Joy

Ludwig van Beethoven

Up on the Housetop

Benjamin Hanby
4
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Lightly Row

Folk song

Silent Night

franz xaver gruber
5
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The Juggler

Faber

This is not Jingle Bells

Faber
6
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Sunrise

John Thompson

Snow Flake

Kate Bush
7
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The Pipers are coming!

John Thompson

To the Space

Pangfun J.
8
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Little Bo-Peep

John Thompson

Oh Christmas tree

German Trad.
9
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Painting with Pastels

Faber

The Handbell Choir

Cornelius Gurlitt
10
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The Skater

John Thompson

Deck the Halls

Traditional Christmas Carol
11
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Tom Tom

John Thompson

All I Want For Christmas Is You

Mariah Carey
12
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Miniature Sonatina

Joseph Kuffner

Frosty the Snowman

Walter Rollins & Steve Nelson
13
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My Daydream

Crystal Bowman

Jingle Bells

James Lord Pierpont
14
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The Green Frog Hop

Faber

A Whole New World

Alan Menken
15
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Etude in B Flat

John Thompson

We Wish You a Merry Christmas

Traditional Christmas Carol
16
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In May

Franz Behr

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Johnny Marks
17
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Pastorale Op. 100, No. 3

Burgmuller

Joy to the World

George Frideric Handel
18
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Minuet in G

Christian Petzold

God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen

Traditional Christmas Carol
19
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The Entertainer

Scott Joplin

Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town

J. Fred Coots and Haven Gillespie.
20
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Musette

J.S. Bach

White Christmas

Irving Berlin
21
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Prelude in E Minor Op. 28, No. 4

Frédéric Chopin

Jingle Bell Rock

Joe Beal, Jim Boothe
22
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Waltz in A minor, B150

Frédéric Chopin

Winter Wonderland

Felix Bernard
23
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Tarantella in A minor

Albert Pieczonka

River Flows in you

Yiruma

Minuet in A

Ridolfo Luigi Boccherini

Amazing Grace

British Traditional
24
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Prelude and Fugue in G major

J.S. Bach

Nocturne No. 20 in C# minor

Frédéric Chopin
25
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Etude Op.10, No. 3

Frédéric Chopin

Carol of the Bells

Mykola Leontovych
26
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Allegro

Shinichi Suzuki

Jingle Bells

James Lord Pierpont
27
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Memory

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Jingle Bell Rock

Joe Beal, Jim Boothe
28
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Gavotte

François-Joseph Gossec

Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

Johnny Marks
29
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Waltz

Johannes Brahms

God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen

Traditional Christmas Carol
30
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Minuet in G

Ludwig Van Beethoven

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

Meredith Willson
31
Show program

Video

YouTube video

FOR PARENTS

Arrival Time: Please arrive no later than 15 minutes before the start of the recital.

Food Policy: Church doesn't allow food in the Sanctuary, only in the lobby space.

Guest limit: Each registered performer can bring 5 guests.

Recording: The recital will be recorded and posted on studio YouTube channel after the event. But you’re also welcome to record the event. Please respect the audience and performers, stay towards the back or outer edges of the room, and NO FLASH during all performances.

Award ceremony will be at the end of the recital.

Audience etiquette for formal classical concert/recital:

  • Always remain quiet during performance.
  • Be attentive and give the performers your attention.
  • Be considerate of others.
  • No strong perfumes and/or scents.
  • No flash photography during a performance.
  • Applause when a new performer is introduced and hold your applause until they finished all their songs (when performer gets up from the bench).
  • Turn on silent mode on your phone or any other electronics.
  • For families with small children, please keep them respectful during performance.
  • If you need to use the bathroom or leave the recital hall, please wait until between each performance.

FOR PERFORMERS

Conquer the Stage: Tips and Tricks for Preparing for Your Recital. Please remember to get ready in the front row next to the stage at least two (2) numbers before your turn to perform.

1. Familiarize yourself with the pieces, though memorization is optional.

2. Prepare for the performance:

  • Approach the stage confidently.
  • Come to a complete stop in front of the piano.
  • Establish eye contact with the audience.
  • Perform a graceful bow, counting to three as you do so.

3. Adjust your piano bench to ensure comfort. If needed, don't hesitate to ask Ms.Pangfun for assistance.

4. While seated:

  • Maintain an upright posture with hands on your lap.
  • Lift your hands and place them gently on the keys.
  • Take a deep breath.
  • Begin playing.

5. Between each song:

  • Lift your hands off the keys and rest them on your lap.
  • Calm any nerves, take your time, and prepare for the next piece.
  • When ready, lift your hands and place them on the keys.
  • Inhale and continue playing.

6. After the final song:

  • Lift your hands from the keys.
  • Rest them on your lap for a count of three.
  • Stand up from the bench.
  • Perform a bow, counting to three.

7. Before the recital, practice wearing your chosen attire, including shoes, at least twice to ensure comfort.

Dress in your finest attire or as elegantly as you prefer. Ensure that your clothing allows for unrestricted arm movement, with appropriate sleeve length and minimal interference with playing and comfort.

Please refrain from wearing jeans or slippers.

Keep your hair away from your face by clipping, tying, or using gel as recommended for convenience and focus during your performance.

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