Santa’s helpers told me that Friday night went well and was a lot of fun.  Thank you to all who came out.  Now on to Tuesday night. I will bring scarves. You just need your black blouse with black chiffon sleeves.  Black pants and off black hose . 6:30 call at Three Crowns in Evanston.  Remember your book.  And please review the songs between now and then.

If you have introduced a christmas song before, please let me know and plan to do it again.  I have lost track of readers.  I believe that Ruthie introduces dreidle song  but can’t remember the rest of you.  Please fill me in.

Next Thursday we rehearse in the sanctuary.  Sorry about that but we will make do.

No rehearsal the week between Christmas and New Years.

Again,  thanks for a really good singout Saturday.  Thanks to Mary for getting it. And thanks to all who put in the extra effort to pull it off.  We may have a prospective visitor as a result and a possible new singout.  Yea!


FYI   The Glencoe singout songs will be for memory.  It is dark and no lights available.  Jinglebell rock, jingle bells, Santa claus is coming to town, Rudolph, We wish you a merry Xmas.   Long time members may sing the chopstick song .  Ann will be singing tenor.  We will have bright red scarves to wear. Be kind to Judy.  She will be singing bass for the first time.  Give her lots of support.

Show music you should have:     New Orleans,  Hooked on a feelin and Dancin Queen, and Will the Circle be unbrokenHoliday music is listed in order. You will find the list further on in these notes.

Here is  a list of Holiday/Christmas songs for this year. New We are not singing sleighride so take it out of your books.Nothing is ever in stone but  take a minute and organize your red folder to include the following songs in this order.

Sleigh Ride

Jingle bell rock


Santa Clause is coming to town

Jingle Bells


White Xmas

Dreidle song

Hanukkah  Song

Carol of the Bells  (Rosie, Sharon, Char, Lou Ann and Charlene will be on tenor which is the melody)

We need a little Xmas

It came and oh come

Silent Night

We wish you a merry Xmas

We use music for the holiday singouts so new members can join in. We have added Sleigh ride, white Christmas, jingle bell rock and Carol of the bells to this years line up.  Each year I try to make sure we sing some songs that are new to the audience since we sing for the same organizations each year.  And we need to do the traditional songs as well.  Full program of songs this year.


Tuesday Night  Dec. 3rd     call time 6:30  Three Crowns  Evanston

Thursday ,December  12 , call time 6 o’clock  Morton Grove Seniors

Tuesday December 17 ,call time 2:00 Symphony of Evanston