Tuesday 5th December 2017

The Festival Choir sang at the Annual Soup Kitchen in the Royal Square at 1230

Wednesday 13th December 2017

A Festival of Carols was held at St Thomas Roman Catholic Church at 8pm with a collection of £2400 taken in aid of Jersey Child Care Trust (on the occasion of their 20th Anniversary)

A film was taken of O Holy Night and it can be downloaded here;


                                        JERSEY FESTIVAL CHOIR Director – William Millow

                                        HOLMCHASE SINGERS     Director – Angela Luce

                                        ST. CECILIA ORCHESTRA Director – Derek Lawrence

                                        ORGANIST                     Malcolm Whittell

                                        PIANO ACCOMPANISTS    Grace Garnier and Paul Matthews

                                        TREBLE SOLOIST            Oscar Luff


This is the Truth sent from above (Verse 1) – JFC

Once in Royal David’s City

    Verse 1 – solo – Oscar Luff,  Verse 2 – Holmchase Singers, Verse 3 –Festival Choir Verse 4 – ALL

Festival Choir

O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (arr. Mac Huff)

The Little Road to Bethlehem (Michael Head)

On Christmas night, all Christians sing

A Cappella Brass

Ding, Dong Merrily on High (arr. John Rutter) –


Carol of the Bells (Mykola Leontovich, Arr. Peter J. Wilhousky) –

A Christmas Blessing (Philip Stopford)

O little town of Bethlehem


Troika from Lieutenant Kijé Suite (Sergei Prokofiev, arr. Derek Lawrence)

Festival Choir

A maiden most gentle (arr. Andrew Carter)

Nowell, Nowell (Jonathan Willcocks)

Joy to the World

Festival Choir

In the Bleak Midwinter (Philip Stopford)

Shepherd’s Pipe Carol (John Rutter)

Good King Wenceslas


Cradle Hymn (Kim Arnesen)

Minuit Chretiens

O come all ye faithful

Blessing by Monsignor Nicholas France

Christmas 2017

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