Let It Snow
Christmas at The Shedd 2012
Thu, Dec 6 - Thu, Dec 13
Park your parka and LET IT SNOW as we gather by the fire and bring you The Shedd’s 5th annual Christmas show. Shirley Andress, Bill Hullings, Bob Cross and Tracy Williams take you back to a cooler time when Bing was King and Sonja Henie was a hottie! We’ll usher in the joy of the holiday season together with some good ole fashioned Christmas music: "Sleigh Ride", "I’ll Be Home for Christmas", "Little Jack Frost Get Lost", "Jingle Bells", "Santa Claus is Coming to Town", "It Happened in Sun Valley", "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas", "Warm December", "Chestnuts Roasting" and many more favorites. Bring the entire family and let’s celebrate a most wonderful time of the year!
Event Personnel
Shirley Andress, director, vocals
Tracy Williams, vocals
Bob Cross, vocals
Bill Hulings, vocals
Dave Bender, trumpet
Jesse Cloninger, reeds
Marisa Frantz, violin, vocals
Dario LaPoma, piano
Merlin Showalter, drums
Nathan Waddell, bass
 It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas(1951)M. Willson (w/m)
    - introduced in White Christmas
I. Berlin (w/m)
 Little Jack Frost Get Lost(1947)A. Stillman (w), S. Ellis (m)
 Warm December
 I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm(1937)
    - introduced in On The Avenue
I. Berlin (w/m)
 Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas(1944)
    - introduced in Meet Me In St Louis
H. Martin (w), R. Blane (m)
 Cool Yule(1953)S. Allen (w/m)
 The Christmas Song(1944)M. Tormé/B. Wells (w), M. Tormé (m)
 Deck The HallsT. Oliphant (w), traditional Welsh (m)
 Winter Wonderland(1934)D. Smith (w), F. Bernard (m)
 Silver Bells(1950)
    - introduced in The Lemon Drop Kid
R. Evans (w), J. Livingston (m)
 Santa Claus's Party(1952)L. Baxter (w/m)
 The Man With The Bag(1950)D. Brooks/H. Stanley/I. Taylor (w/m)
 Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer(1949)J. Marks (w/m)
 Frosty The Snowman(1950)J. Rollins/S. Nelson (w/m)
 Santa Claus Is Coming to Town(1934)H. Gillespie (w), J. Coots (m)
 It Happened In Sun Valley(1941)
    - introduced in Sun Valley Serenade
M. Gordon (w), H. Warren (m)
 A Winter Romance(1959)S. Cahn (w), K. Lane (m)
 I'll Be Home For Christmas(1943)B. Ram (w), K. Gannon/W. Kent (w/m)
 Merry Christmas Baby(1947)L. Baxter/J. Moore (w/m)
 That's What I Want For ChristmasE. Lawrence (w/m)
 Song Of The Sleigh Bells(1953)F. Steininger (w), P. Tchaikovsky (m)
 Sleigh Ride(1946)L. Anderson (m)
 Jingle Bells(1857)J. Pierpont (w/m)
 O Holy Night(1847)P. Cappeau/J. Dwight (w), A. Adam (m)
 The First Noël(18th c.)traditional English (w/m)
 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing(1739/1840)C. Wesley/G. Whitefield (w), F. Mendelssohn (m)
 Silent Night(1818)J. Mohr (w), F. Gruber (m)
 Joy To The World(1719/1839)I. Watts (w), traditional English (m)
 White Christmas(1942)
    - introduced in Holiday Inn
I. Berlin (w/m)
 Let It Snow!(1945)S. Cahn (w), J. Styne (m)
 May the Good Lord Bless and Keep You(1950)M. Willson (w/m)
Featured composers, lyricists, creators
Adolphe Adam, 1803-1856
Steve Allen, 1921-2000
Leroy Anderson, 1908-1975
Les Baxter, 1922-1996
Lou Baxter, -
Irving Berlin, 1888-1989
Felix Bernard, 1897-1944
Ralph Blane, 1914-1995
Dudley Brooks, 1913-1989
Sammy Cahn, 1913-1993
Placide Cappeau, 1808-1877
J. Fred Coots, 1897-1985
John Sullivan Dwight, 1813-1893
Sefer Ellis, -
Ray Evans, 1915-2007
Kim Gannon, 1900-1974
Haven Gillespie, 1888-1975
Mack Gordon, 1904-1959
Franz Gruber, 1787-1863
Walter Kent, 1911-1994
Ken Lane, 1912-1996
Earl E. Lawrence, -
Jerry Livingston, 1909-1987
Johnny Marks, 1909-1985
Hugh Martin, 1914-2011
Lowell Mason, 1792-1872
Felix Mendelssohn, 1809-1847
Josef Mohr, 1792-1848
Johnny Moore, -
Steve Nelson, 1907-1981
Thomas Oliphant, 1799-1872
James Lord Pierpont, 1822-1893
Buck Ram, 1907-1991
Jack Rollins, 1906-1973
Dick Smith, 1901-1935
Hal Stanley, -
Franz Steininger, 1906-1974
Al Stillman, 1906-
Jule Styne, 1905-1994
Irving Taylor, 1914-1983
Pyotr Ilyitch Tchaikovsky, 1840-1893
Mel Tormé, 1925-1999
_ traditional English, -
_ traditional Welsh, -
Harry Warren, 1893-1981
Isaac Watts, 1674-1748
Bob Wells, 1922-1998
Charles Wesley, 1707-1788
George Whitefield, 1714-1770
Meredith Willson, 1902-1984
Ticket/Venue Info
This is a multi-venue production. Select a specific performance for its ticketing/venue information.
December, 2012
Thu 06, 7:30 pm: Eugene
Sun 09, 2:00 pm: Eugene
Tue 11, 7:30 pm: Florence
Thu 13, 7:30 pm: Corvallis
Eugene & Corvallis tix may be purchased at
The Shedd Ticket Office
Florence tix may be purchased at
The FEC Ticket Office
Jazz Kings 2012-13 Schedule
The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
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