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    This is an alcohol & drug free

    event

    2013

    hume.vic.gov.au/carols

    Hume City CounCil presents

    HUME CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHTSONGBOOK SUNDAY 8 DECEMBER

    Go online for a digital program and feel free to leave your feedback about the event.

    1. Download a free QR Reader app on your smartphone.

    2. Scan the QR code to download an e-copy of this songbook.

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    Song listLet it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow .............. 8

    Rockin Around the Christmas Tree ................. 9

    Deck the Halls ..................................................... 10

    All I Want for Christmas is You ........................ 11

    Feliz Navidad ...................................................... 12

    Santa Claus is Coming to Town ....................... 13

    Jingle Bells .......................................................... 14

    Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas ......... 15

    O Come All Ye Faithful ..................................... 16

    Away In A Manger ............................................ 17

    Silent Night ......................................................... 18

    The First Noel ..................................................... 19

    Little Drummer Boy ........................................... 20

    Hark The Herald Angels Sing ........................... 21

    Frosty the Snowman ......................................... 22

    We Wish You A Merry Christmas .................... 23

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    Welcome message from the Mayor of Hume Welcome to another magical Christmas in Hume and to our wonderful Carols by Candlelight.

    Tonight promises to be a cracker of an event, packed full of festive celebrations and wonderful entertainment for you to enjoy with your family and friends.

    Christmas is a favourite time of year for many, including me, and Im really pleased that Hume City Council is once again able to bring this celebration event into our community, uniting performers from around the country to welcome in the festive season with us all here.

    This special event would not have been possible without our sponsors and partners, so thank you to Stockland Highlands, Henley, Coles, Barry Plant, Mirabella, Mantra Tullamarine and Yarra Valley Water.

    Thank you also to tonights wonderful host, Charli Robinson, for taking us through our most loved carols and Christmas songs.

    Finally I would also like to thank, on behalf of Hume City Council, all our fantastic performers, stallholders, sponsors and of course, all of you here tonight joining us in song at this special event. Hume is a great place to live and to see all the community united in song and spirit is a joyous occasion. Thank you for your loyal support throughout the year.

    I look forward to seeing you out and about during this festive season. Whether youre a local or visiting for the first time, Id like to wish you and your family a happy Christmas and all the very best for 2014.

    Cr Casey Nunn Mayor of Hume

    Pre-Event Activities Meet Santa Claus 6pm 7pm Free Jumping Castle 6pm 9pm Free Kids Christmas Craft 6pm 8pmSponsored by Stockland Highlands

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    The Stars of Carols

    Charli Robinson Charli is proud to host the Hume Carols by Candlelight 2013. Charli is most commonly known for her role with the popular childrens show, Hi-5, where she won five ARIAs and three Logie awards. 2008 was her last year as part of Hi-5 and Charli has continued to shine on numerous tV shows including Getaway, Spicks and Specks and Dancing with the Stars. Currently, Charli co-hosts the hilarious Gold Coast seaFm and is one of Australias most listened to radio announcers.

    Melbourne Gospel Choir the melbourne Gospel Choir is made up of television, theatre and singing professionals, who perform for Australian and international audiences. the choir has recorded three albums and has performed on many television programs and events, including the AFL Grand Final, The Footy Show, Vision Australia Carols by Candlelight, Dancing With the Stars, The Logies and The Good Friday Appeal. the choir has backed big name talents such as Delta Goodrem, Guy sebastian, marina prior, Natalie Bassingthwaighte, Jon Stevens and Vanessa Amorosi.

    The KazoosSince 2005, The Kazoos have been entertaining thousands of children with their bubbly and enthusiastic shows. Husband and wife, Chris and Celia established The Kazoos and have since sold thousands of DVDs and CDs. The Kazoos have performed at many major events and top theatres around Australia including Vision Australia Carols by Candlelight, The Good Friday Appeal, Moomba and St Kilda Festival. the Kazoos are engaging, educational, interactive, musical, funny and age-appropriate entertainment at its best.

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    The Stars of Carols The Stars of CarolsThe Holly BellesThe Holly Belles have a wealth of professional experience, ranging from Opera Australia and Victoria opera, to musical theatre, such as Phantom of the Opera, Les Misrables, Beauty and the Beast, The Buddy Holly Story and Dr Zhivago - to name just a few. This female a cappella trio have been delighting melbourne audiences for years with their glorious harmonies, warm smiles and engaging performances.

    Sunbury Choral AssociationThe Sunbury Choral Association are a new group, formed in 2012. the group currently operate as two choirs, the sunbury Choral Community Choir and the sunbury Choral ladies Choir, under the direction of Gabrielle Crowley. they are embarking on an exciting new direction which will involve three variety productions each year, including performances by both choirs, as well as a new mixed choir, solos and small groups, and dance numbers choreographed and taught by their Artistic Director, Gwynda ODonovan.

    Harmonix Vocal Company Harmonix Vocal Company is an all-male choir of all ages who enjoy performing at local festivals and corporate events. Major performances by members include the World Choir Games in China and Australia Day at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl. Local festivals that they have performed at include SunFest and the Hume Festival of Music.

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    Aydan Calafiore Aydan is a talented 13 year old from Melbourne who started singing and dancing at just seven years of age. He plays guitar and piano and loves to entertain his audience. He has appeared on Young Talent Time and Australias Got Talent and travelled to LA and New York for a training program to develop his career in music. Aydan has previously performed at the Hume Carols by Candlelight and audiences will be delighted to see him back.

    The Stars of Carols

    Nikoll KaloustianNikoll is a local favourite - a singer/songwriter from Craigieburn who has been performing since the age of eight and decided very quickly that music would be her life. Her debut album was released when she was 19, and she went on to work with some of Melbourne and Sydneys most influential producers. nikolls biggest break came when she was a featured support act at Winterbeatz melbourne 2011. performing with the likes of 50Cent, mario and lil Kim, nikoll was able to take her music to the next level. In between recording and performing, she has opened her very own Vocal Academy called Industry Music Academy.

    Off the Street off the street are a hip-hop dance crew made up of megan ibrihim, peter sete and Bboy Ninja (Alex Noguchi). One of the members just represented Australia at Rull Bulls Battle of the year. the crew are expected to gain new fans after they perform for the Hume Carols by Candlelight tonight.

    The Stars of Carols

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    The Stars of Carols

    Willmott Park Primary SchoolWillmott Park Primary School has a reputation for providing strong programs in music and dance. the choir singing tonight is made up of students from grades four to six who normally sing in two separate choirs. they practice throughout the year and are conducted by music teacher, roslyn pritchard.

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    Kolbe Catholic CollegeThis group of four singers are studying Year 8 at Kolbe Catholic College and have played an integral part in the schools Performing Arts curriculum. In a combined effort they have had experience performing in the schools musical, choir, drama well-being festival and other outside performances. The singers are Michelle Padua (also the groups guitarist), Annina Mueller (who also studies dance and piano), Elena Lo Tam and Betty mehari. tonight they will sing let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.

    Aitken Creek Primary SchoolAitken Creek Primary School choir is made up of grade five to six students. The choir formed this year and has recently performed to the community. they are excited to be performing in front of their local community tonight.

    VIBE ViBe are a dynamic all-female dance crew, directed and choreographed by Arna Singleton aka robotgirl. they set a standard for high energy and engaging dance routines. They have performed at step off, City of melbournes 1st Friday Dance Club, Got swag, Battlegrounds, House of Champions, Youthamania, Australian Hip Hop Championships, mcHappy Day and much more. Known for being a strong dance crew, this group is a force to be reckoned with. They just have that VIBE!

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    Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow

    oh, the weather outside is frightful But the fire is so delightful

    And since weve no place to go let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

    it doesnt show signs of stopping And I brought some corn for popping the lights are turned way down low let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

    When we finally kiss goodnight How ill hate going out in the storm

    But if you really hold me tight All the way home Ill be warm

    The fire is slowly dyin