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Photos From Our Christmas Concert

On December 15th, Archbishop Molloy High School hosted its annual Christmas Concert. Families and friends were treated to an evening of festive carols and traditional songs performed by Molloy students as well as guests representing Fordham Preparatory School, Mount St. Michael Academy, and St. Catharine Academy.

Music teacher Ms. Ya-Ting Yang directed the first portion of the evening, leading Molloy’s Concert Band, Sophomore Chorus, and String Ensemble through a diverse set of songs including Jingle Bell Rock (Beal and Boothe/Huff), First Noel (Cindy Blevins) and even the James Bond theme Skyfall (Adkin and Epworth / Johnny Vinson). Mr. Kenneth A. Farnum Jr. served as accompanist for the Sophomore Chorus.

Molloy was excited to welcome the MultiQuire to perform for our community, featuring special guests from Fordham Preparatory School, St. Catharine Academy, and Mount St. Michael Academy. Our guests performed songs including Jazz Gloria (Natalie Sleeth) and I Saw Three Ships (Janda & Becaud / Leavitt) among others. Mr. Farnum served as director for this special presentation.

The second half of the evening was highlighted by Molloy’s Junior/Senior Chorus, directed by Mr. Jim Sheehan ’75. Mr. Farnum once again served as accompanist. The Chorus performed many songs of the season including Night of Silence / Silent Night (D. Cantor/F. Gruber), O Come O Come Emmanuel/O Antiphons (D. Ducote, M. Balhoff, G. Ault), and Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (H. Martin, R. Blaine). Featured singers included Joseph Ciaccio ‘22Ryan Curran ’22Jenna Dooley ‘22Ryan Jaipaul ‘22Nuzhat Jannat ‘22Samir Patel ‘22, and Anisha Singh ‘22. Soloists included Joseph Bruno ’22Hailey Checo ‘22Molly McGuinness ‘22, and Magdalen Saffian ‘23. The evening concluded with all of the choruses joining together to perform one final set.

Click the button below to download the event program for a full listing of songs and credits. Congratulations to all performers and directors, and thank you to all who made this wonderful evening possible. Special thanks to Ms. Christine Tudor for facilitating the Artwork Slide Presentation.

Photos by Camila Cabrales ’25, Luna Celeste Fuentes ’24, Petros Georgiou ’22 & Ryan Plut '22.

Video courtesy of Ozzie Egas ’02. Featured performers and songs in the video: AMHS Junior/Senior Chorus — 1. Let It Snow (J. Styne / S. Cahn); 2. I’ll Be Home For Christmas (K. Gannon, W. Kent, R. Ram); 3. The Angels’ Gloria (19th Century Chant de Noel) | Combined Choruses (AMHS Sophomore Chorus, AMHS Junior/Senior Chorus, Fordham Preparatory School Chorus, Mount St. Michael Academy Chorus, St. Catharine Academy Chorus) — 1. O Holy Night (A.C. Adam, J.S. Dwight)


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