The Christmas Suites

A new series of carol suites created by Taylor Scott Davis and Jennaya Robison to add to your holiday repertoire! Suitable for school or church choirs, the suites are brilliantly orchestrated and available for full or chamber-sized orchestras. Masterfully arranged, audiences will undoubtedly embrace these new arrangements for many years to come.

The Christmas Suites: One

Journey Into Light – SATB

A stunning new holiday staple has been produced by Taylor Scott Davis and Jennaya Robison! O Come, All Ye Faithful, Silent Night, Go Tell It on the Mountain, and The First Noel make up suite one, the first of several new suites of Christmas carols. The suites are beautifully orchestrated and accessible for full or chamber-sized orchestras. They are appropriate for school or church choirs. These fresh arrangements will undoubtedly become a cherished addition to your holiday concerts. (Duration ca. 15 minutes)

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“Journey Into Light is a holiday musical gem! With a blend of cherished carols like O Come, All Ye Faithful and innovative renditions of Go Tell It on the Mountain, this choral work is a breath of fresh air. The orchestrations are rich and versatile, making it suitable for both school and church choirs. In just 15 minutes, this suite captures the magic of the season and adds a new dimension to holiday concerts. A true masterpiece!”

Eugene Boer

Choir Director, 1st Congregational Church

The Christmas Suites: Two

Ring Out, Wild Bells – SATB

I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day, Carol of the Bells (instrumental), Kling, Glöcken, Kling, and Ding, Dong, Merrily on High are all included in suite two of this new series of carol suites. This suite has a stunning orchestration and is accessible for full or chamber-sized orchestras. It is appropriate for school or church choirs. These fresh arrangements will undoubtedly become audience favorites for decades. Taylor Scott Davis and Jennaya Robison have once more produced a wonderful holiday repertoire addition! (Duration ca. 10 minutes)

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Taylor Scott Davis

“It is my sincere hope that orchestras and choirs from all over will enjoy them for years to come.”

Taylor Scott Davis

Taylor Scott Davis

Taylor Scott Davis, praised by The Wall Street Journal for his “dreamy vocal lines,” is a sought-after composer and arranger, famed for crafting music that overlaps and intensifies to stunning effect. He’s in high demand by vocal groups and orchestras globally.

Taylor’s influence extends from Grammy-winning choirs like Conspirare to esteemed ensembles like Voces8. He’s orchestrated for symphony orchestras, often conducting his pieces with top London orchestras and major US symphonies.

His musical footprint spans continents, captivating audiences across the USA, Europe, South America, and South Africa. Notable projects include his six new carol arrangements premiered by the Voces8 Foundation, and his work has been lauded in over 75 countries.

Opera Today has praised his “soothing and luxuriant” compositions. Taylor’s creations breathe new life into traditional themes with imaginative harmonies and textures. His upcoming ventures include crafting new Christmas suites for Bradley Ellingboe and Dr. Jennaya Robison of the University of Missouri, Kansas City. Also, eagerly anticipated are performances and album releases of Taylor’s new carols, as well as a freshly commissioned Magnificat by St. John’s United Methodist Church in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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 I believe a thematic approach lets us connect cultures and countries continually. These connections allow us to demonstrate the universality of Christmas and the central themes it represents.

Jennaya Robison

Jennaya Robison

Jennaya Robison

Dr. Robison, a prominent North American choral director, excels as a clinician globally. A key figure in choral artistry, pedagogy, and innovation, she’s featured at ACDA and NATS conferences. With roles at Luther College, University of Arizona, and University of New Mexico, she’s a noted soprano soloist and chorister.

In the U.S., Dr. Robison is sought-after as a conductor, clinician, and soprano. She’s led orchestras at various institutions and community orchestras in Tucson and Phoenix. A seasoned educator, she’s taught in Iowa, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.

As a soprano, she’s performed with acclaimed ensembles like True Concord, Tucson Symphony, and Arizona Opera. Her research focuses on vocal health in choral ensembles. She’s conducted and led clinics at festivals including All State Choirs in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota, and Texas Collegiate Women’s Honor Choir.

Dr. Robison holds a DMA in Choral Conducting from University of Arizona, an MM in conducting and voice from University of New Mexico, and a BA in music from Luther College. She’s the coordinator of Collegiate Repertoire and Standards and director of Student Activities for the North Central ACDA chapter. 

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Creating The Christmas Suites With Jennaya Robison

I remember sitting in the Ikea parking lot in Mission, Kansas when I received a phone call from Steve Bock in December 2019. He told me that, “We want to create a new set of Christmas suites for choirs and orchestra in the tradition of The Many Moods of Christmas –...

Creating The Christmas Suites With Taylor Davis

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The Christmas Suites

Time honored classic Christmas carols made new and destined to be audience favorites for years to come. These exquisitely orchestrated choral arrangements are ideal for worship choirs and school ensemble perfermances.

The Christmas Suites is made available from National Music Publishers, a dedicated brand of the Fred Bock Publishing Group.

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