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December 2022: Holidays in Perfect Harmony

 

 

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Perfect Harmony and friends are sharing some of our favorite beloved holiday classics this month. Dance along with a Rockette, join Marie and the Nutcracker in listening to the flutes of the Indiana Wind Symphony, and sing along with songs like "White Christmas."

 

This month's songs:

  • "Winter Wonderland" (Listening and Discussion)
  • "Jingle Bells" (Singing)
  • "Little Jack Frost (Get Lost)" (Movement)
  • "Miniature Overture" from The Nutcracker (Listening)
  • "White Christmas" (Singing and Discussion)
  • "When You Believe" (Listening)

 

Video Resources

Consider playing or viewing these videos on a Smart TV, computer, tablet, or mobile device. Keep in mind these general musical considerations in your set-up!

Access videos on YouTube.

 

 

Activity Resources

This is your one-stop-shop for activity outlines, lyric sheets and visual resources! We hope these will be helpful to care partners who are planning musical activities for those in their care.

 

We recommend printing the *Activity Outline to follow along with our video resources. All activities, lyrics sheets and visual prompts are included in the packet.

 

  

 

Special thanks:

Thanks to Carl Wendell Butler (Principal Flute) and the Flute section of the Indiana Wind Symphony for making this month's listening activity featuring Tchaikovsky's "Miniature Overture" from The Nutcracker possible! Learn more about upcoming performances from the IWS at indianawindsymphony.org.

 

Additional Resources

In addition to our activity resources, please reference our technology and activity tips, as well as our additional considerations for working with an individual with dementia and/or cognitive decline.

  

We also encourage you to follow our Spotify account and access our generational playlists as we continue to build helpful playlists with timeless songs that may resonate with those in your care.

 

 

Mark your Calendar:

So that you can plan ahead, preview our upcoming themes below:

 

  • January - The NEW American Songbook
  • February - Hello Young Lovers
  • March - The Luck of the Irish

 

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