Episode 14 - Preparing for Christmas 2018 
In this episode, Philip walks us through his methodology for preparing a Christmas music season — starting with his first at Plymouth Congregational Church in Minneapolis in 1968. We discuss programming, rehearsing, and then focus on the topic of carols. Philip talks about the history, structure and nuances of effective Christmas carols — accompanying himself from the piano in his office. We end with a chat about the 20 years of VocalEssence's holiday carol contest.

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