Symphonic band with optional chorus and/or optional audience sing-along. 3 minutes with optional carol. 2 minutes fanfare only. Grade 4 Band and orchestra versions are in the same key and may be performed simultaneously for a joint concert.
"FABULOUS" "Your fanfare is fabulous ... a great way of starting off the program with lots of energy." —Philip Sarabura, orchestral conductor
"BRILLIANT FANFARE" "A brilliant fanfare on Joy to the World by the fresh voice of American composer Jesse Ayers, sparkling with brass and percussion." —Brantford Expositor (Ontario)
Performance options: • Band fanfare + band, chorus, & audience for carol • Band fanfare + band & chorus for carol (no audience sing-along) • Band fanfare + band & audience sing-along for carol (no chorus) • Band alone for fanfare and carol (no singing) • Band alone, fanfare only, no carol (optional cut marked in score & parts)
(The audience sing-along and fanfare reprise were not included in this recording) The Malone University Symphonic Band; Dr. Cynthia Bridges, conducting