Countdown to Christmas

Practice Advent Calendar

Download this Practice Advent Calendar and enjoy your music practice up to Christmas! Celebrate with a concert on Christmas Day.    Practice Advent Calendar


Download these carols to play:

Ukrainian carol – Nichka ta yasnaya:    violin duet      viola duet      cello duet            carol text in transliteration

Rise up shepherd (spiritual):    violin duet      viola duet      cello duet      violin and piano

Il est né le divin enfant (French trad.):      violin duet        viola duet        cello duet        violin and cello


Listen to a selection of audio tracks from our Christmas books – one for each day leading up to Christmas.

1st: Cantemos a Maria (String Time Christmas)      2nd: Good King Wenceslas (Flute Time Christmas)

3rd: Christmas Calypso (Cello Time Christmas)      4th: Skaters’ Waltz (Viola Time Christmas)

5th: The Holly and the Ivy (Fiddle Time Christmas)      6th: Huron Carol (String Time Christmas)

7th: Deck the Hall (Fiddle Time Christmas)     8th: We Three Kings (Viola Time Christmas)

9th: O Little Town (Cello Time Christmas)      10th: Oh Christmas Tree (Fiddle Time Christmas)

11th: El noi de la mare (String Time Christmas)      12th: The First Nowell (Fiddle Time Christmas)

13th: Dance of the Reed Pipes (Flute Time Christmas)     14th: The Virgin Mary had a Baby Boy (String Time Christmas)

15th: Mary had a Baby (Fiddle Time Christmas)          16th: O come, all ye faithful (Viola Time Christmas)

17th: While shepherds watched their flocks (Cello Time Christmas)        18th: Trepak (String Time Christmas)

19th: Children go! (Fiddle Time Christmas)       20th: Once in Royal David’s City (Viola Time Christmas)

21st: Silent Night (Cello Time Christmas)           22nd: Jingle Bells (Flute Time Christmas)

23rd: Joy to the World (String Time Christmas)           24th: We wish you a Merry Christmas (String Time Christmas)

25th: Away in a Manger (String Time Christmas)