Holiday Jukebox Program

Coronado High School
December 9th, 2022 7:30P.M.

Conductor Bio

Geoff Neuman is an experienced conductor, music educator and musician. Having recently completed a doctorate degree in Orchestral Conducting, he has over 20 years of experience as a music educator including being the Music Director of the Las Vegas Youth Symphony. When he taught at Green Valley High School in the Clark County School District, he was part of the program named as the national Grammy Signature School. Geoff is an in demand clinician, where he works on various topics from string pedagogy, rehearsal techniques, jazz pedagogy and more.


Geoff is currently the Associate Conductor of The Henderson Symphony and guest conducts various ensembles. He made his Carnegie Hall conducting debut and has conducted in various concert halls throughout the US and Europe. His ensembles have performed at prestigious conferences such as The Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic and American String Teachers Association National Conference.


As a bassist, Geoff is known for his versatility with both the electric and string bass in
classical, rock, jazz and other music situations. Neuman has played string bass in the Las Vegas Philharmonic for the past 20 years, and has also performed with artists such as Andrea Bocelli, Jennifer Hudson, Luciano Pavarotti, Kelly Clarkson, Elton John and many more. He has played at major venues such as Carnegie Hall, The Village Vanguard, and the Kennedy Center. Geoff performed as a substitute musician on production shows in Las Vegas including Cirque du Soleil’s Ka’, Show Stoppers, Lion King, Mamma Mia and more.

Music Performed

Prelude to Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck

Nutcracker Suite No. 1, op. 71a by Peter Ilitch Tchaikovsky

  1. Overture in Miniature

  2. March

  3. Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy

  4. Russian Dance (Trepak)

  5. Arabian Dance (Coffee)

  6. Chinese Dance (Tea)

  7. Dance of the Reed Pipes

  8. Waltz of the Flowers

Carol of the Bells by Peter J. Wilhousky

 

Coronado High School Choir

Christmas is Coming arranged by Lamplight Carolers

My Favorite Things arranged by Lamplight Carolers

Winter Song by Gregory Hutter

Ocho Kandelikas arranged by Joshua Jacobson

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas arranged by Lamplight Carolers

 

Henderson Symphony Orchestra and Coronado High School Choir

Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson

Hallelujah Chorus (Part II, no. 44 from The Messiah) by George Frideric Handel

Holiday Favorites arranged by Paul Lavender and Roger Emerson

Players

VIOLIN I

Patrick Hsieh

Debra Kehler

Alyson Maddalon

Matthew Martin

Alexandra Matloff

Nancy Palmer

Kay Sanderson

Sandy Watson

 

VIOLIN II

Donna Martinez

Gabriela De La Torre

Antonio Dias

Christina Duke

Barbara James

Sabina Orlowska

Lisa Riley

Bob Taras

Megan Thompson

Eleonora Wilkinson

 

VIOLA

Ryan Villahermosa

Kelley Blatnik

Ryder Mantane

Monica Munoz-Kilgo

Harriett Walker

 

CELLO

Christian Garcia

Lindsay Johnson

Jonnie-Jo Didas

Christina Hekkert

Eric Lam

Susan Maunder

Adam Stiber

 

BASS

Tim Thomas

Bill Bailey

Elise Eden

Tim Harpster

 

FLUTE

Trey Sims

Diane Camilleri

Katie Wright

 

OBOE

Jimmy Nguyen

Taylor Crawford

 

CLARINET

Carol Embry

Aki Oshima

Lindsey O’Connor

 

BASSOON

Christina Monaco

Avery Mbuka

 

FRENCH HORN

Lee Higbie

Rick Crockett

Matt Keenan

Michael Weaver

 

TRUMPET

Larry Ransom

John Dunia

Josh Camper

 

TROMBONE

Matt Stofferahn

Nathan Geyer

Duane Zook

 

TUBA

Jon Kercher

 

KEYBOARD

Kelli Edington

 

PERCUSSION

John Nasshan

Amy Crosley

Manny Gamazo

Ashlynn Ringham