No Snow Down South [[[Original Music]]]

Happy December!  Playing the Zilker Tree Lighting last night with the Austin Civic Wind Ensemble sure got me in the mood for the holidays… even if it *was* 70 degrees!

December’s music classes will see lots of jingling bells, tree-chopping, hand-clapping, and searches for a certain bearded visitor!  This is one of my favorite times of the year to sing with the kids, because the excitement is built in!

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Here’s Ms. Kat’s original song for December, dedicated to all the children — and grown-up “children” — who can’t quite relate to frosty windowpanes, building a snowman, having a snowball fight, or getting all bundled up to shovel the driveway.

Can you *imagine* trying to get out the door with an infant in northern climates?  I would have NEVER left the HOUSE.  I grew up in New York, and thought snow days were the best thing ever — now I understand why my parents thought otherwise….

Chock full of North vs. South stereotypes, I had a lot of fun writing and recording this one.  See if you can name all of the traditional Christmas songs I borrowed the melodies from.  (My 5- and 8-year-olds can do it!)

Let me know what you think!
[CLICK  HERE  FOR  LYRICS!]

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Don’t forget! Ms. Kat’s PUBLIC music classes at the NW Rec Center can begin as soon as we have “EIGHT for a DATE!”

 

Meow, meow!

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