Christmas By The Lake - Vol. VIII

Christmas By The Lake Volume VIII

Annual Holiday CD for Charity to Feature 26 Songs

 
Duluth, MN……A Christmas by the Lake- Volume VIII is scheduled for release Thursday, November 20th.  This year’s CD will feature 26 songs by musicians from throughout the region and will sell for $12 each at area Super One Foods, Pam’s Hallmark in the Miller Hill Mall and on-line at www.bluebirdfoundation.org.  “We have a great variety of artists ranging from those with national ties to regional musicians that perform professionally, to groups based out of schools and churches. The CD really represents a little bit of everything we have to offer musically” said Tracy Lundeen of Lundeen Productions, the CD’s Producer.

As on previous Christmas by the Lake CD’s there is star power on this year’s compilation.  Duluth native Phil Solem has contributed his original song “SuperHappyChildproofMerryChristmas.” Solem, is one half of the duo The Rembrandts best known for their hits “That’s Just the Way It Is, Baby” and the smash hit song from the TV series Friends, “I’ll Be There for You.”

A Christmas by the Lake proceeds will benefit the Bluebird Foundation. Bluebird is an advocate for regional kids in the arts. The Foundation’s mission statement is: “To be an advocate for area youth in the performing arts and to create awareness of the power of the arts to enhance self-esteem, to increase understanding of others, and to improve academic performance.”  

The CD release will coincide with a Release Party scheduled for the Greysolon Plaza Ballroom beginning at 5:00PM on Thursday, November 20th when a number of the musicians from the CD will perform live.  Admission is free and CDs will be available to purchase.  Lundeen Productions and TwinPortsNightlife.com have returned this year as a major sponsors of A Christmas by the Lake.
 

Song list for this year’s Christmas by the Lake CD:
A Real Christmas This Year, Dave Peterson
Agnus Dei, Just Friends
Ave' Maria, Ken Ahlberg with Linda Bray
Baby It's Cold Outside, Denfeld H.S. Solid Gold
Caro Gesu Bambino, Rose Hoene
Deck the Halls, Blue Water Big Band
Do You Hear What I Hear? Laurie DeGrio Mattson
Do You Hear What I Hear? Lake Superior College Concert Choir, Patricia Dorn-Director
Free Us, Emmanuel! All About Music, Dana Copiskey-Director
Go Where I Send thee, The St. Scholastica Concert Choir, Dr. Bret Amundson-Director
Holiday Tradition, Kraig James
Jingle Bells, Denfeld H.S. Little Mob
Joy to the World, Trans-Macedonian Orchestra, feature George and John Zissos
Let it Snow, Austan Lundeen
Lo, How a Rose, Hermantown H.S. Vocal Point
Newspaper Boat, Jane Aas
Run Rudolf Run, Lake City Smokin' Section
Silent Night, The Edsels
Super Happy Childproof Merry Christmas, Phil Solem
The Christmas Song, The Maxi Childs Trio
The Shepherd's Carol, Twin Ports Choral Project, Dr. Bret Amundson-Director
The Sister, Gina Lee
What a Wonderful Child, The Downbeats, Pam J. Jacobson-Director
Where's the Line to See Jesus, Tom Cawcutt, Sr.
White Christmas, Ripple Effect
Wise Men From the East, Superior Singers, Brian G. MacDonell- Director
 
For additional information contact: Tracy Lundeen 218-727-1177

Available soon for purchase at all area Super One Food Stores,
Pam's Hallmark in the Miller Hill Mall
and online at www.bluebirdfoundation.org.