Sunday, December 12, 2021

3:00 PM

Franklin Jr. High - Large Auditorium

4801 Franklin Ave

Des Moines, Iowa


Central Iowa Wind Ensemble performances are made possible by the generous support of our audience members. Please consider a donation.

It’s time to enjoy the sights and sounds oof the season, while helping those less fortunate than ourselves. Holiday favorites and Latinx American favorites will be performed in this family celebration with a special visit by Santa!

Christian Carichner, conductor

The first 50 children to attend will receive a FREE copy of Chica, by Karen Duncan, illustrated by Joseph Broghammer and translated by Ute Tiemann. The text for Chica is dual language, English and Spanish.

The season of giving will be emphasized as we hold a Food Drive to benefit Knock and Drop Food Pantry which its located at Franklin Jr. High.
Suggested items for donation include:

  • Rice
  • Pinto Beans
  • Tortillas
  • Knorr Chicken Flavor

Music Selections

Adventum – arr. Jared Barnes

Gloria – Randol Alan Bass

Highlights from FROZEN – arr. Stephen Bulla

Joyride – Michael Markowski

Mi Burrito Sabanero – Hugo Blanco

Minor Alterations No. 2 – David Lovrien

The Night Before Christmas – Randol Alan Bass

Reindeer Rhumba – David Shaffer

Secret Agent Santa – Jeff Simmons

Zacatecas – Genaro Codina

COVID-19 Guidelines:

  • Masks are recommended for this performance.
  • Seating in Franklin Jr. High’s large auditorium will be available on the lower level.
  • Audience groups are asked to seat themselves at least 6 feet away from other groups seated in the auditorium.