"From the Publisher:" Never before have women's vocal groups had such a wide assortment of Christmas music available in one publication. Tom Fettke has compiled a master list of traditional carols, classics, and contemporary Christmas songs for groups of anywhere from 3 to 300 voices. Within the collection is a suggested minimusical that is perfect for Advent services, Christmas banquets, or other similar occasions. There are 30 songs in 21 arrangements, 4 of which are a cappella. Songs include "The Birthday of a King"; "O Holy Night"; "O Come, All Ye Faithful"; "Mary's Little Boy Chile"; "How Should a King Come?" "Rejoice with Exceeding Great Joy"; "Good News of Great Joy/Go, Tell It on the Mountain"; "Magnificat"; "A Christmas Prayer"; "We Wish You a Merry Christmas."
Tom Fettke holds degrees from Oakland City College and California State University at Hayward. He has taught music in both public and Christian schools and has served as a church choir director and minister of music in churches large and small for over 30 years. He is in considerable demand as a guest conductor, clinician, and worship leader. Tom is also a composer, arranger, and producer of music and recordings for the contemporary Christian church and has been associated with Lillenas Publishing Company since 1973. He and his wife, Jan, have two married sons and seven grandchildren.