Cheryl Bentyne

Worldwide Holiday Special guest host
soprano for The Manhattan Transfer

Christmas Time Is Here

Upon completion of recording the vocal accompaniment to “Christmas Time Is Here”, please send the files in folder to our DROPBOX (link).

Each video/audio file is to be labeled with the name of each vocalist and their voice part. All the vocal files should be saved in a folder with the name of each ensemble.

B. Rehearsal Click Tracks (link)
The Dropbox link above contains the rehearsal click tracks. Please send any questions you may have to me at 
alton.accola@fivebydesign.com

VIDEO & AUDIO SPECS

• Head and Shoulders shot

• No Headphones or mics in video

• Make sure there is contrast between yourself and background

• Lip sync (sing with Audio)
• Video:
1080 / .mov or .mp4 (NTSC 30 fps)

• Audio: Bit depth - 16 bit, Sample rate: 48 kHz

C. “Christmas Time...” Video Vocal Divisi (.wav)
Upload individual vocal divisi below. Make sure the files are

in the .wav file format

Touché
Highline Vocal Jazz
Sambaranda
Vox Arsana

D. Music Videos 
(click on song link below to upload your music video)
 

ACCENT (Sweden, France, England, Canada, USA)
“Christmas Carol Medley” 
(uploaded)

 

THE COMPANY (Philippines)

Love Is Love Is Love” (uploaded)

HIGHLINE VOCAL JAZZ (New York)
O Holy Night” 
(uploaded)

TOUCHÉ (Denmark)  
“Here Comes Santa Claus”,
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town”  
(uploaded)

 

GROOVE FOR THOUGHT (Washington)

“In The Bleak Midwinter (uploaded)

THE NISKAS (Minnesota)
“Silent Night” (uploaded)

VOX ARSANA (Slovenia)
“O Come, All Ye Faithful”  (uploaded)
 

SAMBARANDA (Brazil)

Jingle Bells” (uploaded)

CHERYL BENTYNE (finale... accompanied by artists)
Christmas Time Is Here”

TARGET DATES (Update #13)

The “Christmas Time Is Here” guide track is available from Chris White. To download, go to DROPBOX.

OCTOBER 25 
Music Videos from The Company & Highline Vocal Jazz should be completed.


Christmas Time Video Vocals Due
Send completed VIDEO to our Dropbox. Please include name of each individual. Vocalists should focus directly at the camera.

NOVEMBER 5
The first draft of the video will be distributed to participating artists. We would appreciate your input. 

NOVEMBER 10
The second draft of the video will be sent to all of the participants. 

Press releases will be sent for broadcast and print media. Be sure to personally contact them. Also schedule a local television show to promote the event!

Get in touch with your "fan peeps" via social media. We will send a graphic that may be attached to emails, Facebook, Twitter, et al.

NOVEMBER 15
November will be dedicated to finalizing your social media contacts. 
 
DECEMBER 1
Worldwide Holiday Special”debut.

SOPRANO I

Touché (2 vocals)

Vox Arsana
Highline Vocal Jazz

 

SOPRANO II
Touché (2 vocals)

Sambaranda

The Company
Highline Vocal Jazz

ALTO I
Touché

The Company

The Niskas

ALTO II
Touché

Vox Arsana
Sambaranda

The Company

TENOR I
Touché
Sambaranda

Vox Arsana
The Niskas
Highline Vocal Jazz

TENOR II
Touché
Sambaranda

The Company
Highline Vocal Jazz

BARITONE I
Touché

Sambaranda
The Niskas
Highline Vocal Jazz

BASS II
Touché

Sambaranda

Vox Arsana

The Company

Musical Selections to be Completed

The Company  “Love Is, Love Is”
Highline Vocal Jazz  “O Holy Night”

Send your music video (.mp4) to our DROPBOX (link) and place in folder.

CONTACT

Alton Accola +1 651 335 5466

alton.accola@fivebydesign.com

GROOVE FOR THOUGHT

Amanda Taylor S1

Stephanie Long S2

Andrea Siedlecki  A1
Chris Denton  T1
Kelly Kunz  T2

Brennan Baglio  B1
Jeff Horenstein  B2

THE COMPANY

Sweet Plantado S2

Annie Quintos  A1

Cecile Bautista  A2

Oj Mariano  T2

Moy Ortiz  B2

 

VOX ARSANA

Nina Strnad  S1

Ana Delin  A2
Mladen Delin 
T1

Samo Ivacic  B2

TOUCHÉ

Jesper Holm conductor

Karen Beldring S1

Rikke Knudsen S1
Linda Bergström S2
Hanna Söderqvist S2

Anna Peterson A1
Ellen Andersson A2

Niels Bosworth. T1

Anton Forsberg T1

Johannes Rückert Becker T2

Oskar Briland  B1

Jasper van Oerle B2

SAMBARANDA 

Nani Valente  S2

Penélope Celano  A2

Fredson Torres  T1

Cristiano Santos  T2

Rafael Carneiro  B1

Diego de Jesus  B2

HIGHLINE VOCAL JAZZ

Alyssa Venora  S1

Emily Gaggiano  S2

Mark Farnum  T1

Chester Martin  T2

Jared Graveley  B1

THE NISKAS

Lorie Carpenter-Niska A1

Kurt Niska  T1

Terrence Niska  B1

Individuals in RED are

the contacts for each ensemble.

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