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Our Holiday Concert was presented virtually and videos were posted December 19th. Donations for this concert (suggested donation $15) can be made by selecting the Donate for Virtual Concert button below. Scroll down or select the "Concert Program / Watch Concert" button above to watch our Virtual Holiday Concert Videos.

Concert & Program


"Still, Still, Still"

Austrian Carol

Text by Marilyn Keith and Alan Bergman

Arranged by Norman Luboff

Synchronization permission granted by Abkco Music and Records Inc


"Carol Of The Bells"

Written by Peter J. Wilhousky and Mykola Leontovich, arranged by Peter J. Wilhousky

Copyright 1936 and 2004 by Carl Fischer LLC

Synchronization permission granted by Carl Fischer Music Publishing Co, Inc.



Music by Eric Whitacre

Piano arranged by Lisa Edwards

Copyright 2013 Walt Disney Music Company

Synchronization permission graciously provided by The Walt Disney Corporation


"Silver Bells"

Performed by the Burbank Chorale and MUSYCA Chamber Singers

Words and Music by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans 

Arranged by Mac Huff

Copyright 1950, 1977, 1999 Paramount Music Corporation

Synchronization permission graciously provided by SonyATV


"Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy"

Music by Peter Tchaikovsky 

Arranged by Jeff Funk

Copyright 2000 Studio 224 (ASCAP)

Synchronization permission graciously  granted by Alfred Music Publishing Co, Inc.


"Can You Feel The Love Tonight"

Written by Elton John and Tim Rice, arranged by Mac Huff

Copyright Wonderland Music Inc.

Synchronization permission graciously provided by The Walt Disney Corporation

Downolad  full Concert Program

Production Team & Board


Kyrian Corona: Burbank Chorale President

Lisa Vig; Vice President /Webmaster/Newsletter

Luba Kvitchko: Treasurer/Box Office

Nathalie Nourian: Secretary

Gina Leslie: Graphic Design, Acting Publications Director

Thomas Safer: Membership Director

Brandy Grote: Librarian

Dennis Brown: Database Manager

Lindsey Rodriguez: Social Media Coordinator

Grace Grimes: Board Member at Large

Warren Grimes: Advisor

Melanie Rockwell: Ticket Sales

Annamarie Safer: Virtual Concert Stage Manager

Debra Levin: Assistant Virtual Stage Manager

A huge thank you to our Artistic Director, Misha Shtangrud, for all his work putting together our concert videos!

Director & Pianist


About the Artistic Director

Picture of Musical Director, Mikhail Shtangrud

Mikhail (Misha) Shtangrud was named the Artistic Director of the Burbank Chorale in 2000. Under his leadership, the Chorale has enjoyed increased performance opportunities at both local and world-class venues. Misha expanded the repertoire of the Chorale to include some of the most treasured choral masterworks, with Coronation Mass, Saint-Saens’ Christmas Oratorio, Fauré Requiem, Orff’s Carmina Burana, Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms, and Rutter’s Gloria, among others.

With Misha, the Chorale has been building new audiences, partnering and collaborating with local performing arts organizations, and actively involving children and youth in its innovative programming. Born in Moscow to a family of choral conductors, Misha took violin and piano training at the Liadov Children’s Music School and sang with the Big Children’s Choir on Russian State Radio and Television. He later studied choral conducting at the Moscow State Music College named after Tchaikovsky. He earned Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from California State University at Northridge, and completed his Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Southern California. In addition to his work with the Burbank Chorale, Misha serves as the Director of Vocal Ensembles at the Colburn School of Performing Arts and is the Artistic Director of the MUSYCA Children’s Choir. He is a member of Pi Kappa Lambda Music Honors Society, the Music Education National Conference, and the American Choral Directors Association.

About the Pianist

Picture of Pianist, Anna Krendel

Born in Kharkov, Ukraine, Anna Krendel began her solo piano career at the age of fourteen, performing with the Kharkov Youth Symphony Orchestra. Her versatile performance career spans solo recitals, chamber music concerts and movie soundtracks. As a collaborative artist, she has performed in recitals in the United States, South America, and Europe.

She received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in piano performance from the University of Southern California. She has won several piano competitions and is the recipient of numerous university and community awards. Anna is the founder of MUSYCA Children’s Choir, which she established in 2010, She also serves as the President-Elect of the California Association of Professional Music Teachers (CAPMT).

Burbank Chorale



Kyrian Corona *

Grace Doyle **

Jamila Friedrich

Grace Grimes *

Natalie Nourian *

Claudia Maria Schmidt

Barbara Schwarz


Cynthia Cruz

Fran Henderson

Linda Newcombe

Nicole Peterson


Dahlia Acevedo

Jessica Anguino

Samira Bordji

Michelle Cullen

Suzanne Gilman

Elizabeth Keener

Gina Leslie

Teresa Marasek

Emilie Mesmer

Cynthia Payo

Lindsey Rodriguez *

Lisa Vig *


Patricia Jauchler

Deborah Panno

Melanie Rockwell


Warren Grimes *

Shelby Grimm

Brandy Grote *


Fred Camerer *

Scott Noble

Paul Rabwin

Thomas Safer *

Peter Schubin

* denotes Board Member, **denotes section leader.

MUSYCA Childre's Choir


Founded in 2010, Musical Youth of California (MUSYCA) Children’s Choir brings together musically gifted young people in the San Fernando Valley and beyond to create a community of singers built on respect, love for music, and artistic excellence. The mission of MUSYCA Children’s Choir is to provide the highest quality of music education to Children and Youth of all religious, ethnic, cultural, and economic backgrounds through study and performance of outstanding choral repertoire. MUSYCA is dedicated to diversity, access, and service to community. The lives of MUSYCA’s choristers are enriched through rehearsals, concerts and special performance opportunities throughout each season. MUSYCA reaches millions of people locally and around the world through its television and film appearances, sound recordings and collaborations with composers and popular musical artists. The choir sang at Carnegie Hall, Notre Dame de Paris, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Valley Performing Arts Center (The Soraya), Greek Theatre and Microsoft Theater. The program is supported, in part, by the Department of Cultural Affairs and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission. To schedule an audition for your child, email or call 818-554-9937. For more information visit

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