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2020 Hope for the Holidays Program is Full.

2021 Open for Applications!

February 12 - 15, 2021

2019 Hope for the Holidays Album

Ocean Way Recording Studio

Strake Jesuit College Preparatory and St. Agnes Academy Symphonic Band

"Fanfare for Christmas"

Ryan Kinder & McCallum High School Band

"White Christmas"

McCallum High School Band

"Up On The Housetop"

Franklin High School Choir 

"The Sleigh"

Jacque Carnahan

"Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas"

Sal Gonzalez, Jacque Carnahan, Franklin High School Choir & Idlewild Elementary School Choir 

"Winter Song"

Idlewild Elementary School Choir 

"Carol From An Irish Cabin"

Strake Jesuit College Preparatory and St. Agnes Academy Symphonic Band

"Sleigh Ride" 

"Hope for the Holidays is the perfect combination of arts education, performance, and volunteerism. Not only will the students learn so much about the music industry by recording with true professionals in a famous Nashville studio, but they will also learn valuable life lessons about what music can do to help others."

- Hope for the Holidays Artistic Director, Jacque Carnahan

2019's Professionals 

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Wounded Marine Corps veteran, "America's Got Talent"

Rolling Stone "Country Artist You Need to Know"

Michael Holzer

General Manager

Artistic Director

Music Director

"Winter Song"

Vocal Arrangements

Engineer, Instrumental tracks

Conductor, Educator


President's Day Weekend, Nashville, TN

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