The Christmas By The Lake Volume X CD is now available. This years offering has 33 recordings and 100% of the money raised goes to the Bluebird Foundation. Available for $15 at Super One Foods Customer Service Counters in Duluth, Superior, Cloquet, Two Harbors and Hermantown, Engwall Florist Locations, Big Daddy's Burger on Piedmont, I LAKE IT and Schmitt Music in the Miller Hill Mall OR order for immediate download.

This year’s CD performers range from school groups to professional musicians and even includes a joint performance by the Denfeld and East High School Concert Choirs as a surprise.

A Christmas by the Lake X benefit the Bluebird Foundation. Bluebird is an advocate for regional kids in the arts. The Foundation’s mission statement is: “To be an advocate for area youth in the performing arts and to create awareness of the power of the arts to enhance self-esteem, to increase understanding of others, and to improve academic performance.” In its short existence, the Bluebird Foundation has given grants and scholarships of over $10,000 to area high school aged kids in the performing arts.
Song list for this year’s Christmas by the Lake CD

CD 1
1 We Need a Little Christmas with the Christmas Waltz Superior Singers, Brian MacDonell-Director
2 The World for Christmas Hermantown H.S. Vocal Point
3 What Child Is This Gina Fitzpatrick
4 Hear dem Angels Sound of Strings, Michelle Gribbon-Director
5 Go Where I Send Thee Lake Superior College Concert Choir, Patricia Dorn-Director
6 My Favorite Things Denfeld H.S. Jazz Ensemble, Josh Lehigh-Director
7 Hanukkah Little Mob-Denfeld H.S.
8 Jingle Bells Marshall H.S.
9 Il Est Ne, Le Divin Enfant Hermantown 6th Grade Choir, Ken Ahlberg-Director
10 Oh Little Town of Bethlehem Ripple Effect
11 The Christmas Song Sydney Hansen (Veikko Lepisto on Bass)
12 Fum Fum Fum Solid Gold-Denfeld H.S.
13 I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day All About Music, Dana C. Copiskey-Director
14 No Room Just Friends
15 Ding Dong Merrily On High Denfeld and East High School Concert Choirs
16 Suo-Gan (Soothing Song) Ken Ahlberg & Linda Bray

CD 2
1 Santa Claus is Coming to Town
Ricky Lee Biggs
2 Mary Did You Know
Alan Copenhaver
3 This Christmas
Chris Ellis & Eric Gatten
4 It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
Bing Allen and the St. Stevens Experience
5 Hot Christmas
Gina Lee
6 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Peter Provost, Jeff Peabody, Mike Johnson, Mike Pagan
7 Angels in the Snow
Greg Tiburzi
8 I’ll Be Home for Christmas
Blue Water Big Band
9 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
John Harris
10 Oh Come Oh Come Emmanuel
Bryan Gatten
11 Angels We Have Heard on High
Bill and Kate Isles
12 You Are There
Leyla Aktekin
13 Winter Wonderland
Austan Lundeen
14 A Little Peace Tonight
Jane Aas
15 Go Where I Send Thee
Little Faith
16 O Holy Night
George and John Zissos, Trans-Macedonian Orchestra
17 White Christmas
Legacy, Lorene and Bill Couture