Musical Advent Calendar

Introducing our first ever Musical Advent Calendar, featuring 24 Christmas-inspired pieces as performed by members of the Robin Hood Youth Orchestra, Band Factory, RHYO Intermediate, StrOrkestra and more ...

Hear a selection of iconic classics and alternative gems and get into the festive spirit with the perfect soundtrack for the holidays! Donating once will get you access to 24 songs. You can choose your donation amount but we suggest a minimum of £2. You can donate by clicking here.

Within 3-4 days of receiving the donation, we will send you a special password to give you access to the songs. You can download them one day at a time or once a week, or however else you please!

Please note that all donations are currently being matched and will be doubled under the Arts Council's Catalyst grant. Thank you for your suport and have a wonderful Christmas.

If you have made your donation and have still not received your password, please email

Musical Advent Calendar

Download songs by entering the password.

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The Stars Behind the Musical Advent Calendar

All pieces have been performed by our programme participants and staff at the Nottingham Music Service! Please see below for a complete list of credits (to be updated as more songs are added). You can find out more about the ensemble/groups by clicking on the names.

  1. In the Bleak Midwinter – RHYO
  2. I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas – RHYO
  3. In Dulci Jubilo – RHYO
  4. Jingle Bells – In Harmony (Whole Class Ensemble) at Robin Hood Primary School
  5. Carol of the Bells – RHYO
  6. See Amid the Winter’s Snow – RHYO
  7. Once in Royal David’s City – StrOrkestra
  8. Polar Express - StrOrkestra
  9. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen – staff from RHYO
  10. Silent Night – RHYO
  11. Frosty the Snowman – RHYO Connect
  12. Happy Xmas (War is Over) - Band Factory
  13. Merry Christmas (I Don’t Wanna Fight Tonight) - Band Factory
  14. Jingle Bells - RHYO
  15. O Holy Night - RHYO
  16. Christmas Wrapping - Band Factory
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