Rocket Sleigh


How does Santa deliver THAT many presents to THAT many children, all in one night? Maybe he’s taken advantage of some space-age technology....


ROCKET SLEIGH is an original concert overture composed in 2008 for the Quincy (Mass.) Symphony Orchestra.

Fast, exciting, and irresistibly catchy, ROCKET SLEIGH is the perfect addition to any orchestra’s holiday programming.  ROCKET SLEIGH is suitable for performance by professional, community, university, and youth orchestras. 


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Click here to download a pdf copy of the score for perusal purposes.

Christmas 2010 Performances:

Fort Wayne Philharmonic

Fairbanks Symphony

Lansing Symphony

Dayton Philharmonic

Great Falls Symphony (MT)

Evanston Symphony (IL) 

Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony (IA)

Holyoke Civic Symphony (MA)

Waltham Symphony (MA)

St. Charles Country Symphony (MO)

Christmas 2009 Performances:

Louisville Orchestra

Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony Orchestra (Iowa)

Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra

North Shore Philharmonic Orchestra (Mass.)

Fall River Symphony Orchestra (Mass.)

University of Rhode Island Symphony Orchestra

Harvard (Univ.) Pops Orchestra

Further Information:

Instrumentation: 3(+picc).2.2.2. timp 2perc str

Percussion: sleigh bells, bass drum, triangle, sus. cym (2), glock, 3 toms, chimes, tam-tam

Duration: 4 minutes

Score and parts are available for sale for $100.00 Contact the composer for more information: