Featuring Original Members of TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA
Hard Copies of New Album The Magic of Winter Available Now
The Magic of Winter Available Now via iTunes
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The Wizards of Winter have shared their favorite holiday tunes with Entertainment Weekly – making the perfect playlist for rockin’ around the Christmas tree at your upcoming holiday gatherings! You can give their playlist a listen here and get into the spirit of the season.
Here it is at EW.com: http://www.ew.com/article/2015/12/17/wizards-winter-holiday-playlist
You can also purchase The Wizards of Winter’s “Spirit of Christmas” album here.
Tickets for “An Evening with Wizards of Winter” are on sale now and available for purchase via www.wizardsofwinter.com/tour-dates/ or directly from the local venue. See below for a full listing of tour dates.
“An Evening with Wizards of Winter” Tour Dates:
12/18 – Effingham, IL @ Effingham Performing Arts Center
12/27 – Syracuse, NY @ Crouse Hinds Theater
12/29 – Harrisburg, PA @ The Forum
Praise for The Magic of Winter:
“As we near ever closer to the arrival of Santa Claus, The WIZARDS OF WINTER have graced us with a wonderful soundtrack for the festive season. Whether you’re putting up the tree or wrapping presents, this 10-track CD provides endless amounts of joy… Give The WIZARDS OF WINTER a chance; you won’t be disappointed.”
– Aaron Small, BraveWords
“The band features original members of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, so it comes as no surprise to hear sweeping, dramatic arrangements of holiday songs and classics on The Magic of Winter – a fine record to get your Santa spirit flowing in full force…”
– Johnny Firecloud, CraveOnline
“It’s a Christmas album that both metalheads and non-metalheads can enjoy.”
– Chad Bowar, About.com Heavy Metal
About The WIZARDS OF WINTER:
The WIZARDS OF WINTER are an eclectic group of musicians from the NY/NJ/PA tri-state region who perform classical and progressive-influenced rock music woven throughout a theatrical holiday-themed event. While the group’s style is undoubtedly inspired by the genius of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO), the WIZARDS OF WINTER are far from a TSO tribute band. The Wizards’ original material is very unique and has a broad audience appeal, applied in a more intimate setting.
As a testament to the virtuosity of the group, several original members of TSO have joined the WIZARDS OF WINTER on their musical journey. Currently performing with the group are Guy LeMonnier and Tony Gaynor. Tommy Farese and Michael Lanning, also former members of TSO, have performed with the band on occasion as well.
WIZARDS OF WINTER is:
Scott Kelly – Music Director, Keyboards
Steve Ratchen – Bass
Sharon Kelly – Flute, Vocals
Fred Gorhau – Guitar
Mary McIntrye – Keyboards, vocals
Tommy Ference – Drums
TW Durfy – Guitar
Natalia Niarezka – Violin
Guy LeMonnier – vocals
Vincent Jiovino – vocals
Tony Gaynor – Narration