After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID pandemic, A Rocky Mountain High Christmas is excited to announce its return to Kelowna. John Denver’s internationally acclaimed composer/conductor/arranger Lee Holdridge will once again conduct special guests The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra in a wonderful return and kick off to the 2022 holiday season.
Featuring vocals by Canadian recording artists Rick and Steve Worrall, as well as guests Soprano Carmen Harris, actress/singer Delphine Litke, and Tenor Chad Abrahamson. Boasting an all-star band, comprised of some of the best-known musicians from throughout the Okanagan, including Sean Bray, Scott Grant, Brian McMahon, Chris Stevens, Susan Aylard, and Neville Bowman.
To John Denver fans Lee Holdridge is best known for his arrangements for John Denver’s songs, including Annie’s song, Country Roads, Calypso and Perhaps Love to name a few.
Holdridge has also written, arranged and conducted for many major recording artists including Barbra Streisand, Stevie Wonder, Neil Diamond, John Denver, Dionne Warwick, Diana Ross, Natalie Cole, and many more.
One of Hollywood’s most honoured composers, Holdridge has lent his talents to countless feature films, television movies, mini-series, series and specials. He has been nominated 18 times for an Emmy Award, winning seven. He has also won an ASCAP Film and Television Music Award, received three Cable Ace Award Nominations, and Grammy Awards.