Hymn-Singing for Young People

 

Come, sing along with other Greek Orthodox young people!

A collection of sites which offer listening and singing experiences with Greek Orthodox hymns especially for youth. Compiled for use at home, Church School, and during youth activities by the National Forum of Greek Orthodox Church Musicians

 

LESSONS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN (Elementary School)

Learning Christ is Risen/Christos Anesti – from the National Forum of Greek Orthodox Church Musicians

 Introduction 

Christos Anesti - Greek    

  Christ is Risen - English

Also available to accompany this recording of Christ is Risen is a set of instructional booklets of
12 hymns of the Divine Liturgy. Each booklet includes an icon associated with the hymn,
the music and its scriptural references, information about the hymn and the icon, a listing of
possible learning activities, and a flash drive of the music such as above.
To order, contact National Forum Publications at lucy_38@hotmail.com 

 

Sunday School Music Lessons with Orthodox Hymns and “Fun” Songs with Mrs. Eva Canellos, Holy Cross, Belmont CA

Lesson on the Baptismal Hymn (As Many of You Who have been Baptized/Osi Is Christon) – with EIKONA


Sunday School Lesson – Christ is Risen – with Diana Ott, St, Nicholas, St. Louis, MO

 

Hymns of the Cross – Music Lesson by Presvytera Pat Tsagalakis, Holy Apostles, Shoreline, WA

 

A variety of “fun” sing-along songs based on Orthodox themes with Gigi Shadid

Hymn of St. Nicholas of Myra – with EIKONA

This and other hymns are available on a recording entitled Great Saints and Major Feasts: A Journey through the Orthodox Calendar. See EIKONA CDs for ordering information: http://www.eikona.com/cds/

 

SING-ALONG HYMNS FOR ALL AGES

How to Make Palm Sunday Crosses – Praise Ye the Lord with Alleluia Refrain – by EIKONA

Christ is Risen - Sts. Constantine and Helen ”Aloha” Choir of Honolulu, HI with Stelios Scordilis

Agni Parthene/O Ever Virgin Mary – with sing-along responses (Here Nymphi Animfefte/Rejoice O Unwedded Bride) with EIKONA

Lord Have Mercies (40) - Sing along

Various Orthodox Hymns for Sing Along and Listening by Ncense Teen Chorus

Website: http://ww1.antiochian.org/fellowship/%2ANcense

Lord of the Powers – Sing along

 

Four Lenten Hymns for singing along - chanted by Presvytera Lia and Thespina Christulides, Holy Cross, Pittsburgh, PA

O Pure Virgin (Aghni Parthene) – Sing along


Singing the Jesus Prayer – Orthodox Christian Choral Fellowship


O My Savior, Now I See (Bridegroom Service Hymn) – Sing along with the Vacation Church School campers of Annunciation Church, Cranston, RI 
Hymn of the Bridegroom Services: O my Savior, now I see Your wedding hall decorated. And I have not the garment needed for me to enter in. Make this raiment of my soul brightly shine, O Giver of Life, and save me. 

 

MORE YOUTH CHOIRS TO LISTEN TO

Lord I Have Cried Unto You (with captions) – Byzantine Youth Choir chanting, St. John, Wheeling PA

Cherubic Hymn – St. George Russian Orthodox Youth Choir Singing with Larissa Sander, Cincinnati, OH

Tu Dhipnou Sou Tou Mistikou Communion Hymn – St. Nicholas Youth Choir Singing, St. Louis MO

Kontakion of Epiphany: Epifanis Simeron – Sts. Constantine and Helen Youth Choir of Honolulu, HI with Stelios Scordilis

Evloghitos I Christe O Theos (Blessed are You O Our God) - Sts. Constantine and Helen Youth Choir of Honolulu, HI with Stelios Scordilis