When Chip Davis wanted to write a Christmas song for his then five-year old son Evan, he decided upon something that captured the essence of one of their favorite family activities – catching snowflakes on their tongues. Listen to Chip describe the portion of the melody that captures his young son’s spirit in this short…
Talent runs deep in the Davis family! Watch Chip’s youngest daughter, Elyse prepare for her riveting rendition of the Christmas classic, Greensleeeves in this short video clip.
Greensleeves is more than just a timeless classic to Chip Davis. It’s also one of his favorite tunes, made even more so by his recent composition of it for his daughter Elyse. See what went into composing Mannheim Steamroller’s first solo vocal composition and some of the exciting venues where Elyse performed it.
Feel your spirits rise and your heart warm as you watch the snow fall gently over a peaceful wooded scene and horse-trod trail in this classic Christmas music video from Mannheim Steamroller. Go ahead, bring the spirit of the season into your home for three minutes; you’ll be glad you did!
As it is with many Mannheim Steamroller fans, Christmas is one of Chip’s favorite times of the year. Discover the meaning and inspiration behind his original Christmas Carol, “Traditions of Christmas” and the traditions that inspired this soft Christmas lullaby in this short video clip.
See what was on Chip’s mind when he composed Mannheim Steamroller’s version of the classic Handel masterpiece, “Hallelujah” in this short video clip.
When ancient Greek merchants went to work and came back home again, it was by way of the sea. The sea was, in a very real way, what they came home to. Watch the classic video by Mannheim Steamroller that captures this feeling in song and with imagery from Greece!
In Greek mythology, the sea held an important place in life, especially for those who frequently traveled on it. Watch this short clip to see Chip describe what went into this classic from Fresh Aire VI.
See Chip’s explanation of the seven doors from his Fresh Aire II classic composition, “The Fantasia” in this short video. Hear him describe how each quickly changing scene represents a different door and musical mood.
“Pandora’s Unforgettable Moments on Ice” featuring Mannheim Steamroller is airing on the ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox networks beginning now through December 25th. The special holiday show features World, Olympic and other championship figure skaters in dazzling performances to Mannhiem Steamroller music. Check your local listing for dates and times!