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New Year, New Music 

With a brand new year comes a lot of new ideas that are finally coming together for us as a band. We're excited to announce that we are officially back in the studio together, working on songs for a brand new, full-length original album.

It's still in the early stages, but already we're so excited to be able to share this new music with you. For now we're still in the recording and planning season, but there will be more news to come. We're aiming for a Spring 2018 release.  (Woohoo!!!)

Here's to a beautiful and music-filled new year! For those of you in the Seattle area, we hope you'll join us at a show this Spring for a program of original and Celtic music and songs.    

For everyone, we'll keep you all updated on the recording process, and we will see you down the road.  
Greta, Willow and Solana  
The Gothard Sisters

Music Video Release: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing 

Watch the Official Music Video for Hark!  

It's time for an official music video from Falling Snow!  This video attempts to capture the spirit which came with arranging this beautiful classic Christmas song into a Gothard Sisters-style celebration.  It is a joyful song, and we wanted to add a little Celtic flair to it, as well.  This video was lots of fun to film, and is our second video from the Falling Snow album.  You can see the first one, Christmas Flower, right here.

Official Music Video:  Hark!  The Herald Angels Sing
Hark!  The Herald Angels Sing on iTunes  
Hark!  The Herald Angels Sing on Amazon Mp3  
Hark!  The Herald Angels Sing on our Website  

We hope you enjoy the new video, and the new album!

Christmas Tunes Sheet Music 

Calling all of you eager players of tunes!  We have updated the sheet music store with the two original tunes on the new Christmas album, Falling Snow.  Adapted for both fiddle and penny whistle, the two tunes, The Happy Elf and Christmas Flower, are now available!

Learn to play these Christmas-y tunes just in time for the holidays.

Christmas Flower - Fiddle (A major)

Christmas Flower - Pennywhistle (D major whistle)

The Happy Elf - Fiddle (comes in B and A major)

The Happy Elf - Pennywhistle (D major whistle)

Enjoy!

Gothard Sisters on Billboard's World Music Chart  

The Gothard Sisters' new Christmas album, Falling Snow, debuted today on Billboard's World Music Chart at #13.  The chart is calculated through album sales, digital downloads, social media buzz and general popularity of the new music.  The band is absolutely thrilled at this news, and would like to thank everyone who has pre-ordered, purchased or downloaded the new album!

This is the first chart appearance for The Gothard Sisters, who operate entirely independently of a record label or promotions agency.

View the Billboard World Music Chart here.
Download Falling Snow on iTunes here.
Purchase Falling Snow on Amazon here.

Music Video Release: Christmas Flower 

Watch the Official Music Video for Christmas Flower! 

It's time for an official music video from Falling Snow!  This video captures the warmth of a new original Christmas tune the band wrote for the album - Christmas Flower.  The name comes from Poinsettias, the cheerful red blooms that appear in the market every year at Christmas.  Thanks to collaborations with the Children's Gym Irish Dance Performance team in Portland Oregon, Miss Peggy's Irish Dancers in Edmonds, Washington, and the CWU Strings Department at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington, for adding their beautiful smiles and talents to the general celebrating in this video!  

Official Music Video:  Christmas Flower
Christmas Flower on iTunes 
Christmas Flower on Amazon Mp3 
Christmas Flower on our Website 

We hope you enjoy the new video, and the new album!

King 5 Evening Magazine: Falling Snow 

The Gothard Sisters were featured on King 5's Evening Magazine with Michael King on December 8th.  The Seattle TV program went behind the scenes with the band at sound check for their Christmas tour in beautiful Edmonds, Washington and chatted about what they've been up to, Celtic music, how the sisters got started performing together, and their new Christmas album, Falling Snow.

Click here to watch the episode.

New Christmas Album: Falling Snow 

New Christmas Album:  Falling Snow
The Gothard Sisters have compiled a lovely new Celtic-Inspired folk album of Christmas music that expresses the joy of the most wonderful season of the year through ancient beloved carols like Joy to the World, Hark!  The Herald Angels Sing and God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen updated in new and exciting ways as well as holiday favorites like Winter Wonderland and Skater’s Waltz, all woven together with the sisters’ signature youthful arrangements, lovely sibling harmonies, lush strings and percussion, and plenty of feisty fiddling.

A Message from the Gothard Sisters:
Hello my dear people - 
We are currently back in the recording studio and are excited to announce that we just completed the final track on a brand new Christmas album.  It was high time for a sequel to our Christmas album (recorded way back in 2010) we thought, and with all the fun we've been having with our Christmas tours over the last few years, there were many great songs and arrangements just begging to be recorded.

And so, after several weeks spent in and out of the studio with our fabulously determined and energetic producer, Kent Harrison at Sammamish Sounds Studios, we've now emerged with ten lovely new Christmas songs to share with you in the new holiday album, Falling Snow.  It is also available on iTunes or Amazon.

The music of Christmas is so beautiful, it has been a delight to work on these arrangements of eight classics - Hark! the Herald Angels Sing, Still Still Still, Winter Wonderland, Skater's Waltz, Good King Wenceslas, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, French Carol (Il Est Ne Le Divin Enfant) and Joy to the World, as well as including two new tunes that the band wrote - Christmas Flower and The Happy Elf.  We hope you enjoy these songs during your family's holiday season and we wish you a very Merry Christmas to you and yours!
Greta, Willow and Solana
The Gothard Sisters