Euphonium and tuba players of all ages are invited to
participate in the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s third annual
TubaChristmas concert event on Friday, Dec. 13. The free concert is open to the public.
TubaChristmas concerts, honoring the late great tubist
William J. Bell, are held annually in more than 250 cities throughout the world
and feature traditional Christmas carols specially arranged by American
composer Alec Wilder. The warm, rich organ-like sound of the tuba-euphonium
choir has won the hearts of every audience.
Participants will rehearse from 5–6:30 p.m. Dec. 13 in
Michelsen Hall of the Noel Fine Arts Center and then perform in a free public concert
at 7:30 p.m., also in Michelsen Hall. Participants and audience members are
encouraged to wear festive attire.
Registration for performers is $10 per person, which
includes a TubaChristmas 2013 commemorative button. Performers also are
required to purchase music for “Carols for a Merry TubaChristmas,” which will
be available at check-in. Chairs and stands are provided.
Euphonium and tuba players interested in taking part in
this event may register online at http://www.uwsp.edu/music/Pages/TubaChristmas/default.aspx
or contact Assistant Professor Patrick Lawrence, Department of Music,
715-346-4052 or Patrick.Lawrence@uwsp.edu to reserve a spot.