TUBACHRISTMAS

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Number of cities found: 198

ALASKA

  • ANCHORAGE - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: Alaska Center for the Performing Arts - Harrison lobby, street level
    REGISTRATION: 12:00 noon, same
    REHEARSAL: 1:00 am, same, balcony level
    PARKING: Street and garages, 700 W. 6th Ave., & 627 H. St.
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Neal Haglund
    COORDINATORS: Rebecca Gillman 907-263-2900, Jayna Combs 907-263-2923
  • WASILLA - THURSDAY, DECEMBER 25 - TIME: 1:00 pm
    LOCATION: Menard Sports Complex
    REGISTRATION: 11:00 am, same
    REHEARSAL: 12:00 pm, same
    PARKING: at the complex
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00. Food is served to all who attend.
    CONDUCTOR: Lane E. Olson
    COORDINATOR: Lane E. Olson 907-745-8392

ARIZONA

  • PHOENIX - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20 - TIME: 3:30 pm
    LOCATION: Tempe Marketplace, I-101 and I-202, Main stage.
    REGISTRATION: 10:00 am, Gilbert High School, 1101 East Elliot , Gilbert, AZ
    REHEARSAL: 11:00 same
    PARKING: enter from Lakeview Drive, park in the east lot and follow signs
    NOTE: Performance set up starts at 3:00 pm. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Deanna Swoboda
    COORDINATOR: Dave Ihlenfeld 602-290-0959
  • TOMBSTONE - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 1:00 pm
    LOCATION: Tombstone City Park, 3rd & Allen
    REGISTRATION: 8:30 am, Schieffelin Hall, corner of Fremont and 4th streets
    REHEARSAL: 9:00 am, same
    PARKING: Free in lots and streets
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00.
    CONDUCTOR: Willie Hintze
    COORDINATORS: Liz Manring 520-220-9678, Larry Bowers 520-678-9796

ARKANSAS

  • EL DORADO - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 4:00 pm
    LOCATION: Union County Courthouse, 101 N. Washington St., perform on Jefferson St. side
    REGISTRATION: 12:00 pm, La Bella Delicatesen, 101 E. Main St.
    REHEARSAL: 1:00 pm, Courthouse, inside
    PARKING: downtown area
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00. Special guests: Simon Wilman, Hiram Diaz (US Marine Band): Jeremy McBride (US Army Band): Matthew Shipes (US Airforce Band): Master class after TubaChristmas performance.
    CONDUCTOR: TBD
    COORDINATORS: Erick Wiggins 870-814-0985, Suzanne Wiggins
  • ROGERS - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29 - TIME: 1:00 pm
    LOCATION: Pinnacle Hills Promenade
    REGISTRATION: 10:30 am, Washington JH, 1501 NE Wildcat Way, Bentonville
    REHEARSAL: 11:00 am, same
    PARKING: In large lot to the right of Wildcat Way next to the Coleman Rec. Center
    NOTE: Please bring your own music stand for the performance. Limited TubaChristmas merchandise will be available for purchase at registration. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: TBA
    COORDINATOR: Jared Jones 479-236-3584

CALIFORNIA

  • ANAHEIM, DOWNTOWN DISNEY - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20 - TIME: 1:00 pm
    LOCATION: Downtown Disney in front of ESPN, AMC Theaters
    REGISTRATION: 7:00 am, valet parking lot
    REHEARSAL: 9:00 am, same
    PARKING: Lilo lot, 7:00 am - 4:00 pm. Parking passes at registration.
    NOTE: Bring your own chair and music stand. Decorate your instruments, wear bright festive clothes. "All San Diego County tuba & euphonium players are encouraged to join us at Downtown Disney". Cash only accepted for registration, music etc. Participant registration fee is $10.00. Driving instructions: Northbound - take Ball Road exit, turn right, bear to left turn lane, turn left on Ball Road to Disneyland Drive, turn left, turn right at first signal (Magic Way) "Downtown Disney" parking, turn left. Take parking ticket at gate and turn right into "Lilo" lot. Southbound - take Disneyland Drive exit, continue south to Magic Way and turn right, parking entrance on left, take parking ticket and turn right into Lilo lot. We suggest going on line to facebook address tubachristmasorangecounty and print the registration form, fill it out legibly before arriving to save time when registering. When warming up always face bell away from the "Disneyland Hotel". It is permissible to share music books, no music copies allowed. No entering performance area prior to 12:00 noon, registration badge required to enter. Absolutely no notes played until a downbeat is given by conductor at performance site. Please put all trash in provided containers. Enjoy yourself and others, and spread the word.
    CONDUCTOR: Co-Conductors: Bill Nicholls, Pete Fournier
    COORDINATOR: Marion Anderson 949-533-7203
  • EUREKA/MCKINLEYVILLE - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6
       TIMES: 1:00 pm - Eureka Old Town Gazebo
                    3:00 pm - McKinleyville Shopping Center
    REGISTRATION: DEC. 3, 6:00-7:00 pm, Suny Brae Middle School music room
    REHEARSAL: SAME
    NOTE: Registration/rehearsal is on a different date (DEC. 3), than the concerts. There are TWO Concerts on Sat Dec. 6, 1:00 & 3:00 pm. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Fred Tempas
    COORDINATORS: Fred Tempas 707-822-7917, Joan Tempas 707-845-7075
  • FRESNO - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 12:00 noon
    LOCATION: Manchester Center
    REGISTRATION: 9:30 am, same as concert
    REHEARSAL: 10:30 am, same
    PARKING: anywhere at Manchester Center
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Buddy Heise
    COORDINATOR: Buddy Heise 559-356-9064
  • HUNTINGTON BEACH - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: Downtown, Rocky Mountain Chocolae Factory, 200 Main St, #106
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, Huntington Beach Elks Lodge, 7711 Talbert Ave.
    REHEARSAL: 10:00 am, same
    PARKING: performance: pay to park in Main Promenade Parking Structure, east side of Main St., between Walnut & Olive Sts. ( many merchants/restaurants offer validation for customers), or street parking. Carpooling is encouraged. 200 block of Main St. will be closed to traffic most of the day.
    NOTE: TubaChristmas participant registration fee is $10.00. Outdoor concert. We will be performing as part of the Tree Lighting Ceremony, sponsored by the Downtown Business Improvement District. Chairs provided, bring a music stand. Also there is no space for instrument cases in the performance area. Use gig bag. Decorate your instruments and dress festively. Cash only accepted for registration and music ($20.00 only if you do not have Carols For a Merry TubaChristmas). To save time when registering we suggest e-mailing beforehand to receive a copy of the registration form.
    CONDUCTOR: Dennis Nicolosi
    COORDINATOR: Kevin Elliott 714-625-3190 hbtubachristmas@gmail.com
  • LOS ANGELES - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7 - TIME: 7:00 pm
    LOCATION: Hall of Liberty, Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills, 6300 Forest Lawn Dr.
    REGISTRATION: 3:00 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 4:00 pm, same
    PARKING: free in lots near Hall & on street.
    NOTE: Chairs will be provided, but bring your own music stand if needed. If you can come early, around 2:00 or 2:30, we could use some help setting up chairs on the stage. Then, after the concert, we need to put the chairs away. We'd greatly appreciate any help you can provide in this regard! Since there are no nearby restaurants, we've arranged to have a top-quality catering truck on hand during the break before the concert, so you needn't go hungry! Please enjoy, but remember that no food or drink is allowed inside the hall at any time. Decorate your instruments and wear bright, festive colors. Tell your friends to come join the fun! Long-time TubaChristmas conductor/coordinator Jim Self will make an appearance, so don't miss it! Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Scott Wilkinson
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Jim Self
    COORDINATOR: Scott Wilkinson 818-846-6884
  • SACRAMENTO - 35TH ANNIVERSARY - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 1:00 pm
    LOCATION: CK McClatchy High School Auditorium, 3066 Freeport Blvd.
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, same
    REHEARSAL: 10:30 am, same
    PARKING: Free at school and on street
    NOTE: 150 tuba/euphonium musicians, bring money for lunch by McClatchy Band Boosters. Participant registration fee is $10.00.
    CONDUCTOR: Steve Iwata
    COORDINATOR: Steve Iwata 916-324-9410
  • SANTA BARBARA - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 12:00 noon
    LOCATION: Storke Placita, 700 Block of State St.
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, Santa Barbara City College, west Campus, Band Room DM-105, ocean side of Garvin Theater
    REHEARSAL: 9:30 am, same
    PARKING: City lot #10, Ortega & Anacapa Sts..
    NOTE: TubaChristmas participant registration fee is $10.00. The TubaChristmas performance is preceded by the Christmas Brass Mass group, all brass players welcome.
    CONDUCTOR: Eric Heidner
    COORDINATOR: William D. Rizzi 805-569-5008
  • VENTURA - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7 - TIME: 11:00 am
    LOCATION: Pacific View Mall, Community Plaza (Mills Rd. & Main St.)
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, Pacific View Mall
    REHEARSAL: 9:30 am, same
    PARKING: Registration: NW parking lot (behind Sears Auto Center off of Telegraph Rd.) also any parking structure at the Mall. E-mail for more detailed instructions, address below
    NOTE: Be a part of Ventura's Eighth Annual TubaChristmas! Please bring folding music stand/lyre, wind clips and chairs. Dress festive. Decorate your instruments. Let's make Ventura's Eighth TubaChristmas even bigger and better than last years. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Ken Hoffman
    COORDINATOR: Tim Hansen 805-407-1780 venturatubachristmas@gmail.com

COLORADO

  • COLORADO SPRINGS - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 5:00 pm
    LOCATION: Acacia Park Band Shell
    REGISTRATION: 12:30 pm, First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Cascade Ave.
    REHEARSAL: 1:30 pm, same
    PARKING: Church and local parking available
    NOTE: Please bring folding music stand and your TubaChristmas music book. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Debbie Baker
    COORDINATOR: Sue Walker 719-330-0241
  • DENVER - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21 - TIME: 1:00 pm
    LOCATION: Skyline Park, Arapahoe & E.17th Streets
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, PE/Event Center, Auraria Campus
    REHEARSAL: 10:00 am, same
    PARKING: Tivoli Garage. From Auraria Parkway enter the campus on 9th St. & turn left on Walnut. Enter garage, (on left). From the garage walk past the east side of the Tivoli, continue 1/2 block, and enter the PE/Event Center through the main door to your left.
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Bill Clark
    COORDINATOR: Bill Clark 303-726-4101
  • FORT COLLINS - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: Oak Street Plaza
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, Community of Christ Church, 220 E. Oak St.
    REHEARSAL: 10:00 am, same
    PARKING: street
    NOTE: No pre-registration. Please bring your own music stand. Participant registration fee is $10.00.
    CONDUCTOR: Cecil Gutierrez
    COORDINATOR: James Schafer 970-663-6319

CONNECTICUT

  • FAIRFIELD - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: Trumbull Mall
    REGISTRATION: 8:30 am, Sacred Heart University
    REHEARSAL: 9:00 am, same
    PARKING: SHU campus, follow signs
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Jason Bouchard
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Keith Johnson
    COORDINATORS: Jason Bouchard 860-214-0204, Keith Johnson 203-365-4767
  • OLD SAYBROOK - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 1:00 pm
    LOCATION: Old Saybrook High School, Auditorium
    REGISTRATION: 10:00 am, same, Band Room
    REHEARSAL: 10:30 am, same, Auditorium
    PARKING: ample in school lot near band room
    NOTE: Please bring a music stand as needed. Bring your TubaChristmas music book if you have it from previous years. More will be for sale at registration. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Gary Buttery
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Jeremy Taylor and Ray Smith
    COORDINATOR: Gary Buttery 860-460-7556

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

  • WASHINGTON - WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10 - TIME: 6:00 pm
    LOCATION: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts - Grand Foyer - Millennium Stage
    REGISTRATION: 3:00 pm, Hall of States
    REHEARSAL: 4:00 pm, Grand Foyer
    NOTE: Dress in bright festive colors. Bring a folding music stand/lyre. Please use gig bag, leave cases in car/bus. Chairs provided for participants. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Colonel Bryan Shelburne
    COORDINATORS: Brian Sands 703-913-7720, Dave Bragunier 703-525-3626, Robert Pallansch 703-532-0137, Chris Quade 703-323-1676, Scott Cameron 301-260-9361 , Thomas Phillips HolidayTubas-TubaChristmas 812-824-8833

FLORIDA

  • BOCA RATON - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14 - TIME: 5:00 pm
    LOCATION: Mizner Park Amphitheater
    REGISTRATION: 2:30 pm, same as concert
    REHEARSAL: 3:00 pm, same
    PARKING: free in Mizner Garage Structures
    NOTE: Rain or shine. Dress festively. Bring music stand/lyre and chair. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Dr. Sean Murray
    COORDINATOR: Dr. Sean Murray 561-901-4676
    WEB SITE: www.fau.edu/marchingowls/tubachristmas.php
  • JACKSONVILLE - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: The Jacksonville Landing
    REGISTRATION: 10:00 am, same
    REHEARSAL: 11:00 am, same
    PARKING: at the Landing
    NOTE: Please bring music stands. Decorate your instruments. Rain or shine, inside or out. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Dr. Marc Dickman
    COORDINATOR: Suna Hall 904-269-9819
  • PUNTA GORDA - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20 - TIME: 5:30 pm
    LOCATION: Fisherman's Village, Center Stage
    REGISTRATION: 2:30 pm, Cultural Center, music room, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte, FL
    REHEARSAL: 3:00 pm, same, conference room
    PARKING: Cultural Center lot on Gertrude St. enter in Main Entrance, Conference room on left. Fishermans Village, park on left side if able.
    NOTE: Arrive early at Fishermans Village, it's a long walk down to Center Court. Chairs will be provided for rehearsal and the concert. Bring your own stand and TubaChristmas music book, battery powered music stand, lights, and your instrument. Wear bright clothing. Concert area is outdoors and covered. Please contact coordinator via phone or e-mail,if you plan to perform. Participant registration fee is $10.00.
    CONDUCTOR: DeVere Fader
    COORDINATOR: James Pack 863-214-1483 northportmusic@yahoo.com
  • ROYAL PALM BEACH - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 8:00 pm
    LOCATION: Winter Fest, Royal Palm Beach Commons Park
    REGISTRATION: 4:30 pm, Veterans Park Amphitheatre
    REHEARSAL: same
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: James Yaques
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Paul Destito
    COORDINATORS: Kristopher Ferranti 973-216-5069, Chris Martindale 561-301-4431
  • SANDESTIN/BAYTOWN - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 5:00 pm
    LOCATION: SanDestin Baytown, main stage
    REGISTRATION: 2:00 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 3:00 pm, same
    PARKING: Garage
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Lamar Weathermon
    COORDINATORS: Bob Rockwell, Playground Music 850-830-4775, Hank Rockwell 850-830-1137

GEORGIA

  • ATHENS - WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10 - TIME: 11:30 am
    LOCATION: Athens Classic Center
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, same
    REHEARSAL: 9:30 am, same
    PARKING: Classic Center parking deck (behind Classic Center) $1.00 per hour or $5.00 a day
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00. No personal checks, please. Bring music stand and clothes pins to compensate for wind. Dress in bright festive colors and decorate your instrument.
    CONDUCTOR: Raymond Castleberry
    COORDINATOR: Raymond Castleberry 678-680-3312
  • ATLANTA - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5 - TIME: 12:00 noon
    LOCATION: "Underground Atlanta", Upper/lower Alabama Street
    REGISTRATION: 8:30 am, The Event Loft, look for signs
    REHEARSAL: 9:30 am, same
    PARKING: Public lots/garages
    NOTE: Please use gig bags, leave cases in your car or bus. Dress in festive colors, decorate your instrument. Bring folding stand/lyre and wind clips/clothes pins. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Don Strand
    COORDINATOR: Don Strand 404-915-1480
  • COLUMBUS - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 1:00 pm
    LOCATION: Peachtree Mall, Macy's Court, 3131 Manchester Expressway
    REGISTRATION: 10:00 am, Jordan Vocational H.S., 4200 Howard Ave., band room
    REHEARSAL: same
    PARKING: Park at Macy's end of Mall for shortest walk
    NOTE: Concert is inside closed Mall. Small platform stage. Dress in bright colors. Bring your own music stand to concert. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: TBA
    COORDINATORS: Bill McLaughlin 706-563-4748, Steve Scott 706-315-9117
  • PORTERDALE, 6TH ANNIVERSARY - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14 - TIME: 3:00 pm
    LOCATION: Historic Gym Ampitheater
    REGISTRATION: 1:00 pm, City Hall
    REHEARSAL: 2:00 pm, same, rehearsal hall
    PARKING: free downtown
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00. Call coordinator for further information. Audience please bring folding chairs.
    CONDUCTOR: Alan Fowler
    COORDINATOR: Lowell Chambers 404-787-2319
  • SAVANNAH - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15 - TIME: 2:30 pm
    LOCATION: Savannah Mall
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, Armstrong State University, Fine Arts Building
    REHEARSAL: 9:30 am, same
    PARKING: free
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Michael Hutchinson
    COORDINATORS: Paul Vogel 912-656-8234, Anthony Broadnax, Jr. 912-658-9590

IDAHO

  • BOISE - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 4:00 pm
    LOCATION: Idaho State Capital Rotunda
    REGISTRATION: 12:30 pm, Boise State University, Morrison Center
    REHEARSAL: 1:00 pm, same
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Gregory Springer
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Bill Winkle
    COORDINATOR: Dr. Gregory Springer 601-573-1320
  • NAMPA - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 12:00 noon
    LOCATION: Karcher Mall
    REGISTRATION: 10:00 am, Lone Star Middle School
    REHEARSAL: 10:30 am, same
    PARKING: in front of school
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Ted Carrico
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Dr. William Winkle
    COORDINATOR: Ray James 208-863-1898

ILLINOIS

  • ALGONQUIN - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 3:00 pm
    LOCATION: Algonquin Commons, 1900 S. Randall Road, Mall steps
    REGISTRATION: 1:30 pm, same, empty store
    REHEARSAL: 2:00 pm, same
    PARKING: Algonquin Commons lot
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Luke Overton
    COORDINATOR: Luke Overton 636-543-5668
  • ANTIOCH - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21 - TIME: 7:00 pm
    LOCATION: Faith Lutheran Church, 24300 W. Grass Lake Road
    REGISTRATION: 2:30 pm, Antioch Township Building, 1625 N. Deep Lake Rd., Lake Villa, IL,
    REHEARSAL: 3:00 same
    NOTE: It is very imporant to keep the performance hall clean. Please bring a rag/towel to empty any moisture onto. Bring your own music stand. Participant registration fee is $10.00. Please arrange your transportation to the concert location. Pasta dinner will be provided to musicians between rehearsal and performance. EXTRA NOTE: We will be hosting a clinic on December 14th from 4:00-6:00 pm at the Antioch Township Center. The Clinic is designed for middle school students or under to become familiar with the TubaChristmas music and traditions. Please call or e-mail the coordinator with any questions.
    CONDUCTOR: Paul Hefner
    COORDINATOR: Arlona Schulz 847-209-9121 SequoitTuba@gmail.com
  • BARRINGTON - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 12:00 noon
    LOCATION: ChristKindlFest, 200 S. Cook St. (Cook & Stratton)
    REGISTRATION: 10:00 am, Community Church, 407 S. Grove Avenue
    REHEARSAL: 10:30, same
    PARKING: Church lot or street
    NOTE: Dress in bright festive colors, and if desired decorate your instrument. Participant registration fee is $10.00. Contact coordinator via e-mail if you plan to play. Pizza will be served to paid participants after the performance. For details about TubaChristmas and ChristKindlFest see web address below.
    CONDUCTOR: Randy Karon, Director of Bands, Barrington High School
    COORDINATOR: Suzanne Gibson 847-668-7482
    WEB SITE: www.christkindlfest.com and tubachristmasbarrington@gmail.com
  • CHICAGO - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20 - TIME: 1:00 pm
    LOCATION: Palmer House Hilton, 17 E. Monroe St., Grand Ballroom
    REGISTRATION: 10:00 am, Upper Exhibition Hall, between the 3rd & 4th floors
    REHEARSAL: 11:00 am, same
    NOTE: Please use gig bag and leave instrument case in car/bus. Bring folding music stand/lyre, chairs will be provided. Dress in bright festive colors and if desired decorate your instrument. Participant registration fee is $10.00. ATTENTION ALL PARTICIPANTS AND AUDIENCE: all rooms must be vacated and cleared of personal belongings after the performance. Also only performing participants allowed in rehearsal area. NO EXCEPTIONS! Please be considerate and follow the guidance of the Palmer House security personnel. We respectfully ask the audience to donate a non-perishable food item which will be distributed to the Greater Chicago Food Depository.
    CONDUCTOR: Colonel Bryan Shelburne, Commander U.S. Army Band, (retired)
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: TBA
    COORDINATORS: TubaChristmas-HolidayTubas Thomas Phillips 812-824-8833, Dr. Bernard Dobroski , Gene Pokorny , Brian Frederiksen 847-223-4586
    WEB SITE: TubaChristmas.com
  • FLOSSMOOR, 18TH ANNIVERSARY - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 3:00 pm
    LOCATION: Homewood-Flossmoor High School, 999 Kedzie Ave., Auditorium
    REGISTRATION: 11:30 am, same
    REHEARSAL: 12:30 pm, same
    PARKING: lot NW corner of building
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Sarah Whitlock
    COORDINATOR: Tom Hentschel 708-269-1932
  • GALESBURG - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: Bethel Baptist Church, 1196 N. Academy Street
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, same
    REHEARSAL: 9:45 am, same
    PARKING: Church lot
    NOTE: You will be on your own for lunch. Several restaurants -fast food and otherwise - are within 5 minutes drive from the Church. Bring your own music stands, dress festive, and decorate your instruments if you wish. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Richard Cangro
    COORDINATOR: Gloria Bailey 309-368-2354
  • MOLINE, 23RD ANNIVERSARY - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: South Park Mall, Von Maur Court
    REGISTRATION: 9:15 am, empty store at South Park, details on web address below
    REHEARSAL: 10:00 am, same
    PARKING: Mall, free
    NOTE: Co-Sponsored for the 23rd year by Griggs Music. For more information, go to our website, address below. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Calesia House
    COORDINATOR: Jim Holifield 563-349-7302
    WEB SITE: qctubachristmas.com
  • NAPERVILLE - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6
       TIMES: 11:00 am - U.S. Bank, corner of Washington & Jefferson Streets
                    12:45 pm - Fox Valley Mall, Food Court
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, Community Concert Center (behind U.S. Bank)
    REHEARSAL: 10:00 am, same
    PARKING: Parking Deck south of Concert Center, or around Central Park
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00.
    CONDUCTOR: Ron Keller
    COORDINATOR: Ronald Keller 630-961-0908
  • ROBINSON - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 3:00 pm
    LOCATION: Lincoln Trail College Theater
    REGISTRATION: 1:00 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: same
    PARKING: free
    NOTE: Robinson is on central time. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Yvone Newlin
    COORDINATOR: Jeshua Franklin 618-544-8657 x 1433

INDIANA

  • BLOOMINGTON - 41ST ANNIVERSARY - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29 - TIME: 1:30 pm
    LOCATION: The Showers, City Hall, 401 S. Morton, featuring Harvey Phillips' the TUBASANTAS and HOLIDAYTUBAS
    REGISTRATION: Participation is not open to area tubists/euphoniumists
    NOTE: Co-sponsored by: The Herald Times, Bloomington Parks & Recreation and the Harvey Phillips Foundation. The concert is in conjunction with the Holiday Market 10:00 am - 3:00 pm at the Showers building on Morton St. A special thank you to Downtown Bloomington, Inc. for their hospitality, and the Irish Lion restaurant where a mini concert will be presented to their patrons after the concert at the Showers. During the Showers concert volunteers will again ask for donations to the Salvation Army Christmas fund, from a penny to whatever you can afford.
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Norlan Bewley
    COORDINATORS: TubaChristmas, HolidayTubas - Thomas Phillips 812-824-8833, Dan Perantoni 812-336-8513
  • ELKHART - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7 - TIME: 2:30 pm
    LOCATION: Lerner P.A.C., Downtown
    REGISTRATION: 11:00 am, same
    REHEARSAL: 12:00 pm, same
    PARKING: lot North of the Lerner (across the street) entrance is on the north side of the Lerner
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00.
    CONDUCTOR: Steve Allen
    COORDINATOR: Philip E. Penn 574-293-5819
  • EVANSVILLE - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14 - TIME: 7:00 pm
    LOCATION: Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 624 S. Green River Road
    REGISTRATION: 5:30 pm, University of Evansville, Music Building, 1800 Lincoln Ave. band room
    REHEARSAL: 5:45 pm, same
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Dr. Kenneth Steinsultz
    COORDINATOR: James A. Allison 812-480-6123
  • FT. WAYNE - WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26 - TIME: 5:15 pm
    LOCATION: The Community Center, 233 W. Main St., outdoor performance
    REGISTRATION: 3:00 pm, 1st Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Wayne St., indoors
    REHEARSAL: 4:00 pm, same
    PARKING: 1st Presbyterian Chuch lot corner of Wayne & Ewing until after performance. See note.
    NOTE: Performance is less than a block from rehearsal, so vehicles will not need to be moved, but all cases, etc. will need to be put in vehicles after rehearsal. Bring music stands. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: TBA
    COORDINATORS: Don Shively 260-667-7991, Eli Arnold 260-497-7198
  • INDIANAPOLIS - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7 - TIME: 3:00 pm
    LOCATION: Indiana Arts Garden, Circle Center - Downtown
    REGISTRATION: 12:30 pm, Barnes & Thornburg, 11 S. Meridian St., 5th floor auditorium
    REHEARSAL: 1:00 pm, same
    PARKING: Street & garages; If you park in the garage next to Barnes & Thornburg park as close to street level as possible.
    NOTE: Use front doors of 11 S. Meridian, you will be directed to registration/rehearsal. After rehearsal it is a short walk to the Artsgarden. If you wish, decorate your instruments and dress festively. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Dan Bolin
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Host: Dean Barnhard - Barnes & Thornburg
    COORDINATORS: Thomas Phillips-TubaChristmas-HolidayTubas 812-824-8833 or 812-360-8833, Jim Williams 317-738-4732, Tony Kniffin
  • MUNCIE - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 4:30 pm
    LOCATION: Muncie Mall, Granville Ave. & McGalliard Rd.
    REGISTRATION: 12:00 pm, Ball State University, 1850 W. Riverside Ave., Band Room, Music Instruction Bldg., room 152
    REHEARSAL: 1:30 pm, same
    PARKING: Rehearsal: free & unrestricted at BSU garage south of Music Instruction Bldg.-- Performance: Mall lot
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Mark Mordue
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Roger McConnell
    COORDINATOR: Mark Mordue 765-288-1213
  • VALPARAISO - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7 - TIME: 3:15 pm
    LOCATION: Valparaiso University Chapel of the Resurrection, 1600 Chapel Drive
    REGISTRATION: 1:00 pm, (cst) same as concert
    REHEARSAL: 2:15 pm, same
    PARKING: free on campus
    NOTE: Valparaiso is on Central Standard time. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Jeffrey Doebler
    COORDINATOR: Jeffrey Doebler 219-464-5087
  • WEST LAFAYETTE - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12 - TIME: 7:00 pm
    LOCATION: Purdue University, Loeb Playhouse
    REGISTRATION: 5:30 pm, eastern time, St . Thomas Aquinas, 535 West State St. Newman Room
    REHEARSAL: 6:00 pm, same
    PARKING: Marsteller Garage adjacent to St. Thomas Aquinas
    NOTE: Bring your own music stand. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Professor Jay Gephart
    COORDINATOR: Ishbah Cox 615-415-4326

IOWA

  • AMES - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 12:00 noon
    LOCATION: First United Methodist Church, 516 Kellogg Avenue
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, same
    REHEARSAL: 10:00 am, same
    PARKING: available at the Church
    NOTE: Please bring a music stand. Dress festively and decorate your instrument. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Michael Golemo
    COORDINATOR: Michael Golemo 515-291-9341
  • CEDAR RAPIDS - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: Public Library, downtown
    REGISTRATION: 10:00 am, First Presbyterian Church
    REHEARSAL: 10:30 am, same
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00. Visit web address below for more details.
    CONDUCTOR: TBA
    COORDINATOR: Jim Engelbach 319-533-0433
    WEB SITE: www.crtubachristmas.com
  • ESTHERVILLE - THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4 - TIME: 6:00 pm
    LOCATION: Estherville Hotel & Suites, 2008 Central Ave.
    REGISTRATION: 4:30 pm, Estherville Chamber, 620 1st Ave. S.
    REHEARSAL: 5:00 pm, same
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Laura Giebler
    COORDINATORS: Lexie Ruter 712-362-3541, Steve Danielson 712-362-4667
  • MASON CITY - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 1:00 pm
    LOCATION: Southbridge Mall, Center Court
    REGISTRATION: 10:00 am, Mason City High School, bandroom
    REHEARSAL: 10:30 am, same
    PARKING: School lot and Mall
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Jeffrey Kirkpatrick
    COORDINATOR: Jeffrey Kirkpatrick 641-220-2967
  • SPENCER, 17TH ANNIVERSARY - MONDAY, DECEMBER 1 - TIME: 6:00 pm
    LOCATION: Bogenrief Studio, 21 West 5th St.
    REGISTRATION: 5:00 pm, Pizza Ranch Restaurant, 528 N. Grand
    REHEARSAL: 5:15 pm, same
    PARKING: Lot behind Pizza Ranch
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00.
    CONDUCTOR: Alan Berdahl
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Kurt Schwarck
    COORDINATOR: Robert L. (Bob) Rose 712-262-7246

KANSAS

  • GARDEN CITY - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 3:00 pm
    LOCATION: Grant Avenue, Downtown
    REGISTRATION: 12:30 pm, Garden City Community College, band room
    REHEARSAL: 1:00 pm, same
    PARKING: College lot
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Dr. James McAllister
    COORDINATOR: Dr. James McAllister 620-276-9544
  • HIAWATHA, 21ST ANNIVERSARY - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20 - TIME: 12:00 noon
    LOCATION: Brown County Courthouse Hiawatha
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, same
    REHEARSAL: 10:00 am, same
    PARKING: Ample around Court House
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: David Reiter
    COORDINATOR: Gerald Speidel 785-742-2297
  • INDEPENDENCE - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23 - TIME: 3:30 pm
    LOCATION: Steps of Memorial Hall
    REGISTRATION: 12:00 pm, Independence Community College, Fine Arts Building, Band Room
    REHEARSAL: 1:00 pm, same
    PARKING: Rehearsal: Inge Lot. Performance: downtown
    NOTE: TubaChristmas concert precedes the Christmas Parade that starts from Memorial Hall at 5:30 p.m. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Bridget Carson
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Michelle Rutherford
    COORDINATOR: Bridget Carson 508-725-6168
  • IOLA - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7 - TIME: 4:00 pm
    LOCATION: Bowlus Fine Arts Center, Main stage
    REGISTRATION: 1:30 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 2:00 pm, same
    PARKING: small parking area behind the Bowlus, also a Church lot across the street
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Ted Clous
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Dr. Claudio Re, Bethany College
    COORDINATOR: Ted Clous 620-228-2306
  • MANHATTAN - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 5:30 pm
    LOCATION: Town Center Mall
    REGISTRATION: 3:00 pm, Kansas State University, McCain Auditorium, room 201
    REHEARSAL: 3:30 pm, same
    PARKING: Free at both locations
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Steven Maxwell
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Chris Richmond
    COORDINATOR: Steven Maxwell 816-820-4158
  • SALINA - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 12:30 pm
    LOCATION: Central Mall
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, Kansas Wesleyan University -Pioneer Hall basement
    REHEARSAL: 9:30 am, same
    PARKING: Free College lot, on Cloud Street
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: William McMosley
    COORDINATORS: Ron McWilliams 785-218-2785, Ann MCWilliams 785-342-4133
  • WICHITA - TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9 - TIME: 6:30 pm
    LOCATION: Century II Convention Hall, NW corner entrance
    REGISTRATION: 5:00 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 6:00 pm, same
    PARKING: metered parking west side of Century II complex.
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00. TubaChristmas concert serves as a prelude to the Wichita Symphony Family Holiday concert - players are welcome to stay and attend the Symphony concert.
    CONDUCTOR: TBA
    COORDINATOR: Phillip C. Black 316-641-0124

KENTUCKY

  • LEXINGTON - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 11:00 am
    LOCATION: Triangle Park
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School
    REHEARSAL: 9.30 am, same
    PARKING: Across the street next to Church; Paid parking available at Church.
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Lawrence Banks
    COORDINATOR: Mark Flores 859-494-5421
  • LOUISVILLE - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14 - TIME: 4:00 pm
    LOCATION: Atrium at 4th Street Live
    REGISTRATION: 12:00 noon, same, near Atrium (on Street)
    REHEARSAL: 2:00 pm, same, Tavern Hall, 2nd Floor
    PARKING: street parking free on Sunday. Fourth Street Live, garage on 5th St. between Muhammad Ali and Liberty.
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00. The TubaChristmas performance is part of Louisville's 40 Nights of Lights.
    CONDUCTOR: TBD
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: TBD
    COORDINATOR: Curtis Moss 502-633-6279

LOUISIANA

  • ALEXANDRIA - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 3:00 pm
    LOCATION: Alexandria Mall Center Court
    REGISTRATION: 12:00 pm, Pineville High School, band room
    REHEARSAL: 12:30 pm, same
    PARKING: Mall lot by food court entrance
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Ernest Bott Jr.
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Local Band Directors
    COORDINATORS: Ernie Bott 318-346-4855, Karl Carpenter 318-442-8990
  • LAFAYETTE - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12 - TIME: 7:00 pm
    LOCATION: Noel Acadien ou Village
    REGISTRATION: 2:30 pm, UL Lafayette, Angelle Hall
    REHEARSAL: 3:00, same
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Elizabeth Turner
    COORDINATOR: Elizabeth Turner 985-870-4751
  • NEW ORLEANS - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 6:00 pm
    LOCATION: New Orleans Sheraton Downtown, 500 Canal St.
    REGISTRATION: 2:00 pm, Holy Cross High School, 5500 Paris Ave., 3rd floor of School Gym
    REHEARSAL: 2:30 pm, same
    PARKING: School, student lot, Prentiss Ave/Perlita St.. Perf., around hotel or valet park
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00. 4:30-6:00 pm we will try to grab a bite to eat as a group...TBA.
    CONDUCTOR: Corey Bostic
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Matthew J. Hedrick IV
    COORDINATOR: Matt Hedrick 504-390-9152

MAINE

  • FREEPORT - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: Freeport High School, Performing Arts Center
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, same, band room
    REHEARSAL: 10:00 am, same as concert
    PARKING: lot to the rear of school
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Eric D. Anderson
    COORDINATOR: Eric D. Anderson 207-318-8541

MARYLAND

  • ANNAPOLIS - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20 - TIME: 3:00 pm
    LOCATION: St. Annes Church, Church Circle
    REGISTRATION: 11:00 am, same, Parish Hall
    REHEARSAL: 12:00 pm, same
    PARKING: see web address below for details
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: J. Ernest Green
    COORDINATOR: Jarrod Williams 410-693-0671
    WEB SITE: jwtuba.com
  • BALTIMORE, 31ST ANNIVERSARY - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 3:30 pm
    LOCATION: Harborplace Amphitheatre
    REGISTRATION: 1:00 pm Maryland Science Center, Key Highway entrance
    REHEARSAL: 2:00 pm, same as registration
    PARKING: Garages near Harborplace
    NOTE: Please leave cases in car. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Jim Wharton
    COORDINATORS: Lisa M. Schultze 443-990-1391, Ed Goldstein 410-484-5200, Jim Wharton 410-887-0808, Brian Frazier 443-340-4340
  • BEL AIR - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21 - TIME: 5:00 pm
    LOCATION: Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main St.
    REGISTRATION: 2:30 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 3:00 pm, same
    PARKING: street, and public lot one block away
    NOTE: Bring: several friends to either play or listen, a music stand, dress festively and decorate your instrument. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Randy Harrison
    COORDINATOR: Randy Harrison 410-391-7832
  • FREDERICK - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29 - TIME: 12:00 noon
    LOCATION: Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St.
    REGISTRATION: 9:30 am, same as concert
    REHEARSAL: 10:00 am, same
    PARKING: Court Street Garage, or street
    NOTE: Bring music stand, decorate instrument, and wear festive clothing. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Jay Gibble
    COORDINATOR: Patsy Ensminger 301-602-5041
  • SOLOMONS - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21 - TIME: 4:00 pm
    LOCATION: Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, Alexander Lane
    REGISTRATION: 1:15 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 2:00 pm, same
    PARKING: Lot behind Historic Church
    NOTE: Please bring a folding music stand. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: TBA
    COORDINATOR: William White 443-975-4421

MASSACHUSETTS

  • AYER - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: Ayer Town Hall, 1 Main St.
    REGISTRATION: 10:00 am, same
    REHEARSAL: 10:30 am, same
    PARKING: on surrounding streets and behind Town Hall
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00. Lunch provided to participants by Ayer Business Association.
    CONDUCTOR: Tom Reynolds
    COORDINATOR: John L. Breyer 978-502-1197
  • BOSTON - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: Plaza between Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, Medford Council on Aging, 101 Riverside Avenue, Medford
    REHEARSAL: 10:00 am, same
    PARKING: REG/REH: City lot across street, right before 101 Riverside Ave. PERF: info furnished at rehearsal
    NOTE: Regstration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Michael S. Milnarik
    COORDINATOR: Michael S. Milnarik 617-314-7539
    WEB SITE: www.bostontubachristmas.com
  • SPRINGFIELD - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: South Congregational Church, 45 Maple St.
    REGISTRATION: 11:00 am, same
    REHEARSAL: 11:30 pm, same
    PARKING: Church lot
    NOTE: Lunch will be provided for participants and volunteers. Festive attire requested. Please bring a music stand. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Carol Bobbin
    COORDINATOR: Roger Burnett 413-250-8805
    WEB SITE: pvtubachristmas@gmail.com

MICHIGAN

  • DETROIT - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20 - TIME: 3:00 pm
    LOCATION: Central United Methodist Church, 23 E. Adams
    REGISTRATION: 12:30 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 1:30 pm, same
    PARKING: free, adjacent to Church
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Markita Moore
    COORDINATORS: James N. Bull 313-928-2950, Sponsor: Central United Methodist Church 313-965-5422
  • ENGADINE - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: Engadine High School, Gymnasium
    REGISTRATION: 12:30 pm, same, band room
    REHEARSAL: 12:45 pm, same
    PARKING: at School
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Mr. JR Clark
    COORDINATOR: Bob Bowser 810-335-5704
  • GRAND RAPIDS - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14 - TIME: 3:00 pm
    LOCATION: Fountain Street Church, 24 Fountain NE
    REGISTRATION: 12:30 pm, same, Mezzanine
    REHEARSAL: 1:00 pm, same, Chapel
    PARKING: GRCC structure across Fountain. Discount pass available at registration.
    NOTE: One of the most beautiful and acoustic venues in town! Concert will include a performance by an instant quartet, and the Fat TUBASday Mardi Gras strolling performers. Also need a small group to arrive by 11:30 am to play the Church service postlude at noon. Pizza & fellowship at 12:30 pm. Enter through front doors, drop your instrument in the Chapel, proceed to mezzanine for pizza. Participants are welcome to lead a number. Please wear "concert brights," no jeans. Visit website below. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Matt Palmieri & friends
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Open Podium
    COORDINATOR: Karen Dunnam 616-304-8306
    WEB SITE: www.home.earthlink.net/~gr-tubachristmas/details.htm
  • HOWELL - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 1:30 pm
    LOCATION: Howell Carnegie Library. 314 W. Grand River, steps
    REGISTRATION: 11:30 am, Presbyterian Church, 323 W. Grand River
    REHEARSAL: 12:00 pm, same
    PARKING: Church lot
    NOTE: Performance is across the street from rehearsal. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Dale Marzewski
    COORDINATORS: Dale Marzewski 517-230-6500, Scott Richardson 517-404-6269
  • JACKSON - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: Jackson Symphony, 215 W. Michigan Ave.
    REGISTRATION: 11:00 am, same
    REHEARSAL: 11:30 am, same
    PARKING: Downtown, street and lots
    NOTE: Indoor concert, music stands provided, also light lunch provided for participants. Participant registration fee is $10.00. Master class at 10:00 am.
    CONDUCTOR: Dr. William Waterman
    COORDINATOR: John Fenton 517-914-3670
  • ROCHESTER HILLS - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 1:00 pm
    LOCATION: Oakland University, Varner Recital Hall
    REGISTRATION: 9:30 am, same
    REHEARSAL: 10:00 am, same
    PARKING: outside Varner Recital Hall
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Dr. Ken Kroesche
    COORDINATOR: Randy Safford 248-670-0176
  • WHITE LAKE - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: Bogie Lake Greenhouse, 1525 Bogie Lake Rd.
    REGISTRATION: 10:30 am, Lakeland High School, 1630 Bogie Lake Rd., Band Room
    REHEARSAL: 11:00 am, same
    PARKING: Both venues
    NOTE: Lunch on site 12:30-1:30 pm. Chairs and stands provided. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Corey Jahlas
    COORDINATORS: Kenneth P. Jameson 810-931-2249, Corey Jahlas 248-891-2266

MINNESOTA

  • AUSTIN - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 2:30 pm
    LOCATION: Oak Park Mall
    REGISTRATION: 11:00 am, same, Just for Kicks, look for signs
    REHEARSAL: same
    PARKING: Mall lot
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Brad Mariska
    COORDINATOR: Nancy Schnable 507-437-4563
  • BEMIDJI - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23 - TIME: 5:00 pm
    LOCATION: Bemidji High School
    REGISTRATION: 1:30 pm. Bemidji High School
    REHEARSAL: 2:00 pm, same
    PARKING: Open parking in High School Lot
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Dr. Curtis Olson
    COORDINATOR: Janet Brademan 218-444-5606
  • MANKATO - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29 - TIME: 1:00 pm
    LOCATION: Madison East Center
    REGISTRATION: 10:30 am, same
    REHEARSAL: 11:00 am, same
    PARKING: ample
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Edwin Stock
    COORDINATOR: Edwin Stock 507-304-2915
  • MARSHALL - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12 - TIME: 7:30 pm
    LOCATION: SMSU Fine Arts Theater
    REGISTRATION: 6:00 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 6:30 pm, same
    PARKING: in front of Fine Arts Theater, see web address below
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: David Peterson
    COORDINATOR: David Peterson 732-407-7973
    WEB SITE: www.smsu.edu/maps
  • MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, 27TH ANNIVERSARY - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7 - TIME: 4:00 pm
    LOCATION: Central Presbyterian Church, 500 Cedar St., St. Paul
    REGISTRATION: 1:30 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 2:30 pm, same
    PARKING: see web address below
    NOTE: Minneapolis/St. Paul is on central time. Bring a music stand if needed. Decorate instrument and self. See web address below for directions and parking info. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Carol Jensen
    COORDINATOR: Carol Jensen 612-788-3516
    WEB SITE: www.cpcstpaul.org/directions.html
  • NORTHFIELD - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 3:00 pm
    LOCATION: St. Olaf College, Buntrock Commons
    REGISTRATION: 12:00 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 1:00 pm, same
    PARKING: free in lot near Buntrock Commons
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00. Enjoy other events during our famous Christmas Festival weekend.
    CONDUCTOR: Paul Niemisto
    COORDINATORS: Paul Niemisto 612-308-6857, Tim Wells 507-786-3119

MISSISSIPPI

  • OXFORD - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 12:00 noon
    LOCATION: University of Mississippi, Nutt Auditorium
    REGISTRATION: 8:00 am, same
    REHEARSAL: 9:00 am, same
    PARKING: in lots on the east & south sides of the music building, and across the street near the Ford Center.
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Micah Everett
    COORDINATOR: Micah Everett 662-701-0642

MISSOURI

  • CAPE GIRARDEAU - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: Westfield Shopping Plaza
    REGISTRATION: 12:00 pm, Cape Central High School, Band Room
    REHEARSAL: 12:30 pm, same
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Billy Keys
    COORDINATOR: Billy Keys 573-275-1709
  • KANSAS CITY - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5 - TIME: 12:00 noon
    LOCATION: Kauffman Center for Performing Arts, Helzberg Hall
    REGISTRATION: 9:30 am, Lobby
    REHEARSAL: 10:30 am, Hall
    PARKING: Arts District Garage
    NOTE: Kansas City has 2 performance dates, Dec 5th & 8th. Pre-registration is required to perform at these events. Please visit web site below for registration form and contact Owen Craig at 816-218-2609 to register. Participant registration fee is $10.00.
    CONDUCTOR: Scott Watson
    COORDINATOR: Stephanie Brimhall, KC Symphony 816-218-2639
    WEB SITE: www.kcsymphony.org
  • KANSAS CITY - MONDAY, DECEMBER 8 - TIME: 12:00 noon
    LOCATION: Kauffman Center for Performing Arts, Helzberg Hall
    REGISTRATION: 9:30 am, Lobby
    REHEARSAL: 10:30 am, Hall
    PARKING: Arts District Garage
    NOTE: Kansas City has 2 performance dates, Dec. 5th & 8th. Pre-registration is required to perform at these events. Please visit web site below for registration form and contact Owen Craig at 816-218-2609 to register. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Scott Watson
    COORDINATOR: Stephanie Brimhall, KC Symphony 816-218-2639
    WEB SITE: www.kcsymphony.org
  • SPRINGFIELD - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22 - TIME: 7:15 pm
    LOCATION: Park Central Square, 157 Park Central Square, Pavillion
    REGISTRATION: 4:00 pm, same, Fox Theater
    REHEARSAL: 4:30 pm, same
    PARKING: Free in lots north of the Square, follow signs.
    NOTE: In case of inclement weather, concert will be held at Fox Theater. Chairs and music stands provided for the first 50 performers. Don't forget to bring your own TubaChristmas music book if you have it, battery powered lights and decorations for your instrument. Please call or e-mail coordinator if you plan to perform. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Jenifer Jester
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Various
    COORDINATOR: Jennifer Jester 417-988-7312 tubachristmasspringfieldmo@yahoo.com
  • ST. LOUIS - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: Saint Louis Galleria, Macy's Court
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, Brentwood School District Conference Center, 1201 Hanley Industrial Court, Brentwood
    REHEARSAL: 9:30 am, same
    PARKING: Please carpool to the Galleria
    NOTE: Bring a music stand. Prizes for best decorated instruments. Dress festively. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Jeremy Knudtson
    COORDINATOR: Jeremy Knudtson 314-971-9125

MONTANA

  • GREAT FALLS - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5 - TIME: 6:00 pm
    LOCATION: Times Square
    REGISTRATION: 4:30 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 5:15 pm, same
    PARKING: in rear of Times Square
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Jeff Skogley
    COORDINATOR: Phil Burton 406-899-9982
  • KALISPELL - MONDAY, DECEMBER 15 - TIME: 7:00 pm
    LOCATION: Kalispell Center Mall
    REGISTRATION: 3:30 pm, Flathead High School Band Room
    REHEARSAL: 4:00 pm, same
    PARKING: Gym lot corner of 8th st. & 5th Ave. W.
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Allen Slater
    COORDINATOR: Allen Slater 406-270-1696
  • MISSOULA - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12 - TIME: 7:00 pm
    LOCATION: Southgate Mall Clock Court
    REGISTRATION: 3:30 pm, Sentinel High School, band room
    REHEARSAL: 4:00 pm, same
    PARKING: Lot off Bancroft St. - blue building on left
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Gary Gillett
    COORDINATOR: Gary Gillett 406-241-8616

NEBRASKA

  • KEARNEY - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 12:00 noon
    LOCATION: UNK Fine Arts Recital Hall
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, same, lobby
    REHEARSAL: 9:30 am, recital hall
    PARKING: free in lot north of Fine Arts Bldg.
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00. Prizes for best decorated and best dressed.
    CONDUCTOR: Seth Fletcher
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Duane Bierman and Brian Alber
    COORDINATOR: Seth Fletcher 308-216-1054
  • OMAHA - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: Joslyn Art Museum, 20th & Dodge St., Witherspoon Hall
    REGISTRATION: 12:00 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 12:30 pm, same
    PARKING: Joslyn lot
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Graig Fuller
    COORDINATOR: Nate Griffith 402-980-6121

NEVADA

  • LAS VEGAS - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: Town Square
    REGISTRATION: 10:00 am, University of Nevada Las Vegas, BMC 160
    REHEARSAL: 10:30 am, same
    PARKING: parking lot
    NOTE: Please bring your own music stand, feel free to dress festively and decorate your instrument. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Jeff McCracken
    COORDINATOR: Leanne Stamp 702-759-3309
  • RENO - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 3:00 pm
    LOCATION: Wilbur D. May Museum at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
    REGISTRATION: 12:30 pm, same as performance
    REHEARSAL: 1:00 pm, same
    PARKING: Free on site
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Gary Robert Buchanan
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: David Bugli
    COORDINATOR: Todd DeVito 775-297-1654

NEW HAMPSHIRE

  • CLAREMONT - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21 - TIME: 3:00 pm
    LOCATION: Claremont Opera House (COH)
    REGISTRATION: 11:30 am, Atrium
    REHEARSAL: 12:00 pm, Stage
    PARKING: adjacent to COH Square & lot accross the street
    NOTE: Several restaurants located 1/2 block from COH with TC discounts. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Louie J. Barbosa
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: TBD
    COORDINATORS: Louie J. Barbosa 603-690-5929, Jason Farrell 603-867-9400
  • COLEBROOK - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20 - TIME: 1:00 pm
    LOCATION: Trinity United Methodist Church, Bridge St.
    REGISTRATION: 10:30 am, same as concert
    REHEARSAL: 11:00 am, same
    PARKING: On street or Church lot
    NOTE: Bring music stand and wear festive Holiday red and green. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Douglas Nelson
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: TBA
    COORDINATOR: Douglas Nelson 603-352-3360
  • KEENE - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7
       TIMES: 1:00 pm - Keene State College Student Center
                    1:00 pm - KSC Student Center (Mabel Brown Room)
    REGISTRATION: 10:30 am, same as concert
    REHEARSAL: 11:00 am, same
    PARKING: Madison Street lot off Winchester or Elliot Hall off Wyman Way
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00.
    CONDUCTOR: James Chesebrough
    COORDINATORS: James Chesebrough 603-745-3902, James Chesebrough 603-358-2193
  • NEW LONDON - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: Colby-Sawyer College, Wheeler Hall
    REGISTRATION: 10:30 am, same as concert
    REHEARSAL: 11:00 am, same
    PARKING: on campus
    NOTE: Bring a music stand. Participant registration fee is $10.00.
    CONDUCTOR: P. Aarne Vesilind
    COORDINATOR: P. Aarne Vesilind 603-526-6011
  • PLAISTOW - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: Timberlane Regional Performing Arts Center, 40 Greenough Rd.
    REGISTRATION: 10:30 am, same as concert
    REHEARSAL: 11:00 am, same
    PARKING: Free on site
    NOTE: Pizza served for lunch after rehearsal. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: William Metevier
    COORDINATORS: Anthony DiBartolomeo 603-382-6541 X 3980, Lynn Mastorakos 603-382-6541 X 3980
  • WOLFEBORO - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: All Saint's Episcopal Church, 258 S. Main St.
    REGISTRATION: 9:30 am, same as concert
    REHEARSAL: 10:00 am, same
    PARKING: Church lot
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00. This is an indoor concert with a large audience.
    CONDUCTOR: Nancy Donahue
    COORDINATORS: Joe Ewing 603-569-3861, Nancy Donahue 603-247-1703

NEW JERSEY

  • ASBURY PARK - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 6:00 pm
    LOCATION: Convention Hall Building, 1300 Ocean Ave., on the Boardwalk, Grand Arcade under the tree
    REGISTRATION: 3:00 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 4:00 pm, Convention Hall
    PARKING: any parking lot across from the building, and metered street parking
    NOTE: Please e-mail coordinator, address below, if you plan to play so there is an accurate head count. See you there. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Micki Stukane
    COORDINATOR: Victoria Laurence 732-895-3289 vlaurence@mmrs.com
  • BELVIDERE - WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 24 - TIME: 5:00 pm
    LOCATION: Warren County Courthouse Steps, 413 2nd Street
    REGISTRATION: 3:30 pm, Belvidere United Methodist Church, 219 Hardwick Street
    REHEARSAL: 4:00 pm, same
    PARKING: Many parking areas around the Square
    NOTE: We will perform on the steps of the Warren County Courthouse unless there is inclement weather in which case we will be in the Church. More information on web address below. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Joshua E. Long
    COORDINATOR: Becky Long 610-588-1884
    WEB SITE: www.artmusicemporium.com
  • MIDDLETOWN - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7 - TIME: 6:00 pm
    LOCATION: MiddleTown Arts Center, 36 Church St.
    REGISTRATION: 4:30 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 5:00 pm, same
    PARKING: MiddleTown Train Station, free.
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Mr. Joseph Lawlor
    COORDINATOR: Joseph Lawlor 732-787-4067
    WEB SITE: www.middletownarts.org
  • PRINCETON - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 1:00 pm
    LOCATION: Inside Princeton Market Fair Mall, 3535 US Highway 1
    REGISTRATION: 10:30 am, same
    REHEARSAL: 11:30 am, same
    PARKING: around Mall as available
    NOTE: Bring a music stand, chair/stool (if needed), and wear your TubaChristmas/Holiday clothing. Gig bag recommended, leave cases in car. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Dr. Jerry Rife
    COORDINATORS: Ronald M. Taglairino 609-213-7704 rontaglairino@gmail.com, Dr. Jerry Rife rife@rider.edu
  • WOODSTOWN - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14 - TIME: 7:30 pm
    LOCATION: Woodstown H.S. Auditorium
    REGISTRATION: 5:00 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 6:00 pm, same
    PARKING: High School lot
    NOTE: Bring music stand and TubaChristmas music book. Festive dress. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Ron Miller
    COORDINATOR: Jim Ludlam 856-935-5601

NEW MEXICO

  • LAS CRUCES - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20 - TIME: 12:00 noon
    LOCATION: Downtown Mall, Rio Grand Theater
    REGISTRATION: 8:00 am, NMSU Music Building
    REHEARSAL: 9:00 am, same, band room
    PARKING: Concert: park near White's Music Box on Water St.
    NOTE: Bring a music stand. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Dr. William Clark
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Mr. John Schutz
    COORDINATOR: Dr. Allan Kaplan 575-532-5605

NEW YORK

  • BINGHAMTON - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 1:00 pm
    LOCATION: Oakdale Mall at JC Penney
    REGISTRATION: 12:00 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: same
    PARKING: Mall lot
    NOTE: Please bring a music stand. Dress brightly. Leave cases in vehicle. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Robert Smith
    COORDINATOR: David Smith 607-754-1285
  • CORNING/ELMIRA - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6
       TIMES: 2:00 pm - Corning Museum of Glass
                    5:00 pm - Sparkle of Christmas
    REGISTRATION: 11:30 am, Corning YMCA
    REHEARSAL: same
    PARKING: both venues
    NOTE: New rehearsal and performance time. All participants must register at the YMCA front desk for insurance purposes. The TubaChristmas performance is at the Corning Museum of Glass Holiday Open House. Free admission to the museum. Free pizza and soda for all participants. If there are enough interested players, we will play at Sparkle of Christmas on Market St. from 5 to 6 p.m. Wear warm festive colors and decorate your instrument. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: TBD
    COORDINATORS: James Ellison 607-207-6135, Mary Olson 607-742-8164 corningtubachristmas@gmail.com
  • NEW YORK CITY - 41ST ANNIVERSARY-HOLIDAYTUBAS - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14 - TIME: 3:30 pm
    LOCATION: "The Rink at Rockefeller Center"
    REGISTRATION: 11:30 am, Rockefeller Center loading/delivery area. Enter northside of 50th Street (between 5th & 6th Avenues), east of Radio City Music Hall stage door, down ramp
    REHEARSAL: 12:30 pm, same
    PARKING: nearby garages/street
    NOTE: Please use gig bag, leave case at home, in your car or bus. Wear warm, (outside concert) bright festive clothing. Bring folding music stand/lyre and wind clips/clothes pins. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Christian Wilhjelm, former conductor of the Goldman Memorial Band
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: TBA
    COORDINATORS: Michael Salzman 516-942-0889, Elsie Richardson 914-273-2254, Gary Press 347-229-2264, Thomas or Carol Phillips "TubaChristmas" 812-824-8833
  • POTSDAM - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 4:00 pm
    LOCATION: United Methodist Church, 26 Main St.
    REGISTRATION: 12:30 pm, same as concert
    REHEARSAL: 1:00 pm, same
    PARKING: Main Street Municipal lot, and lot behind Key Bank
    NOTE: Players bring music stand dress festively and decorate your instrument. Audience be ready to sing along. Concert is free for audience...we will be accepting donations for local charity. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: TBA
    COORDINATOR: Marylee Ballou, Potsdam Chamber of Commerce 315-274-9000
  • QUEENSBURY - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20 - TIME: 3:00 pm
    LOCATION: Aviation Mall
    REGISTRATION: 12:00 pm, Queensbury High School, 409 Aviation Rd.
    REHEARSAL: 12:15 same
    PARKING: Front lot past the main campus entrance
    NOTE: I-87 to exit 19, head west on Aviation Rd. School is the second building on the right. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Ronald Lyke
    COORDINATOR: David Margison 518-796-2639
  • ROCHESTER, 32ND ANNIVERSARY - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20 - TIME: 3:00 pm
    LOCATION: Hochstein Performance Hall, 50 N. Plymouth Ave.
    REGISTRATION: 12:00 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 1:00 pm, same
    PARKING: see our website
    NOTE: For more information see web page. Participant registration fee is $10.00.
    CONDUCTOR: Glenn K. Call
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Jeremy Stoner
    COORDINATOR: Jeremy Stoner 585-509-2596 rochestertubachristmas@gmail.com
    WEB SITE: rochestertubachristmas.org
  • STONE RIDGE - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 3:00 pm
    LOCATION: SUNY Ulster, Clinton Hall
    REGISTRATION: 12:00 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 1:00 pm, same
    PARKING: Campus lot
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00.
    CONDUCTOR: Vic Izzo
    COORDINATOR: Chris Earley 845-688-1949
  • WILLIAMSVILLE/BUFFALO AREA - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 7:00 pm
    LOCATION: Eastern Hills Mall, 4545 Transit Rd., Concourse next to food court
    REGISTRATION: 4:30 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 5:00 pm, same
    PARKING: Mall lot , Sears entrance
    NOTE: Bring music stand. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: John Kresse
    COORDINATORS: Andrea Mansfield 716-969-5004, Pauline Emilson , Bud Lowery

NORTH CAROLINA

  • BOONE - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7 - TIME: 1:30 pm
    LOCATION: Boone Mall
    REGISTRATION: 8:30 am, Appalachian State University, Broyhill Music Center, Room 119
    REHEARSAL: 9:30 am, same
    PARKING: Music building or lot across the street, free
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Brian Bergin
    COORDINATOR: Brian Bergin 828-278-9729
  • COLUMBUS, 17TH ANNIVERSARY - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 1:30 pm
    LOCATION: Polk County H.S. Auditorium, Rt. 108E
    REGISTRATION: 9:30 am, same
    REHEARSAL: 10:00 am, same
    PARKING: School lot
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Dr. Michael Schallou
    COORDINATOR: Manfred Walter 828-894-0197
  • FAYETTEVILLE - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28 - TIME: 4:00 pm
    LOCATION: Hay Street United Methodist Church - Sanctuary, 320 Hay Street
    REGISTRATION: 1:00 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 1:30 pm, same
    PARKING: Streets and Church lots
    NOTE: TubaChristmas participant registration fee is $10.00. After the performance which concludes at 5:00 pm, participants will have time to enjoy other Dickens Holiday events. A Dickens Holiday offers a variety of family friendly activities along Hay Street, (from 1:00 pm until 9:00 pm), such as a candle light procession led by Queen Victoria.
    CONDUCTOR: Benjamin Edwards
    COORDINATOR: David P. Edwards, Jr. 910-818-9861
  • PEMBROKE - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5 - TIME: 7:30 pm
    LOCATION: Givens Performing Arts Center
    REGISTRATION: 7:00 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: no prior rehearsal
    PARKING: free parking next to GPAC
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Dr. Joanna Hersey
    COORDINATOR: Dr. Joanna Hersey 910-384-5700

NORTH DAKOTA

  • GRAND FORKS - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: Grand Cities Mall, 1726 South Washington St.
    REGISTRATION: 10:00 am, University of North Dakota, Hughes Fine Arts Center
    REHEARSAL: 11:00 am, same
    PARKING: adjacent to Hughes Fine Arts Cener
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Joel Pugh
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: James Popejoy
    COORDINATOR: Joel Pugh 218-556-5452

OHIO

  • AKRON - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20
       TIMES: 12:00 noon - E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall
                    2:30 pm - E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall
    REGISTRATION: 8:30 am, same, Lobby
    REHEARSAL: 9:30 am, same, Stage
    PARKING: E.J. Thomas parking deck & lot, & north parking deck
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00.
    CONDUCTOR: Tucker Jolly
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Robert Jorgensen, Christopher Blaha
    COORDINATOR: Tucker Jolly 330-923-9586
  • ASHLAND - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 11:00 am
    LOCATION: Hugo Young Theater
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, same
    REHEARSAL: 9:20 am, same
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Dr. Scott Garlock
    COORDINATOR: Scott Garlock 419-908-8858
  • CANTON - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14 - TIME: 4:00 pm
    LOCATION: Church of the Lakes, 5944 Fulton Dr.
    REGISTRATION: 2:00 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 2:30 pm, same
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00.
    CONDUCTOR: Larry Clapper
    COORDINATOR: Dennis Smith 330-499-6626
  • CIRCLEVILLE - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23 - TIME: 3:00 pm
    LOCATION: Pickaway Co. Courthouse Steps
    REGISTRATION: 12:30 pm, Pumpkin Show Building, 159 E. Franklin St.
    REHEARSAL: 1:00 pm, same
    PARKING: Streets, and Lutheran and Presbyterian Church lots
    NOTE: Awards to youngest and oldest performers. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Gary Tirey
    COORDINATOR: Lowell Buitendorp 740-474-4668
  • CLEVELAND - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30 - TIME: 5:30 pm
    LOCATION: First Baptist Church of Greater Cleveland, 3630 Fairmount Blvd.
    REGISTRATION: 2:00 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 2:30 pm, same
    PARKING: lot behind Church
    NOTE: New location: Pre-registration requested. Please see our website, address below. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Keith Wilkinson
    COORDINATOR: Jim McIntyre 330-730-2058
    WEB SITE: www.tubachristmas-cleveland.org
  • COLUMBUS -32ND ANNIVERSARY - MONDAY, DECEMBER 15
       TIMES: 5:30 pm - Capital University, Mees Auditorium
                    7:30 pm - Capital University, Mees Auditorium
    REGISTRATION: 2:00 pm, lobby
    REHEARSAL: 3:15 pm, stage
    PARKING: free on campus
    NOTE: TubaChristmas music books and merchandise will be available, cash, or check only with ID. Performers are encouraged to play BOTH concerts. Please bring a music stand, wear bright festive colors. We will be partnering with the Mid-Ohio Food Bank. Participants and audience, if you are able, please bring non-perishable food items. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Tony Zilincik
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Gary Tirey, James Swearingen
    COORDINATOR: Tony Zilincik 614-330-0128 tzilinci@capital.edu
  • LORAIN - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: Lorain Palace Civic Center
    REGISTRATION: 10:00 am, same, lobby
    REHEARSAL: 11:00 am, same, stage
    PARKING: free public parking nearby
    NOTE: Please decorate your instrument, also please bring a music stand. Lunch provided for participants. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Dale Hildebrand
    COORDINATOR: Dale A. Hildebrand 440-506-5714
  • MARIETTA - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 4:00 pm
    LOCATION: Marietta College Campus, McDonough Auditorium
    REGISTRATION: 1:00 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 1:30 pm, same
    PARKING: Herman Fine Arts Center
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00.
    CONDUCTOR: Marshall C. Kimball
    COORDINATOR: Marshall C. Kimball 740-525-6456
  • TIFFIN - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30 - TIME: 6:00 pm
    LOCATION: Heidelberg University, Ohl Recital Hall
    REGISTRATION: 2:00 pm, Brenneman Music Hall
    REHEARSAL: 3:00 pm, Ohl Recital Hall
    PARKING: adjacent campus lots, free
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Joel Shonkwiler
    COORDINATOR: Joel Shonkwiler 614-746-2551
  • WILMINGTON - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29 - TIME: 5:00 pm
    LOCATION: The Murphy Theater, 50 W. Main St.
    REGISTRATION: 2:00 pm, Theater lobby
    REHEARSAL: 3:00 pm, same, stage
    PARKING: on side streets or behind the Murphy
    NOTE: TubaChristmas is in conjunction with the HoliDazzle Illuminated Parade. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Tony Zilincik
    COORDINATORS: Cindy Shivers 937-382-8558, Sarah Shivers 937-382-8558
  • WOOSTER - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 12:00 noon
    LOCATION: Wooster High School, 515 Oldman Rd.
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, same
    REHEARSAL: 10:00 am, same
    PARKING: use west lot
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Doug Bennett
    COORDINATOR: Steve Thornton 330-464-3927

OREGON

  • PORTLAND - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 1:30 pm
    LOCATION: Pioneer Courthouse Square, 701 SW 6th Avenue
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, Portland State University, 1825 SW Broadway, Smith Ballroom, 3rd floor
    REHEARSAL: 10:00 am, same
    PARKING: Rehearsal-street/PSU garage. Event-10th and Yamhill Smart Park garage
    NOTE: NEW registration /rehearsal space. Please come to the Smith Memorial Student Union at PSU, take the elevator to the 3rd floor to the Ballroom. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Charles Bolton
    COORDINATOR: Maren Jones 503-223-1613

PENNSYLVANIA

  • BEAVER - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28 - TIME: 4:00 pm
    LOCATION: Quay Park, 3rd & Beaver
    REGISTRATION: 2:00 pm, First Presbyterian Church, 252 College Ave.
    REHEARSAL: 2:30 pm, same
    PARKING: limited at Church and on streets
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00. A Parade for those able to march will be held at 6:00 pm, after the concert. Outdoor venues so rain, snow or shine dress accordingly and festively.
    CONDUCTOR: Bill DiBenedetto
    COORDINATOR: Alexander Andres 724-312-0914
  • BLOOMSBURG - WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3 - TIME: 7:30 pm
    LOCATION: Bloomsburg University, 400 East Second St., Haas Center for the Arts, Mitrani Hall
    REGISTRATION: 5:00 pm, same, lobby
    REHEARSAL: 5:30 pm, same
    PARKING: two lots surrounding Haas Center for the Arts, validation is not enforced after 5:00 pm
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Michael Parker
    COORDINATOR: Michael Parker 410-499-0175
  • EASTON - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28 - TIME: 8:00 pm
    LOCATION: Centre Square, Northampton & 3rd Streets
    REGISTRATION: 6:00 pm, Lexus Pop-up Display, 18 Centre Square
    REHEARSAL: 6:30 pm, same
    PARKING: Many areas on street and garage, 1 South Third St.
    NOTE: We are playing right at 8:00 pm after the awards ceremony and count down to the Peace Candle being lit. We will be in place by 7:45 pm, rain or shine. More information on web address below. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Joshua E. Long
    COORDINATOR: Becky Long 610-588-1884
    WEB SITE: www.artmusicemporium.com
  • ERIE - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 1:00 pm
    LOCATION: McGarvey Commons, Reed Union Bldg., Penn State Erie
    REGISTRATION: 8:30 am, Reed Union Building Wintergarden
    REHEARSAL: 9:30 am, McGarvey Commons
    PARKING: lots adjacent to Reed Bldg. and Erie Hall
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Gary Viebranz
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: J.C. Sherman
    COORDINATOR: Gary Viebranz 814-898-6289
  • HERSHEY - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19 - TIME: 7:30 pm
    LOCATION: Hershey Church of the Nazarene, 986 E. Governor Rd.
    REGISTRATION: 5:30 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 6:00 pm, same
    PARKING: Church lot
    NOTE: Complimentary dinner after rehearsal for participants. Please bring a music stand, dress in festive colors and decorate your instrument. Prizes!!! Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: TBA
    COORDINATORS: Douglas Beatty 717-798-1993, Timothy Beatty 717-798-1992
  • INDIANA - WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10 - TIME: 7:00 pm
    LOCATION: Indiana Mall
    REGISTRATION: 4:00 pm, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Cogswell Hall, Room 121
    REHEARSAL: 5:00 pm, same
    PARKING: Park on 3rd or 4th floor of garage located at corner of Papermill & Oakland Ave.
    NOTE: Please bring a music stand. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Zach Collins
    COORDINATOR: Zach Collins 724-422-7617
  • LANSDALE - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: Railroad Plaza, Main Street
    REGISTRATION: 12:30 pm, Fairmount Fire Company, 100 Vine Street and Sesquehanna Ave.
    REHEARSAL: 1:00 pm, same
    PARKING: Use Lansdale Library lot.
    NOTE: Outdoor concert. In case of inclement weather, registration, rehearsal and performance will be held at St. John's UCC, 500 W. Main St. Dress warm, bring a music stand. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Chuck Neidhardt and Bret Mascaro
    COORDINATOR: Chuck Neidhardt 215-813-9648
  • NEW FREEDOM - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29 - TIME: 6:45 pm
    LOCATION: Town Square
    REGISTRATION: 5:00 pm, 2 W. Main St
    REHEARSAL: 5:30 pm, same
    PARKING: Municipal lot - High Street
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Sean McOmber
    COORDINATORS: G. Robert Gotwols 717-881-9966, John Lanehart 717-870-1356
  • PITTSBURGH - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 3:30 pm
    LOCATION: inside the Washington Crown Center Mall, 1500 West Chestnut St., (Washington, PA) in front of Macy'
    REGISTRATION: 12:15 pm, inside mall, TBA, view map at web address below
    REHEARSAL: 12:45 same
    NOTE: Please bring a music stand, and decorate your instruments for the season! Participant registration fee is $10.00.
    CONDUCTOR: Dr. James Gourlay, internationally acclaimed tuba soloist and director of the River City Brass Band.
    COORDINATOR: Aaron Booz 412-212-8808 aaronbooz@gmail.com
    WEB SITE: www.shopwashingtoncrown.com/directory
  • READING - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 7:00 pm
    LOCATION: Scottish Rite Cathedral, Valley of Reading, 310 S. Seventh Ave., West Reading
    REGISTRATION: 5:00 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 6:00 pm, same
    PARKING: Free
    NOTE: Bring music stand. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Chuck Runkle
    COORDINATOR: Bryan Snyder 484-721-8998
    WEB SITE: www.valleyofreading.org
  • STROUDSBURG - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 7:00 pm
    LOCATION: Courthouse Square, 7th and Main Street in the circle next to the Pocono Inne Town Hotel
    REGISTRATION: 4:00 pm, Pocono Inne Town, 700 Main St.
    REHEARSAL: 6:00 pm, same
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Mr. Lance Rauh
    COORDINATOR: Joseph King 570-972-8586
  • WAYNESBURG - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12 - TIME: 7:30 pm
    LOCATION: Goodwin Performing Arts Center
    REGISTRATION: 5:00 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 5:30 pm, same
    PARKING: free on city street behind GPAC
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Ronda DePriest
    COORDINATOR: Dr. Ronda DePriest 724-833-3665
  • WILLIAMSPORT, 26TH ANNIVERSARY - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: Lycoming Mall, Center Court
    REGISTRATION: 12:15 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 1:00 pm, same
    PARKING: Lots available
    NOTE: Dress festively and bring a music stand. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Richard Coulter
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: TBD
    COORDINATORS: Richard Coulter 570-974-1501, Bill Ciabattari 570-321-4096

SOUTH CAROLINA

  • GREENVILLE - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 11:30 am
    LOCATION: UBS Ice on Main at Courtyard Marriott, Downtown
    REGISTRATION: 8:30 am, Daniel Music Building at Furman University
    REHEARSAL: 9:00 am, same
    PARKING: Adjacent to the music building. Enter campus through main gate off SC Highway 276 (Poinsett Highway). You will receive downtown parking instructions at the rehearsal.
    NOTE: Please bring a wire music stand. Dress festively and warmly! Performance will be outdoors at the open-air skating rink the only one of its kind in Upstate South Carolina - adjacent to the Courtyard Marriott. Join us this year at Ice on Main as we bring a little Christmas cheer from Rockefeller Plaza to the Upstate. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Mark E. Britt
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: David Stern
    COORDINATORS: Mark E. Britt 864-230-1695, David Stern 864-231-2127
    WEB SITE: www.iceonmain.com/SpecialEvents.aspx
  • NEWBERRY - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 4:30 pm
    LOCATION: Newberry College, Alumni Music Building, 2100 College St., Recital Hall
    REGISTRATION: 2:00 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 2:30 pm, same
    PARKING: beside music building or along Luther Street
    NOTE: AMC is beside cemetery & football stadium. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Janet Long
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Bill Long
    COORDINATORS: John A. Fulmer 803-924-8480, Bill Long 803-321-9004

SOUTH DAKOTA

  • ABERDEEN - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13
       TIMES: 12:00 noon - Lakewood Mall
                    1:15 pm - Wal-Mart
                    2:00 pm - Shopko
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, Northern State University, Jerde Hall
    REHEARSAL: 10:00 am, same
    PARKING: Barnett Center lot
    NOTE: Contest and prizes for best Christmas costume and best decorated instrument. Participant registration fee $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Boyd Perkins
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: James Seeber
    COORDINATORS: Boyd Perkins 605-626-2497, James Seeber 805-225-3769
  • RAPID CITY - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7 - TIME: 12:00 noon
    LOCATION: Rushmore Mall, Food Court
    REGISTRATION: 8:45 am, SD School of Mines, band room
    REHEARSAL: 9:30 am, same
    PARKING: rear of band building and Mall lots.
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Dave Mitchell
    COORDINATORS: Mike Mathews 605-342-8889, Bernie Peterson
  • SIOUX FALLS - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 1:00 pm
    LOCATION: LifeScape, 2501 W. 26th St.
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, Augustana College Humanities Concourse
    REHEARSAL: 10:00 am, same, Leland Lillehaug rehearsal room
    PARKING: Humanities lot
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Alan Berdahl
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Rolyn Beaird
    COORDINATOR: Alan Berdahl 605-610-8822

TENNESSEE

  • CHATTANOOGA - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30 - TIME: 6:45 pm
    LOCATION: Rock City--Lookout Mountain, GA
    REGISTRATION: 4:30 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 5:00 pm, same
    PARKING: free at the Park
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00. Please bring a music stand or lyre. Free admission and parking at Rock City. For more information check web address below.
    CONDUCTOR: Kenyon Wilson
    COORDINATOR: Kenyon Wilson 423-425-4620
    WEB SITE: www.kenyonwilson.com
  • ETOWAH - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 7:00 pm
    LOCATION: Gem Theatre
    REGISTRATION: 3:00 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 3:45 pm, same
    PARKING: On street around Theatre
    NOTE: Bring music stand/lyre. Christmas colors for you and your instrument. Food available nearby. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: TBD
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: TBD
    COORDINATORS: Ruth Sowers 423-920-4700, LaMone Rose 423-263-3270
    WEB SITE: www.gemplayers.com
  • GALLATIN - TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2 - TIME: 7:00 pm
    LOCATION: First United Methodist Church, 149 W. Main St.
    REGISTRATION: TBA
    REHEARSAL: TBA
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Phil Waters
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Winston Morris
    COORDINATORS: Angela Burnside 615-451-5961, Rosemary Bates 615-946-0822, Brenda Reed 615-452-1671, Jim Hawkins 4615-268-4419
  • HARRIMAN - 26TH ANNIVERSARY - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 11:45 am
    LOCATION: Harriman High School - James Williamson Auditorium
    REGISTRATION: 9:30 am, same
    REHEARSAL: 10:00 am, same
    PARKING: School lot, free
    NOTE: Bring your music stand/lyre. Festive dress. Participant registration fee is $10.00.
    CONDUCTOR: Sande MacMorran
    COORDINATOR: Joseph H. Williams, D.D.S. 865-882-3446
  • KINGSPORT - MONDAY, DECEMBER 22 - TIME: 7:00 pm
    LOCATION: Kingsport Town Center (Ft. Henry Mall)
    REGISTRATION: 5:00 pm, Ross N. Robinson Middle School, band room
    REHEARSAL: 5:30 pm, same
    PARKING: Reg/Reh: in front of Robinson. Performance: The Mall is across the street. Park near and enter through the main Mall entrance between Belk and Sears
    NOTE: Black pants, festive shirts. Wear your TubaChristmas apparel. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Hunter Mullins
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: TBD
    COORDINATOR: Hunter Mullins 423-723-9132
  • MARTIN - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7 - TIME: 3:00 pm
    LOCATION: UT Campus, Blankenship Recital Hall
    REGISTRATION: 12:00 pm, same, Lobby
    REHEARSAL: 1:00 pm, recital hall
    PARKING: free at Fine Arts Building lot
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Bill Waterman
    COORDINATOR: Bill Waterman 785-218-8138
  • NASHVILLE - TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16
       TIMES: 11:00 am - First Baptist Church, 108 7th Ave. South, Sanctuary
                    12:30 pm - Same
    REGISTRATION: 8:30 am, same, Fellowship Hall in basement
    REHEARSAL: 9:30 am, same, Sanctuary
    PARKING: free for participants and audience in lot behind the Church
    NOTE: Take I-65/I-40 to Broadway exit, toward downtown, to 7th. Turn right just past 7th in to basement driveway to unload instruments. Participant registration fee is $10.00.
    CONDUCTOR: Garnett R. Davis
    COORDINATORS: Garnett R. Davis 615-952-4513 / cell 615-714-0247, Nancy Holland 615-419-2837
  • PULASKI - MONDAY, DECEMBER 15 - TIME: 7:00 pm
    LOCATION: First United Methodist Church, 200 West Jefferson St., Northwest corner of Public Square
    REGISTRATION: 4:00 pm, same as concert
    REHEARSAL: 5:15 pm, same
    PARKING: street parking at Church & public square.
    NOTE: Dress festive, bring a music stand and a friend. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Bill Wiseman
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: TBA
    COORDINATOR: Bill Wiseman 931-363-7479

TEXAS

  • AMARILLO - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 3:00 pm
    LOCATION: Westgate Mall east end, near Sears
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, Amarillo H.S., band room. 4225 Danbury (near 45th & Bell Streets)
    REHEARSAL: 9:30 am, same
    PARKING: East side of the Mall near Sears
    NOTE: Pizza buffet lunch provided for participants courtesy of the Jim Hutson Agency. Wear bright Christmas colors. Participant registration fee is $10.00.
    CONDUCTOR: Mr. Jim Hutson
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Mr. Jim Paslay
    COORDINATOR: Pat Daniel 806-676-9434
  • AUSTIN - MONDAY, DECEMBER 22 - TIME: 12:00 noon
    LOCATION: Texas State Capitol Building, South Steps
    REGISTRATION: 9:30 am, First United Methodist Church, Rec. Center, NW corner, 13th & Lavaca
    REHEARSAL: 10:30 am, same
    PARKING: meters around State Capitol complex, do not use Church lot
    NOTE: Concert will be performed standing. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Geno Gottschall
    COORDINATOR: Geno Gottschall 512-750-3469
  • BRENHAM - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5 - TIME: 8:00 pm
    LOCATION: Court House Square
    REGISTRATION: 5:00 pm, Blinn College, Machat Music Building, band hall
    REHEARSAL: 6:00 pm, same
    PARKING: Free street and available lots
    NOTE: Complimentary pizza supper after rehearsal for participants. Recognition of oldest and youngest performer and performer traveling greatest distance. Participant registration fee is $10.00.
    CONDUCTOR: Larry Campbell
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: TBA
    COORDINATOR: Larry Campbell 979-836-4037
  • BRYAN - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21 - TIME: TBA
    LOCATION: In front of the Carnegie Library, 111 S. Main St.
    REGISTRATION: Clara B. Mounce Public Library, 201 E. 26th St., Time: TBA
    REHEARSAL: same
    PARKING: Roy Kelly Garage, E. 27th & Regent Ave.
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00. Carnegie Library is one block north of park. TubaChristmas is part of downtown Christmas tree lighting ceremony at Gloria Stephen State Park (open late)
    CONDUCTOR: James Hejl
    COORDINATORS: Peggy Noynaert 979-209-5622 or 979-204-1339, Larry Koeninger 979-209-5600
  • COMMERCE - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 12:30 pm
    LOCATION: Downtown on the Square
    REGISTRATION: 10:15 am, Texas A & M, Band Hall
    REHEARSAL: 10:45 am, same
    PARKING: free
    NOTE: Decorating contest. Participant registration fee $10.00
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Don Little
    COORDINATORS: Jeff Baker 469-417-9404, Cassidy Baker 940-594-2366
  • EDINBURG - RIO GRAND VALLEY - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: UTPA Field House.
    REGISTRATION: 8:45 am, same
    REHEARSAL: 9:30 am, same
    NOTE: Bring your own music stand, leave cases in car/bus. Guest artist Matt Murchison. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Jim Egger and Scott Roeder
    COORDINATORS: Scott Roeder 432-770-4355, Jim Egger 956-369-4310
  • HOUSTON, 35TH ANNIVERSARY - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20 - TIME: 12:00 noon
    LOCATION: Market Street, The Woodlands, TX
    REGISTRATION: 8:30 am, The Woodlands Christian Church, (Disciples of Christ) 1202 N. Millbend, Spring, TX
    REHEARSAL: 9:30 am, same
    PARKING: Performance: Gold lot at Woodlands
    NOTE: Tuba-Euphonium decorating contest with prizes. Bring a music stand and chair. Also bring a sousaphone and help spell Merry TubaChristmas. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Co-Conductors: Henry Howey, Robert Daniel
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Lauren Veronie Curran
    COORDINATORS: Henry Howey 936-577-0092, Robert Daniel 281-292-3355
  • KEMAH - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 4:00 pm
    LOCATION: Kemah Boardwalk - Fountain Plaza
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, Seabrook Intermediate School
    REHEARSAL: 9:30 am, same
    PARKING: Come early. Parking is $8.00 - $10.00 depending on location and will be limited due to the large crowd.
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00. Bring chair and music stand for performance. Large crowd for boat parade that day. Free all day amusement ride pass for all TubaChristmas participants
    CONDUCTOR: Dan Randolph
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Robert Baker/Dean Muths
    COORDINATOR: Dan Randolph 832-547-1123
  • KILLEEN - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12 - TIME: 7:00 pm
    LOCATION: Killeen Mall - JC Penny Court
    REGISTRATION: 5:00 pm, The Band Room (music store), 212 W. Memorial Blvd., Harker Heights, TX
    REHEARSAL: 5:30 pm, same
    PARKING: Free
    NOTE: Refreshments served before rehearsal. Bring a music stand. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Paul Fellows
    COORDINATORS: Paul Fellows 512-734-2098, The Band Room 254-699-2263
  • LUBBOCK - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7 - TIME: 3:00 pm
    LOCATION: TTU School of Music, Hemmle Recital Hall, 18th and Boston
    REGISTRATION: 12.30 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 1:30 pm, same
    PARKING: R-11 Band lot, 18th St. & Boston Ave., free
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Kevin Wass
    COORDINATOR: Kevin Wass 806-438-0392

UTAH

  • LOGAN - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 5:30 pm
    LOCATION: Logan LDS Tabernacle
    REGISTRATION: 10:00 am, Logan High School, band room
    REHEARSAL: 12:00 pm, Logan LDS Tabernacle
    PARKING: Plenty at both locations
    NOTE: If possible, bring your own music stand. Participant registration fee is $10.00.
    CONDUCTOR: TBA
    COORDINATOR: Trevor N. Teuscher 435-213-9091

VERMONT

  • BRATTLEBORO - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14 - TIME: 3:00 pm
    LOCATION: First Congo Church, 808 Western Avenue
    REGISTRATION: 1:00 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 1:30 pm, same
    PARKING: lot adjacent to Church
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Steven Rice
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Bruce Corwin
    COORDINATORS: Bruce Corwin 802-254-4157, Steven Rice
  • BURLINGTON - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 1:00 pm
    LOCATION: Corner of College and Church Street
    REGISTRATION: 10:00 am, Fletcher Free Library, 235 College St., Fletcher Room
    REHEARSAL: 10:15 am, same
    PARKING: Free on street
    NOTE: Please bring a music stand and your music, Carols for a Merry Tubachristmas. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Carolyn Keck
    COORDINATOR: Bill Keck 802-558-4181

VIRGINIA

  • BLACKSBURG - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5 - TIME: 6:00 pm
    LOCATION: Henderson Lawn Stage
    REGISTRATION: 3:00 pm, Virginia Tech., Department of Music, Squires Student Building room 243
    REHEARSAL: 4:00 pm, same
    PARKING: Kent Square garage, 207 Draper Rd.
    NOTE: If you plan to attend and play please e-mail coordinator, address below. 5:15 pm to 6:00 pm dinner will be provided for the musicians. Pizza, hot chocolate, coffee and water. Participant registration fee is $10.00.
    CONDUCTOR: Dr. Jay Crone
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Dr. David Ball, Dir. of Bands & Asst. Prof. at Concord Univ. & Va.Tech Alum
    COORDINATORS: Elizabeth Crone 540-998-5972 ecrone@vt.edu, Laureen Blakemore 540-808-7550
  • CHESAPEAKE - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14 - TIME: 4:00 pm
    LOCATION: Oscar Smith High School Auditorium
    REGISTRATION: 1:00 pm, same, band room
    REHEARSAL: 1:30 pm, same
    PARKING: free next to OSHS football stadium
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Stan Hoskin, Colonel US Army, (Retired)
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: TBD
    COORDINATORS: Stan Hoskin, Colonel, US Army, Retired 757-558-8923 or cell 757-663-1958 stan.hoskin@cpschools.com, Jack Elgin 757-548-0696
  • FREDERICKSBURG - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7 - TIME: 3:00 pm
    LOCATION: Spotsylvania Towne Centre, Food Court
    REGISTRATION: 1:00 pm, same, back of Food Court
    REHEARSAL: 1:30 pm, same
    PARKING: Food Court is on the east end of the mall near Sears.
    NOTE: Please wear festive clothing. Consider leaving instrument cases in your vehicle. Feel free to decorate your instrument. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Sara Speer
    COORDINATORS: Rebecca Atkinson 540-840-4113, George & Diane Speer 540-752-6652, Ed Atkinson 540-840-8021 cell
  • NEWPORT NEWS - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7 - TIME: 3:00 pm
    LOCATION: Ferguson Center for the Arts, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Lobby
    REGISTRATION: 1:15 pm, same, rehearsal hall room A-183
    REHEARSAL: 1:30 pm, same
    PARKING: free at the venue
    NOTE: See web address below for more details. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Doug Minerd, composer, arranger
    COORDINATOR: T. Dru Stowe - MurSto Productions 757-880-0226
    WEB SITE: www.santabones.com/tubachristmas.htm

WASHINGTON

  • KENNEWICK-TRI-CITIES, KENNEWICK, PASCO, RICHLAND - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 3:00 pm
    LOCATION: Kennewick Carousel of Dreams
    REGISTRATION: 10:00 am, Southridge High School, Kennewick
    REHEARSAL: 10:30 am, same
    PARKING: Reg/Reh: North side of Southridge HS, near band room, may have to use main or west lot, and walk ..... Performance: Carousel of Dreams
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: John Owens
    COORDINATOR: Mark Armstrong 509-308-2675
  • SEATTLE - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 4:30 pm
    LOCATION: Seattle Center - TBD
    REGISTRATION: 12:00 pm, Seattle Pacific University
    REHEARSAL: 12:30 pm, same
    PARKING: come early free at SPU
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Danny Helseth
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Stephen Abeshima
    COORDINATORS: Ryan Schultz , Stephen Abeshima 408-805-4712
    WEB SITE: www.spu.edu/info/maps/documents/spu_campusmap12.pdf/
  • SILVERDALE - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20 - TIME: 3:00 pm
    LOCATION: Silverdale Waterfront Park
    REGISTRATION: 12:30 pm, Silverdale Lutheran Church
    REHEARSAL: 1:00 pm, same
    PARKING: Onsite at both locations
    NOTE: Concert is outside in an open shelter. Wear warm clothing, it's chilly near the water. Bring a music stand. A battery-operated stand light may be useful. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Jas Linford
    COORDINATOR: David Fox 360-874-7432
  • TACOMA, GREATER SEATTLE - TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2 - TIME: 7:00 pm
    LOCATION: University of Puget Sound, Rotunda, Wheelock Student Center
    REGISTRATION: 5:00 pm, Schneebeck Hall, lobby
    REHEARSAL: 5:30 pm, Schneebeck Hall
    PARKING: free, come early
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: TBA
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Stephen Abeshima
    COORDINATORS: Ryan Schultz , Stephen Abeshima 408-805-4712
    WEB SITE: www.pugetsound.edu/about/campus--the-northwest/campus-map

WEST VIRGINIA

  • CHARLESTON - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: Charleston Town Center Mall, Macy's Court
    REGISTRATION: 10:00 am, Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1600 Kanawha Blvd, at Elizabeth St.
    REHEARSAL: 10:30 am, same
    PARKING: Plenty at Church - Several garages at Mall
    NOTE: Please bring your own music stand. Participant registration fee is $10.00.
    CONDUCTOR: Dick Stockton
    COORDINATOR: Phil Melick 304-342-2852
  • HARPERS FERRY, 31ST ANNIVERSARY - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7 - TIME: 1:00 pm
    LOCATION: Downtown Harpers Ferry
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, Town Hall, Washington St. next to Fire House
    REHEARSAL: 9:30, same
    PARKING: at Town Hall and along street
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Rick Reaves
    COORDINATOR: Rick Reaves 540-338-3298
  • HUNTINGTON - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: Huntington Mall
    REGISTRATION: 10:00 am, Marshall University, Smith Music Hall, band room
    REHEARSAL: 11:00 am, same
    PARKING: accross 3rd Avenue
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00.
    CONDUCTOR: Dr. Adam Dalton
    COORDINATOR: George Palton 859-533-2816
  • SHEPHERDSTOWN - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20 - TIME: 1:00 pm
    LOCATION: McMurran Hall, Corner German & King Streets, front steps
    REGISTRATION: 10:00 am, Reynolds Hall, 109 N. King St.
    REHEARSAL: 10:30 am, same
    PARKING: Shepherd University Campus, free
    NOTE: If inclement weather concert will be in Reynolds Hall. Bring music stand, decorate with Christmas theme. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Dr. Scott Hippensteel
    COORDINATORS: Kathleen Corpus 620-339-6330 or 304-876-5318, Keith Alexander 304-876-5668

WISCONSIN

  • APPLETON - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5 - TIME: 7:00 pm
    LOCATION: Fox Valley Lutheran High School, 5300 N. Meade St.
    REGISTRATION: 4:00 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 5:00 pm, same
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: James Neujahr
    COORDINATOR: Jim Jensen 920-850-2633
  • MENOMONIE - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7 - TIME: 4:00 pm
    LOCATION: Alliance Church, 502 21st Street North
    REGISTRATION: 2:15 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 2:45 pm, same
    PARKING: free at the Church
    NOTE: Please bring your own music stand, decorate your instruments, and dress festively. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Kim Johns
    COORDINATORS: Carroll D. Rund, M.D. 715-235-3914, Anita & Jessica Keeler 715-235-6404, Bill Baldwin 715-268-7474
  • STEVENS POINT - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12 - TIME: 7:30 pm
    LOCATION: University of Wisconsin, Noel Fine Arts Center, Michelsen Hall
    REGISTRATION: 4:30 pm, same
    REHEARSAL: 5:00, pm, same
    PARKING: South of Fine Arts Center - lot R
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Patrick Lawrence
    COORDINATOR: Patrick Lawrence 715-498-9913

WYOMING

  • JACKSON - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 - TIME: 12:00 noon
    LOCATION: National Museum of Wildlife Art
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, Center for the Arts, 240 S. Glenwood
    REHEARSAL: 9:30 am, same
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Don Cushman
    COORDINATOR: Heinz Walter 307-733-0618
  • SHERIDAN - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20 - TIME: 1:30 pm
    LOCATION: Holiday Inn Atrium
    REGISTRATION: 9:15 am, Sheridan Wesleyan Church, 404 W. Brundage Lane
    REHEARSAL: 9:30 am, same
    PARKING: see note
    NOTE: Directions rehearsal: From intersection of Big Horn Ave. and Brundage Lane, go west, toward the airport. The Church is about 1/4 mile on the left. Park in the lower lot. Use the large double doors on the east side of the building. Participant registration fee is $10.00
    CONDUCTOR: Richard Parmer
    COORDINATORS: Ariel Downing 307-751-2303, Dale Hoffmann 307-751-5826

INTERNATIONAL

  • BASEL, SWITZERLAND - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21 - TIME: 4:00 pm
    LOCATION: Marktplatz Basel
    REGISTRATION: 1:30 pm, Probelokal Polizeimusik, Spiegelhof, Spiegelgasse 6, Basel
    REHEARSAL: same
    PARKING: Storchen Parking, park in Kantonsspital
    NOTE: TubaChristmas event in Basel is supported by Musikgesellschaft Concordia Allschwil. Participant registration fee is $10.00 U.S.
    CONDUCTOR: Rolf Herter
    COORDINATOR: Alexandra Dill 0041-797-185980
  • BRANDON, MB CANADA - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29 - TIME: 2:00 pm
    LOCATION: Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba
    REGISTRATION: 9:30 am, Brandon University School of Music
    REHEARSAL: 10:30 am, same
    PARKING: Free at School, and in the Town Centre Parkade
    NOTE: Please bring a music stand, dress festive, decorate your instrument. Lunch is on your own. Participant registration fee is $10.00 U.S.
    CONDUCTOR: Aaron Wilson
    COORDINATOR: Aaron Wilson 336-420-6654
  • SAN RAMON DE ALAJUELA, COSTA RICA - THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11 - TIME: 7:00 pm
    LOCATION: Central Park Band Shell (tentative)
    REGISTRATION: 4:00 pm (tentative)
    REHEARSAL: same
    PARKING: Anywhere downtown San Ramon
    NOTE: ALL INFORMATION IS TENTATIVE. Keep checking the tubachristmas.com web page for updates, also call or e-mail coordinator, address below. Participant registration fee is $10.00 U.S.
    CONDUCTOR: Manuel Alpizar
    COORDINATORS: John C. Buford 815-669-6701 jcbuford@aol.com, or Costa Rica 011-506-8530-6828
  • VICTORIA, BC, CANADA 36TH ANNIVERSARY - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - TIME: 1:00 pm
    LOCATION: Market Square, 560 Johnson St.
    REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, UVic, MacLaurin Building, B Wing, Room BO 37
    REHEARSAL: 9:30 am, same
    PARKING: UVic lot E is a paid lot
    NOTE: Participant registration fee is $10.00 U.S
    CONDUCTOR: Gene Dowling
    GUEST CONDUCTOR: Paul Beauchesne
    COORDINATORS: Gene Dowling 250-893-3512, Paul Beauchesne 250-857-3280

Harvey G. Phillips, President
THE HARVEY PHILLIPS FOUNDATION, INC.
TUBACHRISTMAS, P.O. Box 933, Bloomington, IN 47402-0933
PHONE: (812) 824-8833 FAX: (812) 824-4462
Web: www.TUBACHRISTMAS.com (check web site often for updates)
TUBACHRISTMAS is a registered property of the Harvey Phillips Foundation, Inc.