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- CHICAGO - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17 - TIME: 12:30 pm
LOCATION: Palmer House Hilton, 17 E. Monroe St., Grand Ballroom
REGISTRATION: 9:30 am, Upper Exhibition Hall, between the 3rd & 4th floors
REHEARSAL: 10:00 am, same
NOTE: Please use gig bag and leave instrument case in car/bus. Bring folding music stand/lyre, and cloth for water valve discharge. 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! THE RED LACQUER BALLROOM will be a holding room for early arriving participant family members/audience. We will distribute at the check in desk on the 4th floor, color coordinated wristbands according to pickup time. You will be notified at the time the wristband is picked up to report back to the 4th floor foyer area 45 minutes before the event or 11:15 a.m. Lining up will not be allowed on the 4th floor foyer area prior to 45 minutes before the event.
Doors to the Ballroom will open at 12:00 noon for the 12:30 concert. The color of your wristband ensures your spot in line to enter the ballroom. Guests who retrieved wristbands first will be allowed to enter the Grand/State Ballroom first. For your safety, once the Grand/State ballroom reaches max capacity/or all wristbands have been distributed, guests will be directed to the overflow ballroom (Red Lacquer Room). The overflow room will have the concert live on a TV screen for all guests to enjoy. If guests do not pick up a wristband prior to the event, they will not be allowed to enter the ballroom until all wrist banded guests have entered (depending on room occupancy). 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. Thank you.
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
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
(check web site often for updates)
TUBACHRISTMAS is a registered property of the Harvey Phillips Foundation,