euphonium players are again invited to participate in one or more
of the TUBACHRISTMAS concerts/events presented throughout the
world. Help achieve maximum participation for
your area's TUBACHRISTMAS concert. Your efforts will be appreciated
by tuba and euphonium players everywhere.
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
INSTRUCTIONS: See the listing by state for the city
or cities in which you wish to participate. Each TUBACHRISTMAS
event will have its own registration, rehearsal and performance schedule.
SUGGESTIONS: Bring a carrying strap, music stand or lyre;
many concerts will be performed while standing. For outside concerts,
plastic mouthpieces are more comfortable if the weather is cold.
Space is limited at most rehearsal sites: if at all possible, use gig
bags rather than hard cases.
ALLOW PLENTY OF TIME TO REACH THE ASSEMBLY POINT DESIGNATED FOR EACH
* WEAR BRIGHT COLORS *
REGISTRATION: READ THE INSTRUCTIONS FOR EACH CITY
CAREFULLY! All participants must register at the assembly point
for each TUBACHRISTMAS. REGISTRATION REQUIRES A TAX-DEDUCTIBLE
CONTRIBUTION OF $10.00 (registration fee).
Each registrant will receive a TUBACHRISTMAS 2016 Commemorative
Button. Registration fees help cover increasing production, promotion,
and administrative costs for TUBACHRISTMAS.
MUSIC: CAROLS FOR A MERRY TUBACHRISTMAS is available at
registration: 6 x 8 1/2, bass clef-C, four part score form, or treble
clef-Bb, two upper parts, $20.00. Large version 8 1/2 x 11 bass or treble,
$25.00. Music contains 33 selections, including numbers arranged by
Norlan Bewley to enhance the original nineteen
traditional Christmas carols arranged by Alec Wilder. Also available
in advance only by mail, via participant order form (6 x 8 1/2 upper
parts for treble clef tubas, Eb/Bb, Salvation Army, British Brass Band
players). IT IS IMPORTANT TO HAVE A GOOD SOUNDING CHOIR. Since
rehearsal time is always limited, getting and preparing the music in
advance greatly improves the musicality of every performance.
To order music in advance see order form.
Allow time for delivery.
NO ILLEGAL PHOTOCOPIES!
TUBACHRISTMAS HATS AND SCARVES: Are available at most
TUBACHRISTMAS events, or may be ordered from TUBACHRISTMAS see order
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 for updates)
TUBACHRISTMAS is a registered property of the Harvey Phillips Foundation,