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
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
ALLOW PLENTY OF TIME TO REACH THE ASSEMBLY POINT DESIGNATED
FOR EACH TUBACHRISTMAS. * 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 2017 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
Thomas A. Phillips, President
THE HARVEY PHILLIPS FOUNDATION, INC.
TUBACHRISTMAS, P.O. Box 933, Bloomington,
PHONE: (812) 824-8833 FAX: (812) 824-4462
(check web site for updates)
TUBACHRISTMAS is a registered property of the
Harvey Phillips Foundation, Inc.