TUBACHRISTMAS returns to Minot

After a nine-year hiatus, TUBACHRISTMAS will return to the Magic City on Saturday, Dec. 16.

Tuba and euphonium players of all ages are encouraged to participate, and a free public concert will take place at 4 p.m. in the theater at Central Campus. This event is presented with permission from the Harvey Phillips Foundation, Inc.

Tuba and euphonium players can register on site for $10 from 1-1:45 p.m., followed by rehearsal from 2-3 p.m. Registration, rehearsal, and performance will take place in the theater at Central Campus. Each registrant will receive a TUBACHRISTMAS 2023 commemorative button. “Carols for a Merry TUBACHRISTMAS” books will be available to borrow or purchase. Festive holiday attire, including ugly Christmas sweaters, Santa hats and tinsel are encouraged.

The Magic City TUBACHRISTMAS will be directed by David Rolandson, Minot State University associate professor of Music and chair of the Division of Performing Arts, with special guest conductor Efrain Amaya, MSU associate professor of Music and music director of the Minot Symphony Orchestra.

Kateri Miller, MSU assistant professor of Music Education Division of Performing Arts, will host and lead the audience in sing-alongs. The program includes traditional Christmas favorites, including “Jingle Bells,” “God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen” and “Silent Night.”

This is the 50th year of TUBACHRISTMAS concerts/events, which are presented throughout the world.


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