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Old 12-19-2012, 12:15 PM
TubaDiva TubaDiva is offline
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Nearly time for TubaChristmas Chicago!

It's time once more for those of the tuba and euphonium intent converge on the Grand Ballroom at the Palmer House to bring Christmas cheer to Chicago.

CHICAGO - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22 - TIME: 1:00 pm

LOCATION: Palmer House Hilton, 17 E. Monroe St., Grand Ballroom

For those of you who might wish to be a participant, here's where you go for details: http://www.tubachristmas.com/readtcloc.php?TCState=IL

If you're a player, get out your horn on Saturday and go make some music. If you're an audience member, they need you to make this happen; otherwise it's just a rehearsal in nice clothes. So go!
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Old 12-20-2012, 09:04 AM
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As an expat Chicagoan, I'd dearly love to be there, even though I don't play a tuba!

Would audience participation be allowed, if I were to bring my ukuele?!!?

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Old 12-20-2012, 10:21 AM
TubaDiva TubaDiva is offline
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Cute, but no. Lower brass only, tubas and euphoniums and their kin.
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Old 12-20-2012, 10:25 AM
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Cute, but no. Lower brass only, tubas and euphoniums and their kin.
It's shocking to see this kind of bassism still being openly practiced in the 21st century.
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Old 12-20-2012, 04:16 PM
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Perhaps with some planning you can join the ukelele Christmas orchestra next year. http://www.musiccenter.org/events/ac...MAS-ORCHESTRA/
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Old 12-21-2012, 02:55 PM
EmilyG EmilyG is offline
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They used to have Tuba Christmas here in Montreal too. Lots of fun
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Old 12-23-2012, 12:02 AM
Kolak of Twilo Kolak of Twilo is offline
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I just saw this now and me with an unexpected Saturday off with not much to do. Damn.

So how'd it go?
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Old 12-23-2012, 09:29 PM
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Tuba Christmas went GREAT!! It was larger than last year, with 358 Tubas. Incredibly rich sound that you could feel in your bones. There were some neat looking horns also. I liked the pink sousaphone. "Santa wants a tuba for Christmas" was fun.
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Old 12-24-2012, 01:36 AM
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Wish I could have been there. I have a neat old double-bell that's always fun to play too.

Maybe next year ... if I make it to the Midwest Band Convention, which I also very much want to do. Let's make it a date for next year, okay?
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