ECU School of Music to present TubaChristmas

GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) - East Carolina University's School of Music will present a free, outdoor public performance of TubaChristmas on Saturday, Dec. 2, from noon to 1 pm in front of the A. J. Fletcher Music Building on the ECU campus in Greenville.

Join ECU professors Stephen Ivany and Jarrod Williams, ECU students and community musicians for an outdoor performance featuring traditional Christmas carols especially arranged for a large ensemble of tubas, baritones, euphoniums and sousaphones.

Local musicians who play baritone, euphonium, tuba or sousaphone are invited to participate. Musician registration begins at 11:30 am and is $10. The performance will be free to listen to.

Merry TubaChristmas 2017 concerts will be presented in more than 275 cities throughout the United States and in several foreign countries this year. Tuba and euphonium players of all ages gather to pay respect to all the great teachers who represent their heritage and lead audiences in holiday sing-a-longs. The warm, rich, organ-like sound of the tuba-euphonium choir has won the ears and hearts of every audience.

In case of rain, heavy snow or temperature below 34 degrees, the performance will be indoors in the A. J. Fletcher Music Building.

For more information, call 252-328-1693.