Tuba Concert's More Than Just Oom Pah Pahs

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Tuba Concert's More Than Just Oom Pah Pahs

Saturday, the Tuba Christmas was held at the Sheridan Holiday Inn and Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott was in the audience and brings us this story.


The atrium at the Holiday Inn became a concert hall for the 15th annual Tuba Christmas held on Saturday afternoon. Always a popular event, the atrium was packed full of tuba music enthusiasts.

Twenty-five musicians playing euphoniums and tubas traveled from across Montana and Wyoming to play. Ariel Downing, conductor and coordinator explains what makes up the tuba family.

She says, tuba Christmas allows tuba players an opportunity to take center stage.

Rick Parmer is a music teacher at Northwest Community College in Powell and traveled to Sheridan to co-conduct the concert with Downing. He says, live music is a specialevent.

He says, concert goers can always expect the unexpected.

Parmer says live music involves the listener as well.

Downing says Tuba Christmas gives music goers another perspective about tubas.

Tuba Christmas is a world-wide event held for the past 41 years.

Tuba Concert's More Than Just Oom Pah Pahs
Tuba Concert's More Than Just Oom Pah Pahs
SheridanWyoming.com

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