Celebrate the Harmony of the Holidays at Wilbur May Museum

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Immerse yourself in the sounds of the season at the Wilbur D. May Museum’s annual Tuba Christmas Concert! This free, family-friendly event features beloved holiday carols arranged in four-part harmony and performed by local tuba, baritone, and euphonium players. The Wilbur May Museum will have festive decorations on display and offer free admission all day long. Hot cocoa, cider, and cookies will also be available for purchase. There are more than 250 Tuba Christmas performances scheduled this year around the world, but this is the only event in Northern Nevada.

When:  Saturday, Dec. 2, concert begins at 3 p.m.

Where:  Wilbur D. May Museum, Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, 1595 N. Sierra Street, Reno

Cost:  Free

Contact:  (775) 785-5961 or www.maycenter.com

All area tuba, baritone, and euphonium players are invited to participate in the Tuba Christmas Concert. Musician registration begins at 12:30 p.m. and musician rehearsal begins at 1 p.m. The participant registration fee is $10.

The first Tuba Christmas was conducted in New York City’s Rockefeller Plaza Ice Rink in 1974. The musical event celebrates those who play, teach, and compose music for instruments in the tuba family.

Located within Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, the Wilbur D. May Center is managed by the Washoe County Community Services Department and continues to receive generous support from the Wilbur May Foundation.

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