Tuba Christmas coming to Columbus Grove

Tuba Christmas2 p.m., Turner Hall, former First Presbyterian, 206 N. High St., Columbus Grove. Donation.

COLUMBUS — Tuba Christmas will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 at Turner Hall, the former First Presbyterian, 206 N. High St. Donations will be accepted.

The event, directed by Chas Myers, retired Kalida band director, and held by the Columbus Grove High School music department, is the first time a Tuba Christmas has been held in Columbus Grove. The concert will feature tuba and baritone players performing Christmas music.

Musicians in the area who would like to participate should contact cg_black@cg.noacsc.org or 419-659-2631, ext. 1175. Cost is $10, and music is $20. Registration begins at 10 a.m., rehearsal begins at 11 a.m. and a lunch break is at 12:30 p.m., with local restaurants available.


Saturday, December 15th, big things are happening in Columbus Grove, big sounds specifically. The CGHS Music Department is hosting the very first Putnam County TubaChristmas, a relaxed public concert full of the biggest instruments you have ever heard. Local Tuba and Baritone players gather together to perform a lineup of classic Christmas carols with their own unique twists. Ever heard 30 Tubas in one room? It’s an impressive and memorable sound. All players invited to perform. The interactive concert will be conducted by Chas Myers, retired Kalida band director.

For Audience:

Concert @ 2:00p, Dec 15

Turner Hall (former First Presbyterian)

Columbus Grove

Free to public, donations accepted

For Performers:

All Tuba and Baritone players welcome, including students

Registration opens @ 10:00a

Rehearsal begins @ 11:00a

Break for lunch @ 12:30p (The Axe Handle and other local restaurants will be open)

Downbeat @ 2:00p

Rehearsal and performance held at Turner Hall (former First Presbyterian)

Registration is $10, music books can be bought for $20 at the door

Attire: Relaxed, as Christmassy as possible

(All of this info also on tubachristmas.com)

For questions or to pick up music in advance, contact:

Sam Black

Columbus Grove Music Co-Director


419-659-2631 x1175

Tuba Christmas2 p.m., Turner Hall, former First Presbyterian, 206 N. High St., Columbus Grove. Donation.

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