46th Annual New York City Tuba Christmas by the Rink at Rockefeller Center 2019

46th Annual New York City Tuba Christmas by the Rink at Rockefeller Center 2019

Sunday, December 15, 2019
3:30 pm

49th and 50th streets between Fifth and Sixth Avenues

“”Join hundreds of tenor and bass tuba players for a holiday sing along at Merry Tuba Christmas at The Rink at Rockefeller Center, located between 49th and 50th Streets and 5th and 6th Avenues, on Sunday, December 15th, from 3:30 pm –  4:15 pm Tubists of all ages will line up under the famous Rockefeller Center Christmas tree and fill the plaza with holiday classics.

The musicians, hailing from across the country, will be led by Chris Wilhjelm, conductor of the famous Goldman band. Conceived by tuba virtuoso Harvey Phillips to honor his teacher, the late William J. Bell (Born Christmas Day, 1902), the first Tuba Christmas was presented at Rockefeller Center in 1974, and conducted by Paul LaValle of Band of America fame. This unusual Christmas tradition takes place in over 200 cities around the world.””

The event is free and open to the public.

Learn more at the official Tuba Christmas website here…
Plus, visit this page at the Rockefeller Center site here…

Also, have a look at the following related videos:

Tuba Christmas @ Rockefeller Center, Hark the Herald Angels Sing

Published on Youtube by What’s Happening New York

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It’s beginning to sound a lot like Tuba Christmas

Published on Youtube by CBS Sunday Morning