The annual Tuba Christmas will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Westgate Mall in Baxter.
Admission is free.
Interested tuba, euphonium (baritone) and trombone players should meet for a rehearsal at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Central Lakes College music room on the Brainerd campus. Music, stands, chairs and refreshments will be provided.
For more information, call Steve Anderson at 855-8215 or (218) 765-3756.
Cuyuna Range band to perform
DEERWOOD - The seventh Annual Cuyuna Range Community Band Holiday Concert will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the City of Deerwood Auditorium.
Admission is free. Food-shelf donations will be accepted.
Prizes from area merchants will be raffled off during intermissions. The event will also feature an audience sing-along, a Santa appearance and refreshments.
C-I choirs to perform Sunday
CROSBY - The Crosby-Ironton Seventh Grade Choir, Eighth Grade Choir, Concert Choir, Girls' Triple Trio, Chamber Singers and A Cappella Choir, under the direction of Wayne Ellingsen, will present their annual Christmas Concert at 1 p.m. Sunday for friends and families whose last names start with A-L and at 3:30 p.m. for friends and families whose last names start with M-Z in the school's Mayberry Auditorium.
Admission is $2 for adults and $1 for students.
The 71-voice Seventh Grade Choir will open with "Christmas Day is on Its Way," "Merry Christmas," "The Miracle of Hanukkah" and a medley of traditional carols titled "Merry Christmas Bells."
The 54-voice Eighth Grade Choir will perform "I Saw Three Ships," "Our Gift for You," "Carol of the Drum" and "Jingle Bell Rock."
The 50-member Concert Choir will perform "Christmas Fanfare," "Behold a Tiny Baby," "Everywhere Christmas Tonight" and the medley, "A Wreath of Carols."
The Girls' Triple Trio and Chamber Singers will perform a cappella music including "A Holly Jolly Christmas," "Perfect Christmas Night," "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," "Jolly Old St. Nicholas," "Carol of the Children" and "Deck the Halls."
The 63-voice A Cappella Choir will conclude with "Glory to the Newborn King," "Christmas Lullaby," "Breath of Heaven" and "Silent Night." Singing solos will be Nick Stokman, Anna Cousins and Beth Pace.
All of the choirs and ensembles will be accompanied on piano by Bryan Johnson.
Carols for the audience will be included between the choir's performances.
After the concerts, the A Cappella Choir will host a reception in the commons. Yearbook and choir pictures will be taken. Citrus orders from the fall fundraiser may be picked up in the choir room following the concerts.
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