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Tuba Christmas 2019

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Boise’s TubaChristmas has been an ongoing community gathering of tuba and euphonium musicians since 1992. Members of this unique ensemble include student musicians from local high schools, middle schools, and colleges/universities, as well as adult musicians from a variety of professions.
It is truly a Boise tradition!

Tuba and euphonium players of all ages are invited to join us on Saturday, December 7, 2019 for Boise’s TubaChristmas. If you would like to participate, simply show up at 12:30 for registration, and we will begin our rehearsal at 1:00 p.m. See the ScheduleCosts, and What to Bring sections below for more information. This year, Boise’s TubaChristmas will be directed by Boise State faculty member Dr. Sarah Paradis (Professor of Trombone and Euphonium) and tuba professor emeritus, Dr. William Winkle.

If you simply wish to attend the performance as an audience member, please join us at 4:00PM at the Idaho Capitol Rotunda. This event is free and open to the public. Families are encouraged to attend!


  • Registration: 12:30 p.m. in the Boise State Morrison Center Room B125
  • Rehearsal: 1:00 p.m. in the Boise State Morrison Center Room B125
  • Performance: 4:00 p.m. at the Capitol Building (Rotunda, inside)

Costs for Performers

  • Registration & button – $10 per person
  • Carols for a Merry TubaChristmas (Bass or Treble Clef Book) – $20
  • Carols for a Merry TubaChristmas (Large Print Bass Clef Book) – $25
  • Red, Green, or Blue Hat – $15
  • Red, Green, or Blue Scarf – $15
  • Red, Green, or Blue Headband – $10

What to Bring

  1. Instrument* (tuba or euphonium)
  2. Wire music stand
  3. Carols for a Merry TubaChristmas book (you can purchase a music book at registration if you don’t own one)
  4. Chair (if desired for performance)

* Please note that performers are responsible for providing their own instruments!

If you have any questions, please contact the TubaChristmas coordinator, Dr. Sarah Paradis, at