Tacoma Concert Band rolls out holiday surprises

6 Dec

traditions

The Tacoma Concert Band is proud to present its first holiday concert in over 20 years with a program that is not your typical holiday fare! Holiday Traditions will be performed on Sunday, December 9th at 2:30 pm at Tacoma’s Rialto Theater.

On the program will be a new work celebrating Chanukah, new settings of traditional Christmas music, and several arrangements that were recorded by Mannheim Steamroller, the American music group famous for its modern renditions of Christmas music. The outstanding mezzo-soprano Dawn Padula will be the band’s featured guest artist.

The Tacoma Concert Band is in its 32nd season as the Northwest’s premier symphonic band. Comprised of 60 of the region’s finest wind and percussion players, it has won several local and international awards and made two successful tours of Europe.

0013_TCB_B11088This performance will be recorded for the band’s first ever Holiday Music CD, which can be pre-ordered at the concert for delivery before Christmas.

Tickets for the Sunday matinee concert begin at $16, with substantial discounts for seniors, students, and military personnel. Order 10 or more tickets and receive a group discount. Tickets can be purchased from the Broadway Center Box Office, 253-591-5894, or 1-800-291-7593. For more information, please visit www.tacomaconcertband.org.

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