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CCB schedules TubaChristmas, Victoria Mall performances

The Crossroads Community Band has scheduled its Fourth Annual TubaChristmas performance for Friday, Dec. 15 and will also perform two Christmas concerts at the Victoria Mall on Saturday, Dec. 16.

TubaChristmas will be at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 15 at the Victoria Fine Arts Center, located at 1002 Sam Houston Drive in Victoria. Performing will be tuba and euphonium members of the Crossroads Community Band plus other musicians from the area. Anyone playing a tuba or euphonium can participate in the performance. Performers can register at 5 p.m. at the Victoria Fine Arts Center prior to the performance. Rehearsal will begin at 5:45 p.m.

The Crossroads Community Band will perform on Saturday, Dec. 16 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Victoria Mall. The music list will include traditional Christmas songs, including “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town,” “O Holy Night” and “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.”

The Crossroads Community Band, founded in 2009, is affiliated with Victoria College, and VC students may perform in the band for VC music ensemble credit. The band consists of instrumentalists from all walks of life including retirees, teachers, doctors, librarians, engineers, school band directors, computer specialists, business people, students and musicians. Instruments played include tubas, trombones, trumpets, oboes, bassoons, clarinets, euphoniums, French horns, flutes, saxophones and percussion.

For more information, contact Joe Dahlstrom at JoeDahl@Suddenlink.net or (361) 935-8844.