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Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance and the Town of Oro Valley, with the support of Bill Adler, will host TUBACHRISTMAS, founded more than three decades ago, in Oro Valley on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 1 p.m.
Tuba Christmas returns to Oro Valley this Saturday, Dec. 4, at 2 p.m.
Don Boorse/Explorer file photo, Jerry Deutscher, then 82 years young, was the senior musician in last year’s TubaChristmas event in Oro Valley. This year’s venue is Oro Valley Marketplace.
Photos by Don Boorse/Special to the Explorer
Don Boorse/Special to The Explorer, Jerry Deutscher, 82 years young, was the oldest musician taking part in Saturday's TubaChristmas at Steam Pump Ranch in Oro Valley. Deutscher is from Tucson.
Don Boorse/Special to The Explorer, Joyce Kelly of Tucson has her tuba covered with Christmas garland.
Don Boorse/Special to The Explorer, Corey Carner, a sophomore at Flowing Wells High School, was one of 87 tuba and euphonium players.
Don Boorse/Special to The Explorer, Anthony Lovio, a junior at Flowing Wells High School, was one of many students from the area taking part in TubaChristmas last Saturday at Steam Pump Ranch. TubaChristmas was part of Oro Valley's two-day holiday celebration at the historic ranch.
Don Boorse/Special to The Explorer, Michael May of Santa Rita High School directed the tuba and euphonium players Saturday for a TubaChristmas at Steam Pump Ranch.
Special to The Explorer
Final details are set for the Oro Valley Holiday Celebration, a two-day event this Friday and Saturday, Dec. 4 and 5, at historic Steam Pump Ranch off Oracle Road.