Don’t forget the brass this Christmas – musical brass, that is. The brass, wind and percussion of the Tacoma Concert Band are presenting their first holiday concert in over 20 years this Sunday in the intimate acoustics of the downtown Rialto Theater.
Featuring mezzo-soprano Dawn Padula, voice professor at the University of Puget Sound, as guest artist, the program ranges through Christmas, Chanukah and holiday music arranged by composers from Leroy Anderson, Irving Berlin and Adolphe Adam to Charles Gounod and J. S. Bach, including and several arrangements recorded by Mannheim Steamroller.
The concert will also be recorded for the band’s first ever holiday music CD, which you can pre-ordered at the concert for delivery before Christmas. Half of all proceeds go to Caring for Kids.
2:30 p.m. Dec. 9. From $16. Rialto Theater, 310 S. 9th St., Tacoma. 253-591-5894, broadwaycenter.org