The 40th Annual William Bell Memorial Tuba and Euphonium Day clinic/concert will be held Saturday, Nov. 3 at the First United Methodist Church at 1100 3rd St., Perry, Iowa.
Those interested in being a part of the ensemble for this great event will be registering from 12:30 to 1p.m. at the church. The event is open to all ages and all should bring their instrument, music stand and registration fee ($10 student/$15 adult, collected that day).
Rehearsal will be at 1 p.m. to be followed by a performance at 3 p.m. The clinician will be John Manning, professor of tuba at the University of Iowa. The public is invited to Professor Manning’s performance.
A public concert with all of the ensemble will be at 4 p.m. From 5:30 to 5:45 p.m., a memorial performance will be held at William Bell’s grave site. Following this performers will eat, socialize and plan next year’s event.
The public concert at 4 p.m. is free and open to all and the facility is handicapped accessible.
This annual event is held in memory of William Bell, who was nationally known to tubists for his contributions as performer, composer and teacher.