Tuba Bach Chamber Music Festival

The Tuba Bach Chamber Music Festival is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization based in Big Rapids, Michigan.

Since its inception in 2006, Tuba Bach has brought hundreds of exceptional musicians from around the world, across the United states, and from every corner of our state to present concerts and educational programming in West-Central Michigan, free of charge and available to all.


Past Seasons Archive > 2012 Concert Season > Concert 3

Concert 3
September 30, 2012 • 4:00 P.M.
Big Rapids High School Auditorium

Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra

This concert program will include Concert Variations for Euphonium and Orchestra by Jan Bach (Ed Mallett, soloist);  Concerto for Tuba by Ron Newman (Phil Sinder, soloist); and Tuba Concerto by Roland Szentpali(Ed Mallett, soloist).  The program will also feature additional pieces performed by GRSO, and an encore number with Phil Sinder, Ed Mallett, and GRSO principal tuba Monty Burch.


The GRAND RAPIDS SYMPHONY was officially organized in 1930 and is recognized as one of America’s leading regional orchestras. Led by Music Director David Lockington and Associate Conductor John Varineau, the orchestra presents eight concert series with performances designed to capture the imagination of young children and adults alike, featuring a wide range of music and performance styles. The Grand Rapids Symphony presents more than 400 performances each year, touching the lives of some 170,000. Nearly half of those who benefit are students, senior citizens and people with disabilities reached through extensive education and community service programs. The Symphony sponsors the Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus, Grand Rapids Youth Symphony and Classical Orchestra, Grand Rapids Youth Choruses, and it also provides the orchestra for Opera Grand Rapids and the Grand Rapids Ballet Company. arrow Website