Tuba Bach Week 1 – New Orleans September 15 — 4 PM September 16 — 7 PM Big Rapids High School Auditorium 21175 15 Mile Rd, Big Rapids Jazz straight from the French Quarter of New Orleans, played by one of the city’s most celebrated treasures – the incomparable “Queen Clarinet,” Ms. Doreen Ketchens, along […]
Tuba Bach Week 2 – South and Central America September 22 — 4 PM September 23 — 7 PM Big Rapids High School Auditorium 21175 15 Mile Rd, Big Rapids Traditional music from a variety of regions throughout Central & South America and the Caribbean, presented by Venzuelan flute virtuoso Marco Granados, award-winning percussionist and […]
Tuba Bach Week 3 – Detroit September 29 — 4 PM September 30 — 7 PM Big Rapids High School Auditorium 21175 15 Mile Rd, Big Rapids Testimony Sings — Detroit’s premiere gospel quintet, featuring the vocal talents of Lori Wesby, Angela Bostic, Keisha Lanae’, Chandra Lewis and Lori Bobbit-Waddles — present a soulful celebration […]
Tuba Bach Week 4 – Canada October 6 — 4 PM October 7 — 7 PM Big Rapids High School Auditorium 21175 15 Mile Rd, Big Rapids Harmonica virtuoso Mike Stevens, a true one-of-a-kind performer, educator, composer, speaker and humanitarian, returns to the Tuba Bach stage with fellow-Canadian singer-songwriter-guitarist Matt Anderson, joining Ed Mallett for […]
Tuba Bach Week 5 – Kentucky October 13 — 4 PM October 14 — 7 PM Big Rapids High School Auditorium 21175 15 Mile Rd, Big Rapids The McLain Family Band, one of the Bluegrass State’s most celebrated families of music, celebrate their 50th year of performing together. Raymond McLain, Ruth McLain-Smith, Al White, Alice […]
Tuba Bach Week 6 – Mexico October 13 — 4 PM October 14 — 7 PM Big Rapids High School Auditorium 21175 15 Mile Rd, Big Rapids Music from south of the border, as Tuba Bach’s Ed Mallett joins in with the award-winning Mariachi Monumental de Mexico, plus spicy Tejano music from 2-time Grammy winner […]
Tuba Bach Spring Concert – Songs from the Americas Saturday, March 10 — 7 – 9 PM Fellowship Christian Reformed Church 407 Perry Ave Big Rapids, MI 49307 Mezzo soprano Kira McGirr, Cleveland Chamber Choir soloist, bass baritone Jeffery Norris, Instructor of Voice at Interlochen Arts Academy and Alvin Waddles, piano virtuoso, present folk and […]
All-American Ragtime Celebration Sunday, June 17 — 4 PM Mitchell Creek Park Pavilion Big Rapids A Father’s Day celebration of original American ragtime music by George Hamilton Green, James P. Johnson, Scott Joplin and more, performed by Dominic & Alvin Waddles (saxophone & piano) and Noah & Ed Mallett (xylophone & tuba).
A Tuba Bach Christmas Sunday, December 16 — 4 PM Location to be announced Artists and program to be announced.