WINONA, Minn. — A. Eric Heukeshoven has been invited to conduct and perform on euphonium at the annual Tuba Christmas in Austin. The performance will take place in Austin’s historic Paramount Theatre at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2.

According to, “2017 is the 44th anniversary for TUBACHRISTMAS concerts/events which are presented throughout the world. TUBACHRISTMAS was conceived in 1974 by Harvey Phillips as a tribute to his teacher and mentor William J. Bell, born on Christmas Day, 1902.”

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The event is free and open to the public. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m.

For more information, contact Saint Mary’s University Assistant Professor of Music A. Eric Heukeshoven at 507-457-7292 or

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