December is a busy month for our staff here in Anaheim. On December 14, our store manager, Greg, participated in the 4th Annual Trombone Christmas. The event was well-attended with 95 trombone players of all ages in attendance. The conductrs for the event included Pete Fournier, RObert Soto and Amy Bowers. Music and Arts provided a $100 gift card to the winner of the "horn decorating" contest.
On December 17th, our store staff provided Christmas music in the store for our customers. The participants in the quintet were Lalo Agredano (Repair Shop Coordinator), Trumpet, Esther Hood (PT), Trumpet, Rachel Reese (FT), French Horn, Nikki White (FT) Euphonium, and Greg Pate (Manager), Bass Trombone. The music ws enjoyed by the customers and the staff in the store and help to bring the holiday mood to Anaheim.
On December 21st, Greg and Nikki White (FT) will be participating in the Annual Tuba Christmas gathering at Downtown Disney. This is one of the largest Tuba Christmas events in the country with an expected attendance of 600 players.
We at Anaheim wish all of you a Happy Holiday season and a Merry Christmas.