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Tartan Tuba Band at CMU Performs "Sergeant Pepper"

Presented by Carnegie Mellon University School of Music at Carnegie Mellon University Campus, Pittsburgh PA

Apr 21 2018
Tartan Tuba Band at CMU Performs "Sergeant Pepper"

Carnegie Mellon University will host Carnival Weekend April 20 and 21, and the CMU School of Music promises some great entertainment. Even if you’re not a Beatles fan now, you will be when you hear the Tartan Tuba Band perform “Sergeant Pepper.”

When Lance LaDuke began brainstorming how his Tartan Tuba Band could help celebrate Carnegie Mellon University's 50th anniversary at Spring Carnival, he knew it had to be something fun and unexpected. And what could be more unexpected than a tuba and euphonium ensemble covering The Beatles "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," an iconic album that CMU students would have been listening to 50 years ago?

The Tartan Tuba Band is composed of 12 students, six of whom have contributed arrangements

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Free Admission

Contact: 412-268-1047


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Additional time info:

Carnival runs Friday and Saturday, but the Tuba Band performance is Saturday at noon.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Carnegie Mellon University Campus

5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213


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