Yuletide Concert
Palo Alto

December 16, 2017

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We had a bright, sunny day for the yule Concert this year!

Many thanks to Chris Heider for contributing the photos. Enjoy the pics!









[1]  It was a gorgeous day for the Yuletide Concert 2017!









[2]  We had an impressive turnout of musicians and carollers.









[3]  Lytton Plaza was decorated for the occasion.









[4]  Each of the band members has creatively followed the dress code.









[5]  There are plenty of charts and songbooks, so everyone can join in.









[6]  The brass section sounds strong!









[7]  Bee and Boris are proud of the band today!









[8]  Jim and Patti are enjoying the season!









[9]  The word festoon comes to mind as we enjoy Dick’s seasonal outfit.









[10]  Rich and Jim are sounding good!









[11]  We were an impressive sight.









[12]  Dick is one of our three tubas today.









[13]  Vinny thinks Santa needs a little nip.









[14]  David is ably conducting the group today.









[15]  The warm sun felt good to the carolling section.









[16]  Chuck is the second of our three tuba players today.









[17]  Raggs (the dog) enjoys our music, too!









[18]  Ptah is Raggs’ master.









[19]  Chris (our third tuba player) and Heather are happy to be here!









[20]  Vinny and David enjoy a nip at break time.









[21]  Patti admires Elsa’s homemade scarf!









[22]  These horns are warming up in the sun.









[23]  Wild Bill looks dashing in his top hat today!









[24]  Jim talks with Lou, the oldest member of the band. He will turn 104 next month!









[25]  Kathy always has a creative uniform!









[26]  Merele and Kathy are getting on the same page!









[27]  No carolling group would be complete without a juggler!









[28]  Our juggler, Ross, also doubles on xaphoon!









[29]  We look good, sound good, and have a good time. What’s not to like?









[30]  Carollers continue to arrive!









[31]  Jimmy looks and sounds good on trumpet.









[32]  Jo-Ellen wore her tree-hat for the occasion. As usual, she is bright and cheery!









[33]  Smiley is full of good cheer today!









[34]  With everyone in place, we are now at full strength.









[35]  “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!”









[36]  Matt and Rose team up on saxaphone!









[37]  Bill has a funny story to share with Jim!









[38]  Our prime location next to the sidewalk gives us good public exposure.









[39]  All of our musicians are in good form today.









[40]  Wlid Bill is particularly dapper.









[41]  Keltie did get the memo about wearing red and green today!









[42]  Here some folks are observing the band from the sidewalk.









[43]  Jan and Dick look great in their holiday hats!









[44]  Pili is also happy to be with her favorite band today!









[45]  There is nothing wrong with your set. It is simply a reflection from the horn.









[46]  What can I say?









[47]  Cindy is our first-chair piccoloist.









[48]  She can read and play at the same time!









[49]  Marilyn always provides wonderful sound on the sax.




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