Category Archives: Tuba Stuff

Solo Recording Session – January 2015

From January 7th through 9th, I recorded my second solo CD, which will be called “Field Notes: Tuba Music from Iowa”, at Illinois State University in Normal, IL. We recorded there since our new University of Iowa School of Music … Continue reading

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Solo Recital Tour 2014

In preparation for my upcoming recording this January, I have scheduled four recitals in four week in four states. On November 1st, I gave a masterclass and presented a recital at Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska for their annual … Continue reading

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OkTUBAfest 2014

Last night we kicked off our annual OkTUBAfest here at the University of Iowa with a fantastic recital by our first guest artist, Dr. David Earll from the University of Wisconsin, Platteville. Dr. Earll presented a preview of his very … Continue reading

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Music for All

I just returned from a trip to Muncie, Indiana where the Atlantic Brass Quintet played for an audience of 1200 screaming teenagers. It was for the Music for All summer music symposium, which took place at Ball State University’s Emens … Continue reading

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ITEC 2014 – Bloomington, IN

As usual, ITEC 2014 was an amazing and overwhelming experience, for both me and my students. Sam Pilafian called it a “Love Fest”, and the motto, “Where it all began” refers to the fact the first International Tuba and Euphonium … Continue reading

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Online Tuba Discoveries

I have recently run across a number of interesting tuba and music related things on the internet lately that I thought I would share: Limelight the “classical music and arts website” from Australia. This online version of the magazine features … Continue reading

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New School of Music wins award!

Architzer recently announced that the Suspended Theatroacoustic System for the new University of Iowa Concert Hall has won their A+ award (celebrating architecture’s relevency) in the fabrication category. To say we are excited about our new building would be an … Continue reading

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