Gene Pokorny at the Wisconsin Union Theaterwww.uniontheater.wisc.edu/Season13-14/Gene-Pokorny.html
March 9, 2014
On Sunday, March 9th at 7:30PM in UW-Madison's Mills Hall, Gene Pokorny will be giving a FREE concert with the UW Symphony Orchestra conducted by John Stevens. Since 1988, Pokorny has been the tubist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. His work can be heard on three solo albums%u2014Tuba Tracks (1995); Big Boy (2001); Orchestral Excerpts for Tuba (2007)%u2014as well as on the soundtracks for Jurassic Park, The Fugitive, and The Nightmare Before Christmas. John Stevens has been a professor of tuba and euphonium at UW-Madison since 1985 and was director of the School of Music from 1991-1996 and 2011-2013. He is also a member of the Wisconsin Brass Quintet. As a composer and arranger Stevens is internationally renowned for his works for brass, particularly for solo tuba, euphonium and trombone, tuba/euphonium ensemble, brass quintet and other brass chamber combinations.
Bill Muter - 2014 International Tour Kick Off Showhttp://artsgarage.org/event/special-event-bill-muter-sharp-shooters/
March 28, 2014
Set your preconceived notions aside about the tuba. The Tuba Soloist for the Tony and Emmy Winning %u201CBlast%u201D jumps on the music scene with his band %u201CThe Sharp Shooters." Bill%u2019s band brings elements of funk, R&B and Hip hop mixed together with a tuba quartet in a way never heard before. The kick off show is at the Arts Garage in Delray Beach, FL on March 28th, 2014. Tour stops include, Miami, New York, Nigeria and more...full a full schedule please visit www.billmuter.net. General Admission tickets start at $20 and are available online %u201CThe real showstopper is when Muter starts beatboxing out of the thing, a little boom boom biff hip-hop throwback emitted out a symphonic instrument leaves the crowd like putty in Muter%u2019s hands.%u201D %u2013 New Times
Le Domaine Forget International Music and Dance Academy - Tuba Sessionhttp://domaineforget.com/en/1/stages/brass/tuba
June 1, 2014
With OYSTEIN BAADSVIK and LANCE NAGELS. This two-week program is offered to intermediate, advanced or semi-professional level students, aged 15 years old or older. The Brass session provides a unique opportunity to benefit from internationally renowned teachers. The balance between private lessons, masterclasses and group lessons result in a rare experience of learning. More information from: Rachel Tremblay, Student Services: email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 418-452-8111. Website: www.domaineforget.com
2014 IWBC Conferencehttp://www.iwbc2014.com/
June 4, 2014
Preparations are well underway for IWBC 2014, which will be held at Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights, KY (Greater Cincinnati) on June 4-8, 2014. There is a great line-up of inspiring featured artists and composers and there will be something for all brass-lovers at IWBC 2014, including the 2014 Susan Slaughter Solo Brass Competition. The Susan Slaughter Solo Brass Competition is open to brass performers of any gender and all ages. Soloists may compete in three categories: Cat. I (age 18 & under, pre-college) Cat. II (age 28 and under) Cat. III (age 29 and over) Participants may also compete in the military band and orchestral mock auditions. All repertoire and guidelines for the competitions can be found at: http://www.iwbc2014.com
2014 Pokorny Low Brass Seminarhttp://www.redlands.edu/academics/school-of-music/Pokorny_Brass_Seminar.aspx
June 29, 2014
The 2014 Pokorny Low Brass Seminar will be held June 29- July 3rd at the University of Redlands. The faculty will include: Gene Pokorny,tuba, Chicago Symphony Orchestra Randy Hawes, bass trombonist, Detroit Symphony Orchestra Tim Higgins, principal trombone, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Mike Roylance, tuba, Boston Symphony Orchestra Andrew Glendening, trombone, University of Redlands Scott Sutherland, tuba, University of Redlands and Presidio Brass In addition to the Seminar, we will be offering a Pre-College Seminar Program for high school age musicians. Directed by Scott Sutherland, the Pre-College Program includes many of the clinics and concerts of the Seminar plus special sessions and ensembles for high school age low brass players. Information on the applications and tuition will be updated soon on the University of Redlands School of Music website.
Art of Sound Summer Brass Institute and Festivalhttp://brass.menloschool.org
July 3, 2014
Join the Festival to play brass chamber music and study with Gene Pokorny and Peter Wahrhaftig! Master classes and lessons available along with ensembles from quintet to groups of twelve, playing great music for brass. Orchestral excerpts and concerti are the topic in classes and lessons. Low brass faculty include Nitzan Haroz, Tim Higgins, Paul Welcomer, Jeff Budin, John Engelkes. Fellowships available by audition. Visit the website to apply online! For questions contact director Vicky Greenbaum at email@example.com
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The U.S. Army Band is proud to present our annual Tuba-Euphonium Workshop. The Workshop features concerts, recitals, exhibits, master classes, and lectures by leading low brass authorities from around the world. The 2014 Workshop will open on Wednesday, January 29, and close Saturday, February 1. Events on all four days are free and open to the public. No tickets or reservations are required for the events. There is no registration fee and any tuba or euphonium player is invited to bring his/her horn for reading sessions. Due to sequestration-related cutbacks to TDY funds for military participants, we will not be hosting the Armed Forces Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble (AFTEE) this year. We hope to be able to support AFTEE in the future. The Workshop will take place at Brucker Hall on historic Fort Myer, Virginia. Fort Myer is located across the Potomac River from Washington, DC, and is accessible by Interstates 395 and 66 and by U.S. Route 50. Questions? Please contact SGM Don Palmire, Tuba-Euphonium Workshop Coordinator.
WASHINGTON - WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18 - TIME: 6:00 pm LOCATION: Kenedy Center - Grand Foyer - Millenium Stage REGISTRATION: 3:00 pm, Hall of States REHEARSAL: 4:00 pm, Grand Foyer PARKING: There is a fee to park at the Kennedy Center garage, mention that you are a playing participant for TubaChristmas NOTE: Dress in bright festive colors. Bring a folding music stand/lyre. Please use gig bag, leave cases in car/bus. Chairs provided for participants. Participant registration fee for 2013 is $10.00. CONDUCTOR: Colonel Timothy J. Holtan, Conductor, US Army Field Band COORDINATORS: Thomas Phillips HolidayTubas-TubaChristmas 812-824-8833, Scott Cameron 301-260-9361, Brian Sands 703-913-7720, Dave Bragunier 703-525-3626, Robert Pallansch 703-532-0137, Chris Quade 703-323-1676
Holiday Extravaganza Concert! Wind Ensembles, Brass Band, Clarinet Choir, Tuba Ensemble Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013%u2014 2:00 pm Smith Center, Ohlone College, 43600 Mission Blvd., Fremont Join us for our annual holiday concert! You%u2019re invited to enjoy an afternoon of Christmas music %u2013 from traditional tunes to jazzy interpretations. The concert includes performances by the Ohlone Community Band, Ohlone Wind Orchestra, and Mission Peak Brass Band %u2013 as well as the Ohlone Clarinet Choir and Tuba Ensemble! We%u2019ll play some of your favorites along with some new holiday songs. This concert is perfect for the whole family. General admission tickets are $15 ($10 for students and seniors), and are available at the door or at www.SmithCenter.com or (510) 659-6031. Campus parking is $2.
Tom Lukowicz will be performing the world premiere of a piece that he commissioned with the Canton Symphony Youth Orchestra. The new piece, "Sonata" by Carlos Franco is written for solo tuba, piano, and full string orchestra. The concert will be held at GlenOaks High School in Canton, OH at 4:00 P.M.
The tuba-euphonium ensemble at the University of Akron presents it's Octubafest performance. Free admission, Guzzetta Recital Hall, 8:00PM.
Guest artist, Phil Sinder of Michigan State University. 300 High School, Middle School and Elementary School participants expected; rehearsals and clinics; Sunnyland Jazz Quartet, Long Island Tuba Quartet, HS All-Star Ensemble, Phil Sinder in recital, Faculty Ensemble, Massed Ensemble. At Smithtown West HS, Smithtown, NY. Rehearsals begin 3:30, free concert 7:30 pm. Information Don Sherman 631-261-6972.
The Akron Brass Choir presents our first concert of the 2013-14 season. Keystone Celebration - John Cheetham Mutations from Bach - Samuel Barber Si Bheag Si Mhor - Turlough O'Carolan Funeral March - Edvard Grieg Divertimento for Brass - Karel Husa Come check us out! 8PM, Guzzetta Recital Hall Free admission!!!
Concord Band 2013 Fall Concert: %u201CBy Request%u201D features Capriccio for Tuba by Rodney Newton, Chi-Sun Chan, tuba soloist. Saturday, October 26 , 8:00 pm. Tickets are $20 each, $10 for students and seniors. The Performing Arts Center, 51 Walden Street, Concord, MA
Chi-Sun Chan of Cambridge MA will play Rodney Newton's Capriccio for Tuba at the Concord MA Band's Fall Concert October 26, 2013 at 8:00 pm at the Performing Arts Center 51 Walden Street in Concord. Dr. Chan, tuba player with the Band since 2009, has been music director/conductor of the Greater Boston Chinese Cultural Association (GBCCA) Chinese Music Ensemble since 2002 and received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in brass performance from Boston University.
Students from the studio of Dr. Andy Larson present an evening of solos. Free admission, Guzzetta Recital Hall, 8:00PM.
Matt Murchison presents a solo guest artist recital as part of Octubafest at the University of Akron. 8PM in Guzzetta Recital Hall. This recital is free!
Matt Murchison will present a masterclass from 12:05-12:55 in Guzzetta Hall room 141. Please come and enjoy!
Open call for Texas TUBA and EUPHS -- looking for participants of all skills! We are organizing a performance of a work for 100 MARCHING TUBAS AND EUPHONIUMS -- Anthony Braxton's Composition No. 19. Sunday, Oct 20th at 2PM at the The Blanton Museum of Art. Please share with all of your low brass-valved friends of all skills and levels -- we are looking for additional performers: pros, weekend warriors, students, etc! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info about getting involved. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNVhBAPCuak
Tom Lukowicz will be presenting a guest recital and masterclass at Illinois State University as part of OcTubafest hosted by Andy Rummel. Events occur at 1 P.M. and 3 P.M. respectively.
Dr. Andy Larson presents his first faculty recital at the University of Akron. 8:00PM, Guzzetta Recital Hall, free admission!
Western Kentucky University Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble. Located at Ivan Wilson Fine Art Center, Room 187: Recital Hall. Event starts at 7:30 pm and will let out 9:00 at the latest.
Tom Lukowicz will be presenting his faculty recital at Wright State University at 8 P.M. in the newly renovated Schuster Hall.
This second annual weekend at the International Music Camp will include events for tuba and euphonium players of all ages. We are planning recitals by guest artists, repertoire sessions for euphonium and tuba solos and tuba quartets, master classes, a Massed Tuba-Euphonium Choir (for all participants), an Oktubafest Band, Tuba Sunday Morning, and performance of newly written works for tuba quartet. Preliminary plans also include a TubaChristmas reading session. We invite participants to Oktubafest who are high school and college/university musicians and teachers, as well as amateur and professional artists. We are very excited to welcome guest artists Marty Erickson, tuba, and Jason Ham, euphonium. Quartets and soloists will be invited to participate as performers, as well.
Tucker Jolly leads his Tuba Band in an afternoon of Polkas, Waltzes, and other tunes. Guzzetta Recital Hall, 3:00PM. There is a charge for admission.
Bill Muter performs live @ All County Music and will be signing copies of his new CD, "Off Script" Bring your tuba for an interactive live learning session with Bill. Learn how to create live loops, hip hop beats, use effect pedals and more! "He takes the tuba into realms unknown; dimensions we didn't even know were possible for this orchestral instrument. Classical, jazz, symphonic, hip-hop, rock, fusion, funk, Muter has no sonic boundaries." - Quoted from New Times We'll have new tubas from major manufacturers for you to audition. Presented by: All County Music Sponsored by: Yamaha, King, B&S, Meinl Weston, Besson