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2017 TEACHING AWARD: Phil Sinder
New Power Lesson by SSG Philip Broome (West Point):
Hiram Diaz: Firefly, Moonlight, & Party Antics
R. Winston Morris and the Tennessee Tech Tuba Ensemble's 50th Anniversary OCTUBAFEST:
Brazilian Composer/Euphonium Fernando DEDDOS
2016 Inaugural ITEA Teaching Award Winner
The new Winston Morris Award for Tuba Ensemble Composition
The Morris Award was established in 2016 by R. Winston Morris in celebration of his 50th anniversary as professor of tuba at Tennessee Tech University to foster, encourage, and recognize excellence in the field of composition.
Fall ITEA Journal 43:1
ITEA Journal 43:1: Arnold Jacobs Reconsidered:
ITEA Journal 43:1: TubaBach...Edward Mallett:
2015 Regional Conferences
Officially founded in 1973 as the Tubists Universal Brotherhood Association, the International Tuba Euphonium Association is dedicated to promoting and advancing the tuba and euphonium instruments. The organization comprises performers, educators, students, and amateurs of all backgrounds. As a non-profit organization, it is supported by membership dues and donations.
2017 ITEA ELECTIONS FOR PRESIDENT/VICE-PRESIDENT ELECT
Deadline: April 16th, 11:59 PM
All ITEA members are encouraged to review our candidate slate for the 2017 ITEA Elections for President/Vice-President Elect. Great appreciation is extended to both Gail Robertson and Joseph Skillen for accepting their nomination for this important role. Visit their candidate statements and then cast your vote by the deadline!
Orchestral Players Project: AUBREY FOARD
Interviewed by Preston Light
Preston Light, new online editor for the ITEA Orchestral Player's Project, interviews Charlotte Symphony principal tubist Aubrey Foard. Aubrey is also Lecturer of Tuba and Euphonium at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and Artist Faculty at the Brevard Music Center. He also performs as Principal Tubist with the Santa Barbara Symphony in California, Principal Tubist of the Britt Festival Orchestra in Oregon, and serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte.
ITEA Standard Literature List
View the newly completed Standard Literature List
Recently presented at ITEC 2016, Mark Cox and fellow committee members Mary Jo Cox, Seth Fletcher, Drew Jones, Steve Maxwell, Matt Mireles, Jesse Orth, Joel Pugh and Patty Welch have completed the enormous task of version 1.0 of the ITEA Standard Literature List available to all members of the music community!
Latest Journal Highlights: Volume 44 Number 1
Aaron Eckert, Winner of the 2016 Rich Matteson Jazz Competition
Joe Dollard, Associate Editor for Jazz, interview's the most recent winner of the Matteson Jazz Competition, Aaron Eckert, a student of Professor Mark Kellogg at the Eastman School of Music. [...READ MORE]
From the Back Row with Heiko Triebener
Nick Leibl interviews virtuoso tubist Heiko Triebener Triebener who has held many military band positions & orchestral positions including the Saarbrücken Radio Symphony, the Munich Air Force Band, the Bonn Beethoven Orchestra, and currently, the Bamberg Symphony. He has taught at Music University Würzburg since 2012. He also a co-founder of the infamours Melton Tuba Quartett. [...READ MORE]
Craig Kridel (University of South Carolina) brings us his essay The Dawn of Exploration for the English Bass Horn?. [...READ MORE]
Expert's Excerpts: Stars and Stripes
Former Coast Guard band member Joanna Hersey authors this issue's installment of "Experts Excerpts" in discussing Sousa's Stars and Stripes [...READ MORE]
Come, Sweet Death! Music Download
This transcription by Eddie Sauter was done at the request of Mr. Harvey Phillips to conclude the First International Tuba Symposium Workshop on May 26, 1973 at Indiana University. Mr. Sauter gave the manuscript to R. Winston Morris and assigned the rights to T.U.B.A. (now, ITEA). Mr. Morris, T.U.B.A. Publications Coordinator at that time, included his manuscript copy of the Sauter manuscript on page 11 of the T.U.B.A. Newsletter, VOL I, No. 1, Fall 1973.
New Media Uploads
Check out this three-part series by Steve Darling, composer and tuba/euphonium player, discussing the pedagogical effectiveness of working with Gilles Senon's three volume Kaleidoscope series originally for basse saxhorn. Steve is an advocate of new music and has commissioned numerous works for euphonium with piano and a variety of chamber ensembles. He is an alumnus of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music in 2012, earned a Master of Music degree in Euphonium Performance/Brass Pedagogy from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, and is currently pursuing a DMA at CCM under Tim Northcut. [..visit..]
Brazil's Fernando Deddos new release "Eufonium Brasileiro" features an eclectic mix of music performed at an extraordinary level! Fernando Deddos is currently the euphonium/tuba professor at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte State (Brazil). He earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Conducting and Composition from Paraná State School of Music and Fine Arts, a Master of Music degree in Performance from Duquesne University (US,Lance LaDuke), and a Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of Georgia (US/David Zerkel). Deddos is the artistic director of the Southern Brazilian Tuba/Euphonium Conference. [..visit..]
NICK ETHERIDGE's new release DIVERSITY (featuring VIRTUOSI GUS BRASS BAND & BASSCRAFT) has recently been released on the Discovery Label. This new disc features three newly-composed concertos, both traditional (with the fantastic Virtuosi GUS Brass Band) and a totally crazy new one with Nick's group BASSCRAFT. [..visit..]
Newly-released material by two of France's premier tuba/euphonium artists are now avaible on ITEAonline.org. Duo Fact (Euphonium Anthony Caillet & Tuba Francois Thuillier) newest release is entitled La Tour d'Ivoire. [..visit..]