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.
Orchestral Players Project: AUBREY FOARD
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.
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ITEA 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!
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Summer Journal Highlights: Volume 43 Number 4
Summer journal features a summary article for our recent international conference, one of the most successful
Andy Lamb, Faculty of Music, University of Oxford, gives ITEA members a detailed explanation of a recent project
experiment to reproduce a historical serpent using 3D printing technology. Very cool!
Tormod Flaten discussed the challenges facing euphoniumists with this highly technical excerpts commonly found on
U. S. Band auditions.
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.
KELLY THOMAS MEMORIAL FUND
A memorial fund has been established for Kelly Thomas in support of his family. You may contribute by contacting:
Citizens National Bank
PO Box 220
Athens, TN 37371-0220
All donations should be given to the Kelly Thomas Memorial Fund in any amount will be meaningful and appreciated,
Money is no substitute for the loss of our friend and colleague, having said that,
Kelly poured his heart into so many things that have made our Association what it is today.
If you have the resources to help his family as a gesture of appreciation for all he has done for us, I hope you will join me in doing so.
~Jerry Young, Immediate Past-President, ITEA