Day 4 | 2023 Tuba-Euphonium Workshop

Day 4 | 2023 Tuba-Euphonium Workshop

Evening Concert at 7:30PM: The U.S. Army Concert Band with Natalie Colegrove, euphonium; Dr. Justin Benavidez, tuba; Tim Buzbee, tuba; MGySgt Mark Jenkins, euphonium; MSgt Douglas Quinzi, horn.

Sat / Feb 4

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Brucker Hall | Fort Myer, VA

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Exhibits open from 10AM -5:30PM

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8:00AM - Mock Service Band Auditions

Open to audience observation.

8:00AM - Group Warm-up

Bring your horn and warm up for the day with Patricio Cosentino

9:00AM - Recital: Dr. Gretchen Renshaw James, tuba; Alexei Ulitin, piano

Lodestar (2022) | Drew Bonner(b. 1991)

World Premier

Rock Hopper (2022) | Gail Robertson

Prisma (2021) | Aliyah Danielle

Title TBD (2022) | Chanell Crichlow

World Premiere

9:30AM - Recital: Dr. Matthew Hightower, tuba; Alexei Ulitin, piano

Fantasy | Daniel Markovich

Monolith | Matt Hightower

Momentums | Dani Howard

Iberian Vignettes | Matt Hightower

I. Porto

II. Andorra

III. Gibraltarian Rock

IV. Corsica

V. Adalusia

10:00AM - Florida State University Octet

Dr. Justin Benavidez, conductor

Tango Divertido | Benjamin Horne

Lux In Terra | Jiro Censhu

I. Affettuoso e con moto

II. Larghetto

III. Vivo e giocoso

Lux Aurumque | Eric Whitacre, arr. Benavidez

Whirlwind | Kevin McKenzie


Euphoniums: Michael Chou, Luke Heinrich, Daniel McAllister, Jonah Zimmerman; Tubas: Chris Bloom, Ramón Garavito, Ralph Jean Paul, Ken Luke

11:00AM - Recital: Dr. Keith Packman, tuba; I-Ching Chen, piano

Crescent Line | Jennifer Higdon

Deep, Dark Night | Drew Bonner

Sakura Song | Yosuke Fukuda

12:00PM - Baltimore Symphony Low Brass Section

Aaron LaVere, Principal Trombone

Jeremy Buckler, 2nd Trombone

Randall S. Campora, Bass Trombone

Aubrey Foard, Principal Tuba

Excerpts from:

Ride of the Valkyries | Richard Wagner

Symphony No. 2, movement 5 | Gustav Mahler

Fountains of Rome | Ottorino Respighi

Symphony No. 7, Finale | Anton Bruckner

Symphonic Metamorphosis | Paul Hindemith

1:00PM - Interservice Euphonium Ensemble

Dr. Brian Bowman, conductor

Rakoczy March from Damnation of Faust | Hector Berlioz, arr. Irving Ray

Canzon 'Cornetto' in Bb Major | Samuel Scheidt, arr. Michael Rondeau

On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss | David Holsinger, arr. Pat Stuckemeyer

Dance of the Jesters from The Snow Maidens | Pyotr Tchaikovsky, arr. Travis Scott

Petite Litanies de Jesus | Gabriel Grovlez, arr. Patrick Schultz

Fantasy for Euphonium Choir | Benjamin Roundtree

Mansions of the Lord from We Were Soldiers | Nick Glennie-Smith, arr. Brian Bowman

Ball of Fire | Peter Smalley

2:00PM - James Madison University Brass Band

When Thunder Calls | Paul Lovatt-Cooper

Party Piece | Philip Sparke

MSgt Matt Summers, euphonium (The President’s Own U.S. Marine Band)

Capriccio | Rodney Newton

MU1 Joseph Guimaraes, tuba (The U.S. Navy Band)

Main Theme from “The Pacific” | Blake Neely and Hans Zimmer

Euphonium Concerto | Andy Scott

Dr. Joel Collier, euphonium

Ad Optimum | Peter Graham

3:00PM - Masterclass with Tim Buzbee

A masterclass with world-renowned tubist Tim Buzbee

4:00PM - Reading Session

Bring your horn and read some tunes under the direction of CPT Richard Viglucci

5:00PM - Armed Forces Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble

MSG Daniel Ord, conductor

Fanfare for a Friend | John Stevens

March Militare | Camille Saint-Saens, arr Arthur Cohen

The Furies | Neal Corwell

Make our Garden Grow | Leonard Bernstein, arr. Irving Ray

Glendora | Rocco DiGiovanni

Theme from Band of Brothers | Michael Kamen, arr. SSgt Justis MacKenzie

Nobles of the Mystic Shrine | J.P. Sousa, arr. Jamie Reynolds

The Longest Time | Billy Joel, arr. Jeff Arwood

7:30PM - The U.S. Army Concert Band

COL Bruce Pulver, conductor

Some Assembly Required | Scott McKenzie

Vintage | David Gillingham

Natalie Colegrove, euphonium (winner of the 2022 U.S. Army Band Euphonium Competition)

MAJ Aaron Morris, conducting

Tuba Concerto No. 2 “This Too Shall Pass” | Todd Goodman

I. Mysterious

II. Slow

III. Sneaky and Menacing

IV. Vibrant

Dr. Justin Benavidez, tuba

1LT Bonnie Alger, conducting

Premier of Wind Band version

Do Not Enter | Robert Cohen

I. Strange Wanderings

II. Midnight Walk

III. Run Away!

Tim Buzbee, tuba

LTC Randy Bartel, conducting

World Premier

Zodiac Concerto | Anthony DiLorenzo

I. Gemini

II. Capricorn

III. Aries

MGySgt Mark Jenkins, euphonium

MSgt Doug Quinzy, horn

Melody Shop | Karl L. King

Them Basses | G.F. Huffine

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