Tuba-Euphonium Workshop

January 30-February 2, 2019

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.

Any tuba or euphonium player is invited to bring his/her horn for reading sessions.

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.

2019 Guest Artists

Featured Soloists

Performing with The U.S. Army Orchestra on February 1st:

Chris Olka, Principal Tuba, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
SFC Dan Ord, euphonium, The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own”
Dr. Gail Robertson, University of Central Arkansas

Performing with The U.S. Army Concert Band on February 2nd:

SFC Lauren Curran, euphonium, The United States Army Field Band
Peder MacLellan, Principal Tuba of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
Tim Northcut, University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music

Special Guests

Dr. Justin Benavidez, Florida State University
Blake Birmingham, Leonard Falcone International Euphonium Competition Winner
Dr. Brian Bowman, University of North Texas (ret)
Dr. Kent Eshelman, Baylor University
Jake Fewx, Leonard Falcone International Tuba Competition Winner
Dr. Adam Frey, University of Northern Georgia
Dr. Joanna Hersey, University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Bente Illevold, Norwegian Euphonium Soloist
SSG Eric Jernigan, tuba, United States Army School of Music
Vince Kenney, Drake University
Gunnery Sergeant Ryan McGeorge, “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band
SGT Patrick Nyren, euphonium, United States Army School of Music
Dr. Jesse Orth, University of Northern Iowa
Dr. Ben Pierce, University of Arkansas
Dr. Ryan Robinson, Oklahoma State University
Dr. Matt Shipes, Angelo State University


The Inter-Service Euphonium Choir, conducted by Brian L. Bowman
Florida State University Tuba Euphonium Ensemble-Dr. Justin Benavidez, Director
George Mason University Tuba Euphonium Ensemble-Dr. Dave Porter, Director
Tubafours-(Gail Robertson, Chris Olka, Carmen Russo, Willie Clark)
University of Central Arkansas Tuba Euphonium Ensemble-Dr. Gail Robertson, Director
University of North Georgia Tuba Euphonium Ensemble-Dr. Adam Frey, Director
The United States Army Band Tuba Euphonium Quartet-(SSG Christopher Buckley, SSG Toby Furr, SSG Jeremy McBride, SFC Charles Giannelli)
The West Point Band Tuba Euphonium Quartet (SSG Phillip Broome, SSG Christopher Leslie, SSG Keith Kile, SSG Andrew Dougherty)