Tuba-Euphonium Workshop

The U.S. Army Band is proud to present our annual Tuba-Euphonium Workshop. The Workshop features concerts, recitals, exhibits, masterclasses, and lectures by leading low-brass authorities from around the world.

Feb 1, 2023 - Feb 4, 2023

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2023 Schedule of Events

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Wednesday, February 1st

  • 7:30PM - Brass Band of Northern Virginia featuring SFC Toby Furr (euphonium) and GySgt Landres Bryant (tuba); Dr. Brian Bowman, conducting

Thursday, February 2nd

  • 8:00AM - Group Warm-up led by Patrick Sheridan
  • 9:00AM - Military Recital featuring SPC Zachary Al-Radiedeh (euphonium), A1C Andrew Berry (euphonium), SSG Brandon Benson (tuba), TSgt Alison Miserendino (euphonium), CMSgt (retired) Jan Duga (tuba), Michael Thompson (piano)
  • 10:00AM - Recital featuring Dr. Chris Combest (tuba)
  • 11:00AM - Valdosta State University Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble
  • 12:00PM - Recital featuring Blake Birmingham (euphonium), Michael Thompson (piano), and Ramón Garavito, Jr. (tuba)
  • 1:00PM - U.S. Army Field Band Tuba-Euphonium Section
  • 2:00PM - Recital featuring Dr. Brandon Smith, tuba
  • 3:00PM - The Modern Tuba Masterclass (bring your instrument!) with Bill Muter
  • 4:00PM - U.S. Navy Band Tuba-Euphonium Quartet
  • 4:30PM - University of Tennessee-Knoxville Volunteer Brass Quintet
  • 5:00PM - Reading Session (bring your instrument!) conducted by MSG Daniel Ord
  • 6:00PM - Armed Forces Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble (AFTEE) Rehearsal in the Minor Studio - open to all military personnel!
  • 7:30PM - U.S. Army Blues featuring Patrick Sheridan

Friday, February 3rd

Exhibits open from 12PM - 5:30PM

  • 8:00AM - Group Warm-up led by Dr. Danny Chapa
  • 9:00AM - Military Recital featuring SSG Marc Placencia (tuba), MU1 Joseph Guimaraes (tuba), SSG Brianna Williams (euphonium), Michael Thompson (piano)
  • 10:00AM - Falcone Winner's Recital featuring Andrew Ribo (euphonium) and Christopher Bloom (tuba)
  • 11:00AM - University of North Georgia Low Brass Collective conducted by Dr. Adam Frey
  • 12:00PM - Recital featuring Dr. Alex Lapins
  • 1:00PM - Social Media Tips and Tricks with Drew Bonner and Kevin Fenske
  • 2:00PM - Recital featuring Dr. Stephanie Ycaza, tuba; Alexei Ulitin, piano
  • 2:30PM - Recital featuring Tim Buzbee, tuba; Alexei Ulitin, piano
  • 3:00PM - Self Care Seminar with Jarret McCourt
  • 4:00PM - George Mason University Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble conducted by Dr. William Porter
  • 4:15PM - Armed Forces Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble (AFTEE) Rehearsal in the Major Studio - open to all military personnel!
  • 5:00PM - Reading Session (bring your instrument!) conducted by Jarret McCourt
  • 7:30PM - The U.S. Army Orchestra featuring SSG Andrew Dougherty (tuba), Dr Danielle VanTuinen (euphonium), Patricio Cosentino (tuba), Misa Mead (euphonium)

Saturday, February 4th

Exhibits open from 10AM - 5:30PM

  • 8:00AM - Mock Service Band Auditions (open to audience observation)
  • 8:00AM - Group Warm-up led by Patricio Cosentino
  • 9:00AM - Recital featuring Dr. Gretchen Renshaw James, tuba; Alexei Ulitin, piano
  • 9:30AM - Recital featuring Dr. Matthew Hightower, tuba; Alexei Ulitin, piano
  • 10:00AM - Florida State University Octet
  • 11:00AM - Recital featuring Dr. Keith Packman (tuba)
  • 12:00PM - Masterclass with the Baltimore Symphony Low Brass Section
  • 1:00PM - Interservice Euphonium Ensemble conducted by Dr. Brian Bowman
  • 2:00PM - James Madison University Brass Band featuring MSgt Matthew Summers (euphonium), MU1 Joseph Guimaraes (tuba), Dr. Joel Collier (tuba); conducted by Dr. Kevin Stees
  • 3:00PM - Masterclass with Tim Buzbee
  • 4:00PM - Reading Session (bring your instrument!) conducted by CPT Richard Viglucci
  • 5:00PM - Armed Forces Tuba Euphonium Ensemble conducted by MSG Daniel Ord
  • 7:30PM - The U.S. Army Concert Band featuring Natalie Colegrove (euphonium), Dr. Justin Benavidez (tuba), Tim Buzbee (tuba), MGySgt Mark Jenkins (euphonium)
  • 9:00PM - Reception

Mock military band auditions for tuba and euphonium will take place on Saturday, February 4th as a part of the Tuba-Euphonium Workshop.

Tuba excerpts

Euphonium excerpts

Applications due by Tuesday, January 17th, 2023

To apply, please submit a one page resume (pdf only), including your current email and phone number, to tusabtewmockauditions@gmail.com

2023 Featured Ensembles


2023 Featured Artists

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