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  1. Be Part of an Exciting Tuba or Euphonium Music Commission

    Cimarron Music Press in conjunction with BVD Press just announced an opportunity for you readers to be part of a commission for a new tuba or euphonium piece by award-winning composer Barbara York. She will be doing four pieces, including Sonata for Tuba with Piano, Sonata for Euphonium with Piano, Sonata for Horn with Piano, Suite for Horn or Euphonium and Tuba with Piano. You can sign up now to help with the commission by purchasing in advance one or more of the titles. Your purchase will go toward ...
  2. Article by Euphoniumist Arthur Lehman: Remembering Bob Hoe

    The great euphonium soloist Arthur Lehman has written a collection of his memories of his life as a performer in The United States Marine Band. One of these, presented here for the first time, has many of Arthur's memories of his relationship with Robert Hoe. Bob Hoe was an amateur brass player, who played cornet and euphonium. Bob was a great fan of Arthur and helped bring to the world Arthur's 2 "The Art of Euphonium Playing" recordings (with books). Bob also produced a series of recording ...
  3. Have the Music Inside You - Then Let It Out!

    We spend so much time discussing horns, mouthpieces, techniques, etc. that sometimes we forget that playing euphonium is ultimately about making music. Playing tuba is ultimately about making music. Playing trombone is ultimately about making music. See where I'm going?


    During lessons I give I often play recordings to demonstrate something or other. I haven't kept track, but I think that my students hear other instruments (or voice) much more often than euphonium recordings during ...
  4. Pat Sheridan, Tuba (Video)

    Here is very fun little encore that the great Pat Sheridan played on a live concert. It's a little jazzy:


  5. Oystein Baadsvik, tuba - Czardas (Video)

    Here is the tuba virtuoso Oystein Baadsvik performing Monti's Czardas in a live concert. There are some nice closeup shots of his fingers in action during the 16th-note passages.


  6. Euphonium Soloist Michael Dodd Playing "Harlequin" (Video)

    This is a video of a live concert featuring the young British euphonium virtuoso Michael Dodd (who plays a Sterling Virtuoso euphonium). The solo is written by Philip Sparke and is fine showcase.


  7. Double-Bell Euphonium For Sale!

    A friend is selling a very nice Buescher True Tone double-bell euphonium in satin silver finish. To learn more and see photos, go to the forum on this site under:

    Tuba and/or Euphonium -> For Sale / Wanted to Buy section


    or click the link below (you do not have to be a forum member to see the post):


    Double-Bell Euphonium for Sale
  8. Moving Records and Tapes to CD or MP3

    I have a ton of older recordings that are on LP records or cassette tapes. Often I need to convert some of them to digital format for sharing on the web or to make a CD. There are a few ways to do this.


    My favorite new way is to use the Edirol Portable Digital Recorder, mentioned in a previous post. It is very simple to hook up the recorder to my stereo's line output. Then I just record on the Edirol. When done, I can easily transfer the file to my computer with a USB cable or ...
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