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Larry Campbell

Larry B. Campbell is Professor Low Brass at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Mr. Campbell obtained his B.M. at the Eastman School of Music where he studied trombone with Emory Remington, and his M.Ed. from Southwest Texas University. He has served on the faculty of Louisiana State University for 29 years, and since 1969 has been principal trombonist with the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra. His performing credits include: 3 years principal euphonium with the Eastman Wind Ensemble; 4 years solo euphoniumist of the U.S. Coast Guard Band, and 3 years trombonist with the San Antonio Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Campbell has also performed on both tenor tuba and trombone with the New Orleans Symphony, as well as on tenor tuba and bass trumpet with the St. Louis Symphony.

In 1976 Mr. Campbell represented the United States on euphonium at the First International Brass Congress in Montreux, Switzerland where he performed on euphonium and also chaired several T.U.B.A. clinics. While in Switzerland, Mr. Campbell also worked with Peter Hirsbrunner in the testing and development of the Hirsbrunner Euphonium at the Hirsbrunner factory in Sumiswald, Switzerland. Mr. Campbell has written two books, Master Solos, Intermediate Level for Baritone Horn published by Hal Leonard, which includes a performance tape of the works; and co-authored Brass Solo and Study Material Music Guide published by The Instrumentalist as well as over 75 articles and reviews.

Campbell has also been on seven Eastman Wind Ensemble recordings as principal euphoniumist. He has presented concerts and clinics throughout the United States, as well as in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan. In 1995 Mr. Campbell was a featured soloist on euphonium with the U.S. Army Band and Orchestra in Washington, D.C., as well as a featured soloist on trombone and euphonium at the First International Brassfest held at Indiana University. He is a member of the professional tuba-euphonium ensemble, Symphonia, composed of some of the finest musicians of those instruments in the world. They released their first compact disc in May, 1996, and will be recording their second on in May, 1998.

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