Monthly Archives: October 2007

Spooky Tubas 2007

Thank you, once again, for making Spooky Tubas 2007 the best one yet! I think the costumes were hilarious, and we had the best crowd ever.

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My Final Project Part Two: Public Art

I recently have taken notice of the wealth of artwork in the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. I find it comforting that patients and visitors, not to mention the staff and students at the hospital benefit from being surrounded … Continue reading

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My Final Project Part One: Afro-Cuban Drum and Dance

Today I attended a recital by the Afro-Cuban Drum and Dance Ensemble at the UI Space Place Theater in North Hall. I really enjoyed the performance, and was especially pleased to see Pat Bigsby drumming, and my colleague Jim Dreier … Continue reading

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Beer as Currency

In Seminar Class today, after realizing that the theme for the day was “Beer”, and after receiving your generous gift of Fat Tire, I was inspired to declare beer the official currency of the UI Tuba Euphonium Studio. Of course, … Continue reading

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Guest Artists Kenyon Wilson

Our guest artists this semester will be Kenyon Wilson, the low brass instructor at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. I have the honor of joining him on a duet he composed, called Tubaku, written while he was a Fulbright … Continue reading

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Campus Conversation Partners

I recently volunteered for a new program on campus called Campus Conversation Partners, which pairs a student or faculty volunteer with an international student who speaks English as a second language. I met my partner yesterday, who is a PhD … Continue reading

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TubaHead’s New Home!

This is my first post since moving TubaHead to WordPress. To try it out, I have added this photo (baseline alignment), with a border of 10, and vertical and horizontal spaces of 10. This is a link to CLAS, here … Continue reading

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