Studio News – April Update

There has been a lot of news from within the University of Iowa Tuba Euphonium Studio lately, here are some recent highlights:

  • Pat Bigsby wins the award for bests summer job – he recently accepted a position as a reporter for the Molokai Dispatch Newspaper and next year will spend a semester abroad in Antactica through Northwestern University.
  • Two members of our studio from the class of ’08 have been accepted to excellent graduate schools: Jeremy Crawford, who will be attending Northwestern University, and Karl Zelle who will attend the University of North Texas
  • Congratulations to Josh Hoffman on his appointment to the position of Music Director at KRUI
  • I won the A&W Great Root Bear Viral Tuba Video competition on YouTube! Since I filmed it there, I am going to donate the money to the Woodbury Elementary School Music Department in Marshalltown Iowa.
  • Here is an interesting article from the Orange County Register about Jim Self composing.
  • Chris Dickey is now a published arranger! The arrangement of Vaughan Williams’ Bushes and Briars is now available through Brassworks 4 Publishing. Click here to listen to the audio sample – recorded by our very own Collegium Tubum.
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