Monthly Archives: October 2010

Happy Halloween 2010

Here’s a photo of my students from our recent “Spooky Tubas” concert at the Coralville Library. As part of our OkTUBAfest, we present this concert each year for an audience of kids and adults, and this year the concert theme … Continue reading

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Royal Oculus and Gramaphone Company

Wow, I stumbled upon this doing a simple image search for tuba. From Shirley & Spinoza Radio check out the set list for the pod cast “Tuba! Not the Girl“. Even better, play it or down load it. Seems like … Continue reading

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Harvey Phillips (1929-2010)

It is with great sadness that the tuba world learned today of the passing of one of the greatest tuba artists, teachers, and advocates that ever lived. Harvey Phillips was personally responsible for hundreds of new works for the tuba … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest and OkTUBAfest

OkTUBAfest 2010 Poster Yesterday I enjoyed a visit to an authentic Oktoberfest, held each year at the Amana Colonies, a German colony not far from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. They had a parade, a cute dog costume contest, activities for the … Continue reading

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