2014 School Year has begun!!

Another summer has come and gone. It looks to be a great year for the SFA Tuba-Euphonium Studio.

Special welcome to incoming students:

Johnny Acevedo, tuba

Tim Auvenshine, tuba

Brenna Wilkinson, tuba

Ryan Dutton, euphonium

Alex Montgomery, euphonium

Jacob Rivas, euphonium

Aaron Heckamon, tuba

Erasmo Herrera, euphonium

Jose Mesa, tuba

AND!!! Nick Rooch, euphonium

I’d also like to give a special welcome to Mr. Ronnie Ross, our new Adjunct Professor of Tuba-Euphonium. Ronnie will be helping out the studio as we grow.

2014 International Tuba-Euphonium Conference Solo Recital

I’m excitedly preparing for a solo appearance at the 2014 International Tuba-Euphonium Conference in Bloomington, IN.  The selected program for the recital will include:

Concert Allegro           Alexei Lebedev

Lullaby for R.J.           James R. Wright

*World Premiere

Sonata for Tuba           Zoltan Gardonyi


The recital is scheduled for Saturday – May 24, 2014 at 8:45am in Ford Hall on the Indiana University Campus.

SFA Tuba-Euphonium Concert – 2014 International Tuba-Euphonium Conference

Very pleased to announce that the Stephen F. Austin State University Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble will be performing at the 2014 International Tuba-Euphonium Conference in Bloomington, IN.  This will be the first appearance at an international conference for the SFA Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble.


Their performance is scheduled for Tuesday – May 20, 2014 at 3:45pm in Ford Hall on the Indiana University Campus.

Spring semester is a go!

The Spring semester at SFA is officially open for business!  SFA students, please check the SFA link for this semester’s lesson schedule.  Lessons will start tomorrow – Monday’s lesson schedule will occur on Friday in order to make up for the MLK holiday.  We will meet for studio class but not for Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble this week.  See you all then!



Tuba-Euphonium Events in East Texas – October 2013

There are a bunch of great Tuba-Euphonium related events happening all over East Texas next month.  You should definitely try to make it a few.

Demondrae Thurman, Euphonium Guest Artist – 10/5/2013 – 7:30pm – Cole Concert Hall – SFASU

(Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student/youth. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS)

Oystein Baadsvik, Tuba Artist – 10/15/2013 – 7:30pm – Wise Auditorium – Tyler Junior College

Free Admission

Benjamin Pierce, Tuba & Euphonium Artist – 10/23/2013 – 7:30pm – Music Recital Hall – SFASU

Free Admission