15 Orchestral Etudes for Contrabass Tuba
Instrumentation: Tuba Methods/Studies/Etudes Instruments: Tuba
Inspired by the mundane ritual of practicing standard orchestral excerpt lists, these 15 etudes present a new twist for the auditioning tuba player. The etudes will promote orchestral audition success by allowing the performer to practice techniques (articulations, rhythm, breath support, etc.) needed for a successful audition without having to practice the actual excerpts. Of course to win that audition, one must practice the actual excerpts as well. Good luck!
BEN MCMILLAN (b. 1984) holds a degree in music composition from Tennessee Tech University. His music has been performed internationally by leading artists, including Steven Mead, Sergio Carolino, Spanish Brass, Eufonix Quartet, North Texas Euphonium Quartet, and the Tennessee Tech Tuba Ensemble. He has had performances at major music venues and conferences including the International Tuba/Euphonium Conference and regional conferences, the Tennessee Music Educators Conference, the US Army Band Tuba/Euphonium Workshop, and Carnegie Hall. He currently resides in northern California.
As a former euphoniumist, Ben was principle soloist with the Tennessee Tech Tuba Ensemble on numerous tours and performances, and recorded several albums with the group. While living in the Midwest, Ben performed on baritone and tenor horn with the award-winning Fountain City Brass Band, based in Kansas City.
Ben studied composition with professors Dr. Greg Danner and James Barnes.
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