2013 Northwest Tuba-euphonium Conference
March 22-24. Atlantic Brass Quintet founding member John Manning will be the featured artist. Master classes, lectures, demonstrations and live performances from Northwest teachers will advance tuba-euphonium pedagogy and literature. Students will participate in competitions, a composition contest and performance opportunities in the All-Star Tuba-Euphonium Choir or Open Invite Tuba-Euphonium Choir. Friday, 12:30-5 p.m., with concert at 8 p.m. with the WSU Wind Ensemble featuring co-hosts Christopher Dickey and Benedict Kirby premiering original compositions for soloist and band. Will feature the U.S. premiere of Francois Glorieux’s “Concerto for Euphonium,” the world premiere of “Dark Matter: Petite Concertino for Tuba and Band” by Ben Kirby and selections containing standard tuba and euphonium audition excerpts, in the Bryan Hall Theatre auditorium. Saturday, begins at 8 a.m. with a day of presenter sessions, masterclass, rehearsals, recitals and instrument vendors; with an 8 p.m. recital by John Manning, associate professor of tuba and euphonium at the University of Iowa, in the Bryan Hall Theatre auditorium. Sunday, begins at 8 a.m. with a day of presenter sessions, masterclass, rehearsals and instrument vendors; final concert at 2 p.m. in the Bryan Hall Theatre auditorium. To register and for more information, visit http://www.nwrtec2013.org. For a schedule including concerts, see http://www.nwrtec2013.org/page2/page2.html.