MUP 161-271 Major Studio Instruction


SYLLABUS:  Please check out the D2L site for your specific syllabus and accompanying information

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Downloadable Jury Form

Weekly Lesson Form

Circle of Fifths

Useful Links to Important Concepts:

Tuning by Wes Jacobs (tuba)

Bud Herseth on warming up

Naxos Listening Library from PCC Library
1. Log into My Pima (www.pima.edu)
2. Click the “Library” tab
3. Click the “Articles and Databases” link
4. Click the “go directly to the database” scroll bar and find Naxos Music Library to click on.
You can do a keyword search like Euphonium or Tuba or the actual name of the composer or title of the work.
5. Only 10 users are allowed on at any one time due to licensing restrictions.  If you can’t log on, try again later.

Fingering Charts
BBb tuba 4 valve fingering chart
CC tuba 5 valve fingering chart
Bb euphonium 4 valve (non-compensating) fingering chart

The Academy tuba warm-ups by Pilafian/Sheridan/Richardson

This is not a comprehensive list but a representative list of major locations tuba and euphonium enthusiasts should know about:

MUSIC AND RECORDINGS

TUBA EUPHONIUM PRESS
owned by International Tuba Euphonium Association (now operated by Cimarron Music)
Euphonium
Tuba

ENCORE MUSIC PUBLISHERS
Purveyors of lots of great low brass methods and orchestra studies

ROBERT KING MUSIC SALES
The grand-daddy of all brass music companies.

JUST FOR BRASS
Comprehensive one-stop website for everything brass

T.A.P. MUSIC SALES
Lots of hard to find music and recordings

WALKING FROG RECORDS
Lots of great recordings of tuba and euphonium soloists and ensembles

CRYSTAL RECORDS
The first major source of tuba and euphonium recordings

SUMMIT RECORDS
Many solo, quintet, and brass ensemble CD recordings including all the Summit Brass CDs

FOCUS ON MUSIC
Home of the Breathing Gym and other band oriented products

ORGANIZATIONS

INTERNATIONAL TUBA AND EUPHONIUM ASSOCIATION (ITEA)
The international organization for our instruments

ARTISTS AND ENSEMBLES

SYMPHONIA
America’s only professional large tuba/euphonium ensemble

ØYSTEIN BAADSVIK
International tubist and guest artist at Pima, October 2005

ROGER BOBO
International tubist and legendary brass musician

STEVEN MEAD
One of the world’s greatest living euphonium soloists. Lots of music and recordings for sale on this site.

JIM SELF
Legendary Hollywood tubist, composer, and soloist

ADAM FREY
One of the established euphonium soloists.  Lots of music and recordings for sale on this site.

NORLAN BEWLEY
Great web site with so much information on pedagogy, performance, warm-up, etc.

ARIZONA UNIVERSITIES TUBA/EUPHONIUM INSRUCTORS

University of Arizona – Dr. Matt Tropman

  • Music Bldg, Room 131
  • 520-621-2057
  • University of Arizona Tuba Studio Calendar

Arizona State University – Dr. Deanna Swoboda
Deanna Swoboda web site

Northern Arizona University – Genevieve Clarskson
Genevieve Clarkson web site

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