ASU Spring Tuba Euphonium Day! with guest Dr. Gail Robertson

ASU Spring Tuba Euphonium Day!

with special guest Dr. Gail Robertson, euphonium

 Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020 – all are invited to attend and participate

List of events: 

Gammage 301

10:00 am– Tuba Euphonium Masterclass

11:00 – Tuba-Euphonium Quartet Arranging

12:00 – lunch social – pizza provided

1:00 – Tuba Euphonium Ensemble Reading Session


5th floor Recital Hall

2:30pm – Recital featuring Gail Robertson


Yamaha Artist – Dr. Tom Bough, guest clinician for ASU tuba euphonium studio

Thomas Bough Digital Frame 8.5×11

Friday October 14, 11:50am-12:40pm  ASU School of Music, EB2-94

Dr. Thomas Bough will work with ASU tuba and euphonium students in a master class setting. In addition, he will offer tips for career development and ways to practice entrepreneurial thinking. Thank you to the Yamaha Corporation and Arizona State University School of Music for sponsoring his visit.

R.S.V.B. Tuba Euphonium Quartet at ASU!

Tubafest #1 starts off with a bang this year with special guests Gail Robertson, Lauren Veronie, and Stacy Baker.  Together with with Deanna Swoboda, they have formed a tuba euphonium quartet.  R.S.V.B. Tuba Euphonium Quartet will present a master class and perform a concert on September 26.  You are all invited!  Please join us.

September 26, 2015 

Welcome to ASU!

Please welcome new members of the 2015 Arizona State University tuba euphonium studio:

Drew Bonner – from Penn State, now serving as a euphonium teaching assistant at ASU

Kelli Duncan – graduated ASU and beginning MM in euphonium performance

Rob Margolis – from University of Minnesota, first year DMA

Ben Marquardt – returning from Manchester England, starting DMA

Mitchell Goodman – euphonium undergrad, transfer from trumpet

Andrew Gonzalez – tuba, transfer from Mesa Community College

Tim Fleegle, – euphonium, transfer from Glendale Community College

Rachel Roty – first year euphonium from Anthem, music education

Faith Christensen – tuba, first year tuba from Gilbert, music education



Kyle Smith – won a euphonium position with the US Marine Drum and Bugle Corp in DC

Breland Hughes – marched with Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corp. 2015 World Champs!

Chad Henderson – marched with Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corp. 2015 World Champs!

Ramon Garavito, Jr. – semifinalist Young Artist competitor for International Leonard Falcone Festival


Miraphone Academy 2014

Calling all tuba and euphonium players!  Join us for 3 days of chamber music, master classes, ensemble coachings, faculty artist concerts, and community performance.  Appropriate for high school students, college students, and community enthusiasts.

June 20-22, 2014  The Miraphone Academy of the West, held at Arizona State University – Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

TUITION – $240 plus individual cost for travel or hotel (there is a $40 discount if you refer and bring a friend)

REGISTRATION for 2014.   If you are interested in reserving a spot for 2014, please contact Deanna Swoboda, directly. or 602-432-0981.

ASU Tuba Euphonium Students Finalists in International Competition!

CONGRATULATIONS to the following Arizona State University tuba euphonium students who will be competing at the International Tuba Euphonium Association Conference this summer in Bloomington, IN!  WOO HOO!!  ASU tuba euphonium quartet –

Danielle VanTuinen, Chandler Smith, Travis Netzer, and Dan Wilhelm.  Bravo!!!!

And, congrats to Travis Netzer and Dan Wilhelm, who will also be competing in the Tuba Artist Solo Division.