Oregon Tuba Association

  • Heavy Metal at Saturday Market

    Tuesday, April 4th, 2017By ortubaConcerts0 comment

    As April returns, so does Eugene’s Saturday Market, and on April 8th at 2:00, the Heavy Metal of the Oregon Tuba Ensemble invades Saturday Market.  Come and enjoy the local vendor’s food and crafts while listening to the Oregon Tuba Ensemble’s eclectic mix of marches, patriotic songs, movie themes…

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  • Gene Pokorny Residency

    Sunday, February 5th, 2017By ortubaNews0 comment

    The Oregon Tuba Association is helping support Gene Pokorny as the Robert Trotter Visiting Professor at the University of Oregon from February 12-15, 2017.  Highlights include an open Masterclass on Sunday, Feb. 12th (Beall Hall, 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.) and a free recital on Monday, Feb. 13th (Beall…

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  • 2016-2017 OTA Scholarship Recipient

    Sunday, February 5th, 2017By ortubaNews0 comment

    OTA would like to announce that Juan Valdez is the 2016-2017 OTA James T. Newell Scholarship recipient.   Juan is a sophomore studying tuba performance at the University of Oregon under Professor Michael Grose.  His ambition is to be a professional tuba player.  His interests include playing in chamber…

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  • New Director for OTE has been selected!

    Sunday, January 22nd, 2017By ortubaNews0 comment

    With former director Andy Schanz returning to Portland full time, the OTE had a director search during the Christmas season.  We are proud to announce that Chuck Nickles, a tuba performance major from the University of Oregon (2011) who spent 5 years in Germany in the Army Band, has…

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  • 2017 Annual Meeting

    Saturday, January 7th, 2017By ortubaNews0 comment

    On January 26th, 2017, the OTA will have its Annual Meeting.

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  • Time for Tuba Carol Concert!

    Monday, November 28th, 2016By ortubaConcerts2 comments

    Calling all tuba/baritone/euphonium players!  Tuba Carol Concert 2016 is December 3rd.  Register at 8:30, Rehearse from 9-11, and concert at Noon.

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  • 2016 Fall Season Getting Underway

    Wednesday, September 21st, 2016By ortubaConcerts, News0 comment

    On Thursday, Sept. 22nd, the Oregon Tuba Ensemble will begin its fall season.  In the immediate future are Oktoberfest performances for Cascade Retirement Home, and a celebration with the Springfield Museum as they promote “Hops and History” on October 14.


    Tuba Carol Concert is set for December 3rd, 2016, and…

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  • 2016 Annual Meeting

    Thursday, January 7th, 2016By ortubaNews0 comment

    The 2016 Annual Meeting of the Oregon Tuba Association will be held on January 28,2016, at Grace Lutheran Church, 18th and Hilyard, Eugene.  Pizza social at 6:30 p.m. with the business meeting at 7:00 p.m.

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  • What are the Tubas doing?

    Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015By ortubaNews0 comment

    So far this summer, the Oregon Tuba Ensemble has played for the Eugene Symphony Guild Garden walk in June, at the Butte to Butte 10K run in Eugene and the Creswell Chamber of Commerce pancake breakfast on the 4th of July, played concerts in several retirement homes, and has…

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  • 2015 Performance Season Begins

    Tuesday, April 28th, 2015By ortubaConcerts0 comment

    2015 has started off with an oompah.  The Tuba Ensemble played at Eugene’s Holiday Market on April 25th.  Our next outing will be in Corvallis for the Spring Garden Festival on May 3rd.  We will be playing for the Eugene Symphony guild Garden Walk on June 7th and look…

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