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 ensembles, the U of O Wind Ensemble, TEuph, and volunteering with the Humane Society. He was able to substitute with the Salem Chamber Orchestra in the winter of 2016. Juan also teaches tuba lessons locally.
2016-2017 OTA Scholarship Recipient
Sunday, February 5th, 2017By ortubaNews0 comment