Oregon Tuba Association

  • 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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  • 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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  • Check out the 11-16-14 Register Guard

    Sunday, November 16th, 2014By ortubaNews0 comment

    A nice piece featuring some of our euphonium players: Bill Jensen, Cathy Gray and Thom Strunk!

     

    http://registerguard.com/rg/life/lifestyles/32407979-74/never-too-late-to-tune-in-to-music.html.csp

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  • Director Change for the OTA

    Friday, September 19th, 2014By ortubaNews0 comment

    The Oregon Tuba Ensemble welcomes Andy Schanz back to the podium.  Andy was the director of the ensemble from 2006-2012 when he relocated to Portland to pursue his comedy career.  He has decided to return to his low brass roots and return to Eugene part time to give private…

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  • 2014 University of Oregon Scholarship Recipients

    Wednesday, February 19th, 2014By ortubaNews0 comment

    As part of the Oregon Tuba Association’s mission of encouraging young low brass musicians, the James T. Newell Scholarship is awarded to University of Oregon undergraduate music students.  The 2013-2014 recipients are Scott Van Atta, a sophomore from Myrtle Creek, and Jake Fewx, a sophomore from Sherwood.

    Scott…

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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…

    Read More →
  • 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…

    Read More →
  • 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…

    Read More →
  • 2017 Annual Meeting

    Saturday, January 7th, 2017By ortubaNews0 comment

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

    Read More →
  • 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…

    Read More →
  • 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.

    Read More →
  • 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…

    Read More →
  • Check out the 11-16-14 Register Guard

    Sunday, November 16th, 2014By ortubaNews0 comment

    A nice piece featuring some of our euphonium players: Bill Jensen, Cathy Gray and Thom Strunk!

     

    http://registerguard.com/rg/life/lifestyles/32407979-74/never-too-late-to-tune-in-to-music.html.csp

    Read More →
  • Director Change for the OTA

    Friday, September 19th, 2014By ortubaNews0 comment

    The Oregon Tuba Ensemble welcomes Andy Schanz back to the podium.  Andy was the director of the ensemble from 2006-2012 when he relocated to Portland to pursue his comedy career.  He has decided to return to his low brass roots and return to Eugene part time to give private…

    Read More →
  • 2014 University of Oregon Scholarship Recipients

    Wednesday, February 19th, 2014By ortubaNews0 comment

    As part of the Oregon Tuba Association’s mission of encouraging young low brass musicians, the James T. Newell Scholarship is awarded to University of Oregon undergraduate music students.  The 2013-2014 recipients are Scott Van Atta, a sophomore from Myrtle Creek, and Jake Fewx, a sophomore from Sherwood.

    Scott…

    Read More →