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Pickett to lead final symphony concerts this weekend

...violist"I'd like to thank Kyle for the special opportunities that he offered. Few conductors would ever allow a tuba player to handle the contra-bassoon lines in the B5, or play a concerto on the euphonium, but Kyle did those very things...
Football at its purest

...because one of the drummers had to work.The band, which is only 3 years old and doesn't yet march, is led by a tuba player, Joshua Williams, a 33-year-old student who delights in directing his group in the song, "Stand Up and Fight...
Photo: The buzz about music

...Riverbend Elementary School. Other students who were at recess put their ears to the windows to listen to the music. Tuba player Nathan Bastuscheck joined Tada for the performance, which was one of several that day by symphony musicians at Juneau-area...
Haines man selected to participate in Presidential Inaugural Parade

...presidential inaugural parade, which is scheduled to take place Jan. 21. Eberly, an Alaska Native man from Haines, is a tuba player with the band.The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own" was founded in 1922 by Army Chief of Staff, General...
Stephen Young

...the tuba in high school, and his brother, who is in seventh grade, also plays. Favorite artists: He listens to tuba player Oystein Baadsvik, "who can play many violin concertos on the tuba. I think they sound better when played on the tub...

...Larry Stevens, co-founder of the Juneau Volunteer Marching Band, agreed. "(Young), like Anja, is an excellent tuba player," he said. "Fortunately, the Juneau Concert Band can provide a playing opportunity for both of them." A JDHS...
Playing, singing a new tune life was definitely whatever played the grandpa in 'Peter and the Wolf,'" he said. Like Nankervis, sophomore tuba player Alan Young shows a love for the variety of sounds his instrument can make. "It's a different instrument, and not...
JDHS musicians to tour Europe

...several thousand dollars. Students often raise funds. Sometimes, farm kids raise a calf and sell it, Barr said. One tuba player set up in a mall and earned $500, she said. Besides the tour's musical benefits, the students gain independence...

...wild, stratospheric cello playing, kind of like playing Paginini on the violin." Both shows conclude with Tada and tuba player Nathan Bastuscheck's take on satirical composer PDQ Bach's "Duet for Violin." Bach - the absurd, imaginary...
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Band hits high note

...He's one of the greatest teachers I've had, by far," said senior Sierra Jadaire, who plays the clarinet. Tuba player Stephen Young, who also is a senior, said the band's success is due to Guiher's experience and the students...


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