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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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-22/football-its-purest
Sports
Thank you from Floyd Dryden Middle School

...to afford this important piece of band equipment, although it was sorely needed. Thanks to their generous gift our tuba players and our band program will experience music on a higher, and lower, level. Floyd Dryden Middle School Band Program

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-09-07/thank-you-floyd-dryden-middle-schoo
Neighbors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-06-12/pickett-lead-final-symphony-concerts-week
Art
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...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-01-20/haines-man-selected-participate-pre
Neighbors
Wrapping up 18th Juneau Jazz & Classics Festival

...had a ceremony for Tuba Fats," he said. "There must have been three or four dozen schools, and I think about 500 tuba players paying tribute to him. He was so well-loved. He didn't get his fame and fortune until he died. Give me roses...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052704/thi_jazzclassics.shtml
This WeeK
Inspirations!

...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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100409/nei_500768439.shtml
Playing, singing a new tune

...my 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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102509/nei_508725891.shtml
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051704/loc_musicians.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091506/nei_20060915003.shtml
Neighbors
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102506/loc_20061025024.shtml
News

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