DECEMBER 10th, 2011

Held on the beautiful campus of the University of Central Arkansas, Arkansas Tuba-Euphonium Day is the largest  gathering of tuba and euphonium players in the state!  Occurring annually, 2011 marks the second year of this event filled with masterclasses, clinics, recitals, concerts, and guest artists.

This year our guest artists are two of the most respected performers and teachers in the music world.  We are pleased to announce that joining as our Euphonium Guest Artist – Demondrae Thurman  and also joining us is our Tuba Guest Artist – Sam Pilafian

Here’s the tentative 2011 Schedule of Events:

8:00am – Registration begins

10:00am – Let’s Warm Up! – Group warm-up

11:15am – Masterclass #1 – Demondrae Thurman

12:15pm – Lunch provided by the UCA Tuba Euphonium Krewe

1:15pm – Recital #1 – Collegiate faculty from around the region.  

(Kevin Sanders – University of Memphis, Marcus Wiggins – Arkansas Tech University, Jamie Lipton – Henderson State University, Christian Carichner – University of Central Arkansas)

2:30pm – Masterclass #2 – Sam Pilafian

3:30pm – Ensemble Concert – Featuring the students of UCA, UM, and HSU

4:45pm- Masterclass #3 – Round Table Discussion Sam Pilafian, Demondrae Thurman, Jeff Jarvis, 

6:00pm – Dinner

7:00pm – Closing Concert – Demondrae Thurman, Euphonium 

                                                     Sam Pilafian, Tuba

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