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Complete Pedagogical Concepts for Low Brass Performance

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  • Concept: Our concern as players must be with the beautiful sound quality of the tuba. When sound production becomes more efficient the use of breath becomes more efficient. Good physical habits must be developed by the player to be a conditioned response. Our main concentration as a player is on the “end result” or the message we are expressing through our music.
  • Daniel Perantoni (
  • 12/20/2017 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
  • Meeting Room W181
  • Daniel Perantoni, Tuba-Provost Professor, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University Dan or “Mr. P” as his students call him is a legendary tuba artist, teacher and pedagogue as well as a trailblazer in a variety of genres including work as a solo recitalist, chamber musician, jazz musician, and instrument design. He was given the Lifetime Achievement Award by the executive board of T.U.B.A. A true legion of former students holds prestigious positions in major performing ensembles and music schools around the world. Their success is the best testimony to his abilities as a teacher, mentor, and friend. He is cited as a “tubist’s tubist,” featuring his playing a “lyrical, clear, and singing tone, along with his impeccable musical style.” Daniel Perantoni has been a featured artist in Carnegie Hall, the Monterey Jazz Festival, the Spoleto Festival U.S.A., the Adelaide Festival in Australia, the Banff Centre for the Arts in Canada, the Montreux Brass Congress in Switzerland, and recently as soloist throughout Europe and Japan. He is a founding member of the Summit Brass, Symphonia, the St. Louis Brass Quintet, the Matteson-Phillips Tubajazz Consort, and has released numerous solo albums and chamber music CD’s. He is a Buffet Crampon B&S Artist.