Guest Recital: Benjamin Pierce, euphonium
- Thursday November 8 8:00pm
Dr. Benjamin Pierce is a member of the music faculty at the University of Arkansas where he teaches applied tuba and euphonium and directs the tuba/euphonium ensemble. Pierce holds a BM in euphonium performance from Bowling Green State University, a MM in euphonium performance, and a DMA in tuba performance from SMTD.
Pierce has notably been the winner of some dozen international tuba and euphonium artist competitions held in the United States, Japan, Germany, Finland, South Korea, England, and Italy. He is a frequent soloist at home and abroad performing many solo recitals as well as concerti with such ensembles as the premier United States military bands, top American brass bands, and such orchestras as the Tokyo Symphony, Oulu Symphony (Finland), and Vogtland Philharmonie (Germany). He has also served as a tubist in a number of orchestras, including those in Detroit, Tulsa,Toledo, and Ann Arbor, and is currently a member of the acclaimed Brass Band of Battle Creek, in which he has performed on three different instruments.
Free - no tickets required