University Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble
The UNR Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble dedicates itself to high-level performance of music composed and arranged specifically for low brass. Their repertoire includes Renaissance motets, jazz, rock, and (of course) polkas. The ensemble includes graduate and undergraduate musicians from across the United States.
The University Tuba Studio
The UNR Tuba Studio includes players from across Nevada, California, and the Pacific Northwest. These musicians are a tightly knit group drawn together by their dedication to their craft. Many members major in music, but the studio includes players with majors that span UNR's campus.
About the Director
Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Nevada, Reno, Dr. Snider was Lecturer of Tuba and Euphonium at the University of Hawai`i-Manoa and adjunct faculty at Salt Lake Community College. He has given master classes and coachings across the U.S. as well as in China, Japan, and Chile. He earned his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Utah, his Master of Music Performance degree from Western Michigan University, and his Bachelor of Music Education and Performance degrees from The Boston Conservatory. Adam’s principal teachers include Gary Ofenloch, Floyd Cooley, Roger Rocco, Andrew Miller, Deanna Swoboda, Charles Villarrubia, and Eric Henry.Dr. Snider to discuss auditon requirements for both the University Tuba-Ensemble and the UNR Tuba Studio.
Academic Low Brass Resources at UNR
There are over 576,685 search results for the key phrase "Low Brass" in the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.
There are over 120 pages of results for the key phrase "Low Brass" in the Link+ California and Nevada library lending system.
Nevada Tuba Day at UNR
Each year, the Department of Music presents Nevada Tuba Day, an entire day devoted to low brass music and musicianship. Events include a group warm-up and clinic with University tuba instructor Dr. Adam Snider, performances by the University’s Tuba Studio and Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble, and a final concert featuring a mass tuba-euphonium ensemble. Players of all ages are invited to take part in the mass ensemble, and the day's events are free and open to all.