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May 17 Fri
7:00pm
Free

Tuba Masterclass with Tzu-Tung Pan

classical
Room 1325 – Schoenberg Music Building

Tzu-Tung Pan is Principal Tubist of the Kaohsiung Symphony Orchestra. He has performed as guest Principal Tuba with the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, the Taipei City Symphony, National Symphony Orchestra (Taiwan Philharmonic Orchestra) and the Macau Orchestra. As a soloist, Pan has performed with Kaohsiung Symphony Orchestra, National Chiayi University Orchestra, National Taichung University Wind Ensemble, and Kaohsiung Girls Senior High School Wind Ensemble. Since 2015, he has been a proponent of solo performances on the cimbasso and has performed six solo recitals on that instrument throughout Southern Taiwan.

Pan also is Professor of Tuba and Euphonium at universities throughout Southern Taiwan, including National Chiayi University, Tainan University of Science and Technology, and National Kaohsiung Normal University. An innovator in the field of brass pedagogy, he has developed a method of working with inherent speech and language patterns so that players of all brass instruments can perform with greater fluidity.

A passionate advocate for his students, he has successfully placed students in schools and professional ensembles in East Asia and around the world. His students occupy positions in professional groups including the Chinese Navy Band (Principal Euphonium and Principal Tuba), the Chinese Air Force Band (Principal and Associate Tubas), the Chinese Army Band (Principal Tuba), National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra (Bass Trombone), Evergreen Symphony Orchestra (2nd Trombone). His high school student have gone on to major in music at top tier universities, including Indiana University, DePaul University, North Texas University, the Hans Eisler Musikhochschule in Germany, the Royal Northern College of Music, the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste in Switzerland, and the Sydney Conservatorium.

Tzu-Tung Pan is a graduate of Chinese Culture University and the Sydney Conservatorium. His teachers include Sadayuki Okura, Steve Rosse, Roger Bobo, and Jozsef Baszinka.

PARKING

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ACCESSIBILITY

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