Brian Dobbins: Tuba


American tubist Brian Dobbins has been Professor of Tuba and Euphonium at the University of Oaklahoma since 2003; supporting his students to win a variety of regional, national, and even international solo & ensemble competitions.

A Bb tubist with the Fountain City Brass Band, the ensemble has won no less than eight US Open Championships and six North American Brass Band Championships over the last 10 years.

Also a founding member of Boyd Street Brass – a seven piece New Orlean’s style street band – Dobbins’ has enjoyed a number of positions within both orchestral and brass band settings, including:

  • Principal tubist with Santa Fe Symphony
  • Principal tubist with Xalapa Symphony
  • Santa Fe Opera
  • New Mexico Symphony
  • Oklahoma City Philharmonic
  • Tulsa Symphony
  • New Mexico Brass Quintet

In addition to his performing and teaching career, Dobbins is also the Assistant Director of the University of Oklahoma School of Music.


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