Harold Hernandez: Ophicleide, Cimbasso, Tuba


Cuban-born Tubaist Harold Hernández brings to Wessex a wealth of knowledge & experience in performance, lecturing, and thought-leadership surrounding the humble Tuba.

Both a Professor and Director of various institutions in Spain, Cuba, and Italy, Hernández is a world renowned and widely respected instrumentalist; regularly recording for radio, TV, and various record labels.

Hernández is a member of:

  • International Tubist Euphonium Association (ITEA)
  • National Union of Writers and Artists Cuba (UNEAC)
  • Spanish Association of Tubas and Bombardinos (AETYB)

A seasoned writer of all-things Tuba, Hernández regularly writes for teaching and specialist trade and musicology publications in Cuba, USA, and Spain, including; CLAVE Magazine, and HOQUET, alongside his own didactic blog in InBBflat.

Hernández is currently Professor of Tuba at the Jaén Conservatory of Music, as well as a member and founder of QURTUBA BRASS QUINTET, THE DIX MACHINE (Jazz) and Duo TU-BONE (Tuba and Trombone).


For more information about Hernández and to follow his work, please visit any of the following:

All Wessex Tubas and Brass instruments come with a 3-year, peace of mind warranty

You can buy in confidence, as we will give full refund in the unlikely event you are unsatisfied and return within 2 weeks. Furthermore we offer 3-year guarantee against manufacturing defects – which is much more than most leading brands.