Guest Artist Ryan Robinson in Tuba Recital at Baylor

November 2, 2021
Ryan Robinson, Assistant Professor of Tuba and Euphonium at Oklahoma State University, will present a guest recital at Baylor University on Wednesday, November 17, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Roxy Grove Hall. Dr. Robinson will be joined on stage by two members of the Baylor University music faculty, Senior Lecturer in Collaborative Piano Cameron Hofmann and Professor of Tuba and Euphonium Kent Eshelman.
In addition to his teaching duties at OSU, Ryan Robinson serves as Principal Tuba of the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas and Principal Tuba of the Lawton Philharmonic. He holds degrees from the University of North Texas (BM, DMA) and Northwestern University (MM).
Dr. Robinson enjoys a busy and diverse career as a professional tubist. As an orchestral tubist, he has performed with the Houston Symphony, Oklahoma City Philharmonic, Tulsa Symphony, Fort Smith Symphony, Las Colinas Symphony, Allen Philharmonic, and Blue Lake Festival Band. He has accompanied a wide variety of artists, including Weird Al, Kristin Chenoweth, Hansen, Michael W. Smith, BJ Thomas, and Dave Brubeck.
The Baylor program will open with Variations in Olden Style, a six-movement work from 1989 by Thomas Stevens.
Next, Dr. Robinson will play his own transcription of Felix Draeseke’s Romanze for tuba and piano from 1885.
Also to be heard are Solo Etude by Vladislav Blazhevich and the three-movement Concertino from 1978 by Jan Koetsier.
Closing the program will be Tuba Duo Four, a 1997 arrangement by L.A. studio legend Jim Self of the first movement from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Violin Sonata No. 28 in E-flat major, K. 380. Dr. Eshelman will collaborate with Dr. Robinson in this work for two tubas.
This recital is free of charge and open to the public. It is also available for livestreaming at
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