William Russell

How Long with BBBC: Since 2018 Home City: Charlottesville, VA Countries Performed In: Twelve (12): Austria, Canada, China, England, Finland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand…and 39 US states. Principal Instrument: Tuba Other Instruments: Sousaphone Where you might have heard me perform: Boston Brass What is special to me about the BBBC: I was […]

Marty Erickson

How Long with BBBC: Since December 2018 Home City: Toronto, Canada Countries Performed In: Canada, USA, South Korea Principle Instrument: Trumpet Other Instruments: N/A Where you might have heard me perform: Volker Brass Quintet at UMKC What is special to me about the BBBC: Getting to perform alongside my musical heroes! What is special to […]

Les Neish

Website:    www.tuba-artist.com How Long with BBBC: 11 years Home City: Originally from Liverpool, now resident in Northern Ireland Countries Performed In: All continents except Africa and Antarctica! Principle Instrument: Tuba Other Instruments: I try to play Marty Erickson’s tuba but can never find the valves! Where you might have heard me perform: As a […]

Philip Sinder

Website: www.music.msu.edu/faculty/profile/philip How Long with BBBC: Since 1989, the final remaining original member! Home City: East Lansing, Michigan Countries Performed In: Japan, England, Canada, South Korea, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, China Principle Instrument: Tuba Where you might have heard me perform: All around Michigan, with ensembles such as the Detroit Symphony, Michigan Opera Theatre, Lansing Symphony, […]

David Zerkel

David Zerkel is Professor of Tuba and Euphonium at the University of Georgia, leading an active career as both a performer and educator. Before his arrival at UGA, he taught in a similar position at Illinois State University. His students have distinguished themselves by winning international and national competitions and attaining positions with professional performing […]