The Brass Junkies Podcast - Pedal Note Media
About This Show
The Brass Junkies, hosted by former Boston Brass members Andrew Hitz and Lance LaDuke, features interviews with the best and brightest brass players in the world. Subject matter includes everything from the serious to the ridiculous, just like the music business.
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TBJ81: Matthew Murchison, Sexiest Euphonium Player in West Virginia on playing, writing and charting your own course in music
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TBJ81: Matthew Murchison, Sexiest Euphonium Player in West Virginia on playing, writing and charting your own course in music Composer, tuba and euphonium soloist and all-around fellow knucklehead Matthew Murchison joins Andrew & Lance to discuss his bands Mainspring and the Matthew Murchison Mutiny, studies with Brian Bowman and being yourself as an artist. In this fun and lively conversation, we cover: Being the Sexiest Euphonium Player in West Virginia That he is, in fact, a Doctor Teaching at Marshall University Former Solo Euphonium with River City Brass Workin’ on (p)stuff Breaking a spring His method book for teaching euphonium players to play tuba Studies with Brian Bowman in undergrad His band Mainspring: (flute, euphonium and rhythm section) Composing and arranging No preconceived notion of what euphonium music should be to regular audiences which is a huge opportunity Expanding his writing to include electronics Chewy Being yourself as an artist Who is doing interesting stuff right now (Demondrae Thurmon, Ben Pierce, Fernando Deddos) Whether competitions help or hurt young players Asking for feedback after competitions LINKS: Personal site XO Brass bio page Matthew's Bandcamp page TEM 19: Ron Davis Want to help the show? Here are some ways: Help others find the show by leaving a rating and review on iTunes. Show us some love on Instagram, Facebook, and