Beth Wiese, tuba

Mon, Jan 28 @ 8 pm

RECITAL HALL

Beth Wiese, tuba

Mon, Jan 28 @ 8 pm

RECITAL HALL


A native of Davenport, Iowa, tubist Beth Wiese leads a diverse performance career, having performed with a wide variety of orchestras and chamber groups including the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra (Denmark), Macao Orchestra, Korean Broadcasting Symphony, American Brass Quintet, American Wind Symphony Orchestra, Lakes Area Music Festival, and Civic Orchestra of Chicago. She has also participated in several summer festivals including the Tanglewood Music Center, National Repertory Orchestra, National Orchestral Institute, and Aspen Music Festival, and has been invited to give recitals at the Amiata Piano Festival (Italy), Chicago Cultural Center, and St. Ambrose University (Davenport, Iowa), among others.

Wiese has been named the winner of several recent competitions, including the International “Città di Porcia” Brass Competition (Italy) and the Musicians’ Club of Women Scholarship Competition (Chicago). She was named a semi-finalist in the Aeolus International Competition for Wind Instruments (Germany), a finalist in the International Tuba and Euphonium Conference Competition, and received second prize in the Leonard Falcone International Tuba and Euphonium Competition.

Wiese completed her Doctorate in Music at Northwestern University, and also received degrees from Yale University (M.M.) and Lawrence University (B.M.). She is currently an assistant professor of tuba and euphonium at Appalachian State University.


HIGHLIGHTS


  • Kyle Abraham's company, A.I.M, brings its "lush movement, infectious music and magnetic dancers" to the Forbes Center for the first time!



  • Jeremy Denk is "a pianist you want to hear no matter what he performs" (The New York Times).



  • The Shanghai Opera Symphony Orchestra makes its Forbes Center debut on its first-ever North American tour!



  • Staunton dance devotee Pamela McCray wins 2018 Circle of Excellence Award


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