EMF Signs New Tuba Faculty Artist
Eastern Music Festival is honored to announce the addition of acclaimed teacher and performer, Aaron Tindall to its 2018 lineup of faculty artists. Tindall is the acting principal tubist of the Sarasota Orchestra and the assistant professor of tuba and euphonium at the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami.
“Not only am I excited about the talent that Aaron Tindall will bring to the Eastern Festival Orchestra and its stellar performances, I am very encouraged by the depth of experience that he will share with EMF’s Young Artists who will be working with him for five weeks this summer, ” says EMF Executive Director Chris Williams.
Tindall will be joining over 75 fellow colleagues in performances during EMF’s five-week season as well as and teaching its 220-plus Young Artists.
Last summer EMF attracted students from 38 states as well as Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and 10 nations. With over 650 applicants, and only 234 acceptances, EMF is hailed as one of the nation’s premier music festivals.
Lauded as North Carolina’s Musical Treasure, EMF annually provides 65-plus performances in Greensboro and throughout the Triad during its summer festival.
Artist Biography – With his solo playing described as being “remarkable for both its solid power and its delicacy” and his orchestral playing praised as “a rock- solid foundation,” Aaron Tindall is the acting principal tubist of the Sarasota Orchestra and the assistant professor of tuba and euphonium at the Frost School of Music – University of Miami.
He has served as the acting principal tubist of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra, held the principal tuba position with the Aspen Festival Orchestra where he was an orchestral fellow, and has collaborated as guest tubist with orchestras such as the Teatro alla Scala Opera and Ballet Orchestra (Milan, Italy), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (Australia), Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Naples Philharmonic, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, New World Symphony, and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.
He is a frequent soloist, guest artist/clinician, and orchestral tubist throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. He has been featured at the International Tuba and Euphonium Conferences since 2006, performed in England with the National Champion Grimethorpe Colliery Brass Band, and his solo playing has been heard on NPR’s Performance Today radio show. Tindall has been a prizewinner of many competitions (solo & chamber) across the world.
He has also been a two-time finalist in the prestigious Concert Artist Guild Competition and released three highly acclaimed solo recordings; Transformations (Winner of Two 2017 Global Music Awards), This is My House…Transformations (Winner of Two 2015 Global Music Awards), and Songs of Ascent. He served on the faculty of Ithaca College, Eastern Michigan University, Penn State University, and at the Conservatoire National de Region in Perpignan, France.
About Eastern Music Festival – The 57-year-old Eastern Music Festival promotes musical enrichment, excellence, professional collaboration, innovation, and diversity through a nationally recognized teaching program, music festival, concerts and other outreach programs in Greensboro and the Triad. Each summer EMF attracts over 220 talented, dedicated young artists (ages 14-23) from across the U.S. and the globe to study and perform for five weeks with its 75-plus faculty musicians. EMF provides specialized courses of study for students in orchestral, piano, conducting, and classical guitar studies.
In 2017, 18,000 people attended EMF’s 65-plus ticketed performances and events, and many more participated in community outreach performances at libraries, churches, senior communities, parks, etc. For more information about EMF and the 2018 season, visit EasternMusicFestival.org.
Eastern Music Festival returns June 23- July 28, 2018, for its 57th season.
For more information about Eastern Music Festival, visit http://www.easternmusicfestival.org/festival/calendar