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Guest Recital: Dr. Tom Curry, tuba

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About the event

A native of Appleton, Wisconsin, Dr. Tom Curry enjoys a diverse performance career as a chamber and orchestral musician. He is currently on the faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Additionally, he is the tubist in the Wisconsin Brass Quintet, a faculty ensemble-in-residence at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Music, and has performed with the Joffrey Ballet, the Chicago Philharmonic, the Madison Symphony Orchestra, the Green Bay Symphony Orchestra, the Ars Viva Symphony, and many other orchestras. Dr. Curry has also appeared with numerous rock and popular acts, including the Chicago-based punk marching band Mucca Pazza.

Tom’s solo playing has been recognized at several international competitions, including the Aeolus International Competition for Wind Instruments (semifinalist, 2013) and the Leonard Falcone International Euphonium and Tuba Competition (semifinalist, 2008 and 2013). An advocate for modern music, Tom is currently preparing to release a solo album of contemporary works for tuba.

Allegro is an umbrella Registered Student Organization that represents all music student organizations at Washington State University. Allegro aims to excite and inspire through music by partnering with student organizations to provide funding for world-renowned guest artists to perform and work one-on-one with students on the Pullman campus. Allegro receives generous funding from the Associated Students of Washington State University.