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Gary Viebranz

Instructor of Tuba and Euphonium

Gary A. Viebranz, Adjunct Instructor of Tuba and Euphonium, graduated from The Ohio State University with the Bachelor of Music Education degree, cum laude. He holds Master of Music degrees in tuba performance and conducting, as well as a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in conducting from the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati.

Dr. Viebranz is in frequent demand throughout the United States as guest conductor, clinician, and soloist. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, the Music Educator’s National Conference, the College Band Directors National Association, the Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Bandmasters Association, Chamber Music America, and the American Federation of Musicians.

Dr. Viebranz is also the Director of Instrumental Ensembles at Penn State-Erie, the Behrend College. He is the co-founder of “Winds on the Lake,” and a founding member of “UnderCurrents”, a professional tuba-euphonium quartet.

Selected Publications: 

ARTICLES PUBLISHED IN NONREFERRED JOURNALS

“Going Digital: A Basic Need Guide to Archiving Your Performances On Compact Disc.” PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. (Spring 2000): 20–21, 28.

REVIEWS PUBLISHED IN NONREFEREED JOURNALS

“Jazz Reviews.” PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. Winter (2011). [Reviews of 6 original compositions for jazz ensemble.]

“Jazz Reviews.” PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. Summer (2011). [Reviews of 10 compositions for jazz band and 4 method books for improvisation training.]

“Jazz Reviews.” PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. Fall (2011). [Reviews of 6 compositions for jazz ensemble.]

Rev. of 6 original compositions for jazz ensemble. PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. (Winter 2010): 10.

Rev. of 6 original compositions for jazz ensemble. PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. (Spring 2010): 12–13.

Rev. of original compositions for jazz ensemble. PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. (Summer 2010): 14.

Rev. of original compositions for jazz ensemble. PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. (Fall 2010): 14.

Rev. of 6 original compositions for jazz ensemble. PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. (Winter 2009): 22.

Rev. of 6 original compositions for jazz ensemble. PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. (Fall 2009): 36.

Rev. of 6 original compositions for jazz ensemble. PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. (Summer 2009): 12.

Rev. of 6 original compositions and 3 method books for jazz ensemble. PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. (Spring 2009): 34–35.

Rev. of 6 original compositions for jazz ensemble. PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. (Winter 2009): 22.

Rev. of 8 original compositions for jazz ensemble. PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. (Fall 2008): 8.

Rev. of 8 original compositions for jazz ensemble. PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. (Summer 2008): 12.

Rev. of 8 original compositions for jazz ensemble. PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. (Spring 2008): 14.

Rev. of 6 original compositions for jazz ensemble. PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. (Winter 2008): 6.

Rev. of 6 original compositions for jazz ensemble. PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. (Summer 2007): 12.

Rev. of 3 new publications for jazz ensemble. PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. (Winter 2007): 16.

Rev. of 4 original compositions for jazz ensemble. PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. (Fall 2006): 16.

Rev. of 6 original compositions for jazz ensemble. PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. (Spring 2006): 16.

Rev. of 5 original compositions for jazz ensemble. PMEA NEWS. The Official Journal of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. (Winter 2006): 8.