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An Interview with Tubist, Andrew Hitz (part 6)

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Me: Since there is a lack of solo tuba music, where are your favorite places to look for alternative solo music?

Andrew: One of the best things that a teacher did for me when I was in middle school in 8th grade, he made me learn how to read down an octave.  That [...]

An Interview with Tubist, Andrew Hitz (part 4)

My Interview with Tubist, Andrew Hitz from May 27, 2011 (continued).

Me: What do you like best about being a tuba player specifically?

Andrew: I definitely like being the foundation.  I like being the bass line in a Dixie band.  In a band, the tubas control the intonation, for better [...]

An Interview with Tubist, Andrew Hitz (part 1)

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An Interview with Tubist, Andrew Hitz.

I recently had the privilege of  interviewing Andrew Hitz.  Mr. Hitz is the tuba player for the Boston Brass and teaches at George Mason University and Gettysburg College.  As an Educational Ambassador for Jupiter Band Instruments, Andrew has conducted master classes in such places as Thailand, China, Germany, and [...]