Masterclass: Roger Bobo, tuba
16th March 2018, Villa Vipolže
The course is intended for students of tuba, euphonium and other brass instruments. Brass ensembles are also eligible.
The entry fee for each lesson (60/120 min) is 80/150 €.
All-day passive attendance is 150 € (all prices include tax).
Attendees are asked to register at the location half an hour before the given time.
The deadline for applications is 5 March 2017 or until all positions get filled.
The entry is valid only after paying the entry fee. In case of cancellation the entry fee is not refundable.
Application is possible via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Brass Legend, Virtuoso Soloist, World Renown Teacher… These are just a few catch phrases associated with Roger Bobo. He is in demand worldwide as a teacher of all brass instruments, adjudicator at major international competitions, and as a conductor. He gave what is reputed to be the first solo tuba recital in the history of Carnegie Hall. Roger Bobo currently lives in Oaxaca, Mexico where he has founded the Oaxaca Brass Ensemble (OBE). Prior to Mexico Roger Bobo taught at the Musashino Academy of Music in Tokyo, Japan, the Fiesole School of Music near Florence, Italy, the Lausanne Conservatory in Switzerland, the Bern Conservatory in Switzerland, the Rotterdam Conservatory in the Netherlands and at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England. He has conducted the Los Angeles Philharmonic, The Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra, the Greek Radio Symphony, the Trondheim Symphony in Norway and the Xalapa Symphony Orchestra in Xalapa, Mexico. As a conductor, Roger Bobo has a strong background playing for and studying the rehearsal and conducting technique of the greatest conductors in the world. During his twenty-five years with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, he had close associations with Zubin Mehta, Carlo Maria Giulini and Andre Previn, not to mention the many world class guest conductors of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. A list of orchestras that have seen Roger Bobo as soloist, conductor or teacher would fill volumes. His career has covered as many continents as it has decades.