Guest Recital to Feature Wass


Arkansas Tech will welcome Dr. Kevin Wass for a guest recital Saturday. Wass, on the tuba, will be accompanied by Susan Wass on the piano.

The recital will feature works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, Robert Schumann and Paul Hindemith.

Kevin Wass is an associate professor of tuba and euphonium at Texas Tech University. He has performed in a wide array of ensembles, including the Disneyland All American College Band, the Music Academy of the West Festival Orchestra, Keith Brian’s New Sousa Band, the Omaha, Lincoln and various brass chamber groups.

His solo appearances have included competitions in the United States, Canada and the Czech Republic, and recitals and concerto appearances at colleges and tuba euphonium conferences.

Currently, Kevin Wass serves as the the Principal Tubist of the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra.

Susan Wass is the senior staff accompanist at Texas Tech University. She has appeared throughout the country as an accompanist and chamber musician.

Additionally, she has served as a competition accompanist and recital accompanist at numerous regional and international conferences of the International Tuba Euphonium Association.

For more information, contact the Department of Music at 479.968.0368.