Tuba Faculty

Kathy Brantigan thumbnail KATHLEEN AYLSWORTH BRANTIGAN is Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music and Co-Chair of the Brass Department at the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music. She is also Executive Director and, along with husband Chuck, founder of The Denver Brass. As a professional tubist, Kathy performs more than 80 concerts annually with The Denver Brass and the recital quintet, Denver Brass5, and also performs with the Summit Brass at the annual Rafael Mendez Brass Institute. Kathy has been the Executive Producer of more than 20 recordings by The Denver Brass, heard on the Delos, Centaur, Klavier and Denver Brass labels. She is actively involved with the International Tuba-Euphonium Association, serving as its treasurer from 1999 through 2008, and as Host of the 2006 International Tuba-Euphonium Conference at the University of Denver.
tuba thumbnail WARREN DECK, former Principal Tubist of the New York Philharmonic, held the positions of Principal Tubist with the Houston Symphony, and tuba professor at Rice University, and made his solo debut with the Philharmonic, performing the world premiere of Roger Kellaway’s Songs of Ascent for Tuba and Orchestra. He has made four recordings with the Canadian Brass for Sony Classical and Phillips labels, and Tuba, a recording of leading tuba and euphonium players from Germany and the U.S. on EMI Angel Records. Deck teaches at the Lamont School of Music and the Aspen Music Festival.
Tim Northcut thumbnail TIMOTHY NORTHCUT is a Professor of Music, Instructor of Tuba and Euphonium at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM). Also serving as Music Director of the CCM Brass Choir and coordinator of the brass chamber music program. Under his leadership, the Brass Choir performed and recorded with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra for the Telarc Label. From 1998-2001, he served as the Executive Director of the Rafael Mendez Brass Institute. In 2008, Tim served as artistic director and a host of the ITEA Conference. Tim currently performs as Principal Tuba with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra and the Carillon Brass Quintet. He is a member of Summit Brass, Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra, and Symphonia. His past experience includes serving as a member of The United States Army Field Band. Timothy is currently completing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Arizona State University.
Dan Perantoni thumbnail DANIEL PERANTONI is Tuba-Provost Professor at the Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music. Dan or “Mr. P” as his students call him is a legendary tuba artist, teacher, and pedagogue as well as a trailblazer in a variety of genres including work as a solo recitalist, chamber musician, jazz musician, and instrument design. He is a founding member of the Summit Brass, Symphonia, the St. Louis Brass Quintet, the Matteson-Phillips Tubajazz Consort, and has released numerous solo albums and chamber music CDs. He is a Buffet Crampon B&S Artist. Visit Mr. P’s web-site:danielperantoni.com