Vancouver location - (360) 694-7134
Mon-Fri 9-8, Sat 9-6, Sun 11-6
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Mon-Sat 10-6

Joe Ready

Available Fridays

Joe Ready

Tuba, Euphonium, and Trombone Instructor

A native of Portland, Oregon, Joe received his Bachelor of Music Performance from the University of Oregon. He went on to earn his Master of Music in Performance from Bowling Green State University in Ohio. He continued his studies and earned a Professional Diploma in Orchestral Studies from Roosevelt University in Chicago. Joe has studied with Michael Grose, David Saltzman, Charles Schuchat and Gene Pokorny.

During his time in Chicago, Joe was an Associate Member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, the training orchestra of the Chicago Symphony. He has performed with the Civic Orchestra, Toledo Symphony, Elgin Symphony, Eugene Symphony, Oregon Bach Festival, Oregon Symphony, and the Chicago Symphony. In addition to his orchestral playing, Joe is an advocate for chamber music. He has performed with world-renowned trumpet virtuoso Rodney Marsalis and the Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass.

Joe is currently the tuba instructor at Western Oregon University. His lessons integrate ear-training, mouthpiece buzzing, and breathing exercises to establish a better sound on the tuba, euphonium or any brass instrument.

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