Tuba/Euphonium instructor at the University of Arizona
About Matt Tropman
Matt Tropman currently serves as Tuba/Euphonium instructor at the University of Arizona and is an active freelancer, soloist and chamber musician. As a former member of the U.S. Marine Band (President’s Own), he frequently performed as a soloist throughout the U.S. including at The White House. An active clinician and recitalist, Matt has performed and taught throughout the U.S. and Europe. He recently published a euphonium method book and has numerous other pedagogy projects in development. Matt’s two commercially released two CD's; Continuum and From the Balcony (Summit Records), have been featured on programs such as NPR’s “All Things Considered”, CBC Radio’s “Disc Drive”, and “Music and Company”. From the Balcony was reviewed in the New York Times, which stated “Tropman makes a serious case for the euphonium as a solo instrument”. He has performed with numerous bands, orchestras and chamber groups such as the San Francisco Symphony and the Detroit Symphony orchestras. Dr. Tropman received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in euphonium performance from the University of Michigan and Arizona State University, respectively, and the Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in tuba performance from the University of Michigan.