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Ryan Robinson
Educator, Performing Artist

Dr. Robinson joined the faculty of the Oklahoma State University Michael and Anne Greenwood School of Music in 2018. He is Principal Tuba of the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas and Principal Tuba of the Lawton Philharmonic. Dr. Robinson is the founder and host of the Eastman Tuba Academy. Prior to his appointment at OSU, Dr. Robinson held teaching positions at Oklahoma City University, Tarleton State University, and Southwestern Oklahoma State University. His degrees are from the University of North Texas (BM, DMA) and Northwestern University (MM).

Dr. Robinson enjoys a busy and diverse career as a professional tubist. As an orchestral tubist, he has performed with the Houston Symphony, Oklahoma City Philharmonic, Tulsa Symphony, Fort Smith Symphony, Las Colinas Symphony, Allen Philharmonic, and the Blue Lake Festival Band. He has accompanied a wide variety of artists including Weird Al, Kristin Chenoweth, Hansen, Michael W. Smith, BJ Thomas, and Dave Brubeck.

As an active member of International Tuba Euphonium Association, Dr. Robinson has performed and adjudicated at numerous regional and international conferences. He has also served as a host for two regional conferences in 2015 and 2020.

Dr. Robinson is an Eastman Winds Artist.

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The EBC836 is a 6/4 size tuba inspired by the legendary York orchestral CC tuba. This large tuba is at home on stage with a symphony orchestra or concert band, in the pit of an opera or ballet orchestra, and is nimble enough to play in small chamber ensembles. The next generation 6/4 tuba has arrived!

  • Key of CC
  • 6/4 size tuba with 20" bell
  • Four front-action stainless steel pistons through a semi-stepped bore
  • Right thumb-operated 5th rotor valve (one flat whole step) through an .850" bore
  • Exquisitely finished in either clear lacquer, silver-plate, or in raw brass
  • Durable, hard-shell case with wheels
  • Includes silver-plated S.E. Shires USA mouthpiece