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The Preparatory's Tuned-In Program Tours the Northeast June 21-24

Tuned-In, a Preparatory scholarship program conceived and implemented by Preparatory Dean Carolee Stewart and Preparatory faculty member Dan Trahey (BM ’00, Tuba, Music Education) 61 more words


May 25th - Geek Pride Day

Finally, a day I don’t have to try for! So today is geek pride day and I’m quite a geek already. A Sci-Fi nerd and a cat lover, I really have been preparing for this all my life, however I did make a bit more of an effort than usual. 204 more words

Blogging Every Day

Tune Spotlight #1 : Breakup Shoes

Although far from the coast, this surf-rock band still delivers good vibes from Tempe, Arizona. These four college guys (Nick Zawisa, John Macleod, Derrick Lafforthun, Matthew Witsoe) sure know how to produce a certain sound that listeners of artists such as Mac Demarco can appreciate. 68 more words

Band Spotlight

Holiday of the Week: Tu-bad You're Not a Tubist

By Christopher Wong, Chief Editor

Today, Friday, May 5th, is a day to celebrate the lowest brass instrument in the JFK Marching Band, the tuba. Today is International Tuba Day. 496 more words


The Trouble With the Tuba is...

So in year 6 I first picked up a baritone, and then in year 7 I moved on up to the Euphonium, when I reached highschool there was a shortage of Tuba players so I thought it couldn’t hurt to pick that up. 331 more words

Personal Annecdotes


Acrylic on canvas / 30 x 40

Responsive painting inspired by a live performance of Si!, a composition for tuba and live electronics composed by Karlheinz Essl; performed at Cider Gallery in Lawrence, KS on April 25, 2017 by Brett Keating and University of Kansas Prof. 44 more words