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About Angel Elizondo

Born in Monterrey, Mexico, euphoniumist & tubist Angel Elizondo is a Doctoral Candidate at the University of Michigan, where he holds the prestigious Rackham Merit Fellowship. Under the tutelage of tuba artist & pedagogue Fritz Kaenzig, Angel has earned a Masters of Music in Euphonium Performance from the University of Michigan. He also holds Bachelor of Music Education from Baylor University, where he studied under tuba artist, Dr. Kent Eshelman. Angel has performed with a variety of ensembles since his move up to Michigan, including as tenor tubist & tubist for the Ann Arbor Symphony & as tenor tubist for the Texas Music Festival Orchestra. Angel is currently serving as Co-Director of the University of Michigan Euphonium & Tuba Ensemble, & is enjoying teaching a private studio comprising of youth & adult students from the Ann Arbor area. He has enjoys applying his drum corps background to work with high school marching bands across Texas & Michigan. Angel’s favorite hobbies include cycling, mountain biking, & experiencing different cultures through food & travel.

Program

Turbulence for Tuba and Piano by Bruce Broughton (b. 1945)

Sonata for Bassoon (Euphonium) and Piano by Jules Pegram (b. 1991)

II. Autumn Nocturne

III. Flurries

(Conference Premiere)