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2017 - 2018
July 20-25: Recital at the AETYB Festival in Madrid, Spain, at the Royal Conservatory of Music.
July 4: 100th Anniversary Performance of the Rapid City Municipal Band, Rapid City, SD
April 1: Easter Service with DFW Brass
Mar 15-17: South Central Regional Tuba Euphonium Conference at West Texas A&M
Dec 3: Region 3 High School Band Auditions
Nov. 10: Region 3 Middle School Band Auditions
Oct. 31: Forney Brown Middle School Region Night
Oct. 14: Dallas Porchfest with Dallas Winds Tuba/Euphonium Quartet
Oct. 3: Forney Brown Middle School Region Night
June 30: Watters Creek with the Allen Philharmonic Winds, 8 PM, Allen, Texas
July 1: Sulphur Springs Symphony, 8 PM, Sulphur Springs, Texas
July 5: Rapid City Municipal Band, 8 PM, Rushmore Plaza Band Shell
July 12: Rapid City Municipal Band, 8 PM, Rushmore Plaza Band Shell
July 19: Rapid City Municipal Band, 8 PM, Rushmore Plaza Band Shell
July 26: Rapid City Municipal Band, 8 PM, Rushmore Plaza Band Shell - solo duet appearance with piccolo
July 31 - August 18, Clinician, Forney HS Band Camp
July 31 - August 18, Clinician, Rockwall Heath HS Band Camp
April 16, 2017: Easter performance with DFW Brass at New World Methodist Church in Arlington, Texas.
March 28, 2017: Masterclass at Rockwall Heath High School, Heath, Texas
March 17, 2017: Solo Recital at SCRTEC 2017, UT Rio Grande Valley, Performing Arts Center.
In order to improve the overall website structure, the conducting, tuba, euphonium and trombone pages have been reorganized under the "performance" tab, as of September 1, 2017. Upcoming and recent appearances will be posted on the performance page. Information about research presentations and conference lectures will be posted under the "research" tab. Note that some pages may be deleted or moved in the website structure, thus previous bookmarks may be inaccurate.
SCRTEC 2018 Performance
Above: Capriccio by Mike Forbes. Ken Drobnak, tuba; Mila Abbasova, piano. March 17, 2018 at West Texas A&M University (SCRTEC 2018)
Above: Three Tangos by Daniel Schvetz. Tanto mar and In-Out from Moderato Tangabile. Nocturna (Julián Plaza) arranged by Daniel Schvetz. With Mila Abbasova, piano. March 17, 2018. West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas.