TTU alumnus Richard Perry to present guest tuba recital at 8 p.m. on MondayTennessee Tech University graduate Richard Perry will present a guest artist tuba recital in the Wattenbarger Auditorium of the university’s Bryan Fine Arts Building at 8 p.m. on Monday, September 13.
Paul Thurmond will accompany him on piano, and the program will be free and open to the public.
A former member of the acclaimed Tennessee Tech Tuba Ensemble, Perry returns to campus from Hattiesburg, Miss., where he currently works as professor of tuba at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Perry has been an active clinician and performer throughout the southeast at various universities and music conferences and has also played with the Encore Brass Quintet in New York.
He is a member of the Modern Jazz Tuba Project, a professional jazz tuba/euphonium ensemble from which he has recorded two CD’s and composed several other CD projects.
Perry is also active in new music and has performed six premieres of new works for tuba over the past two years.