Associate Professor of Tuba and Euphonium
Michael Dunn joined the faculty at the University of Colorado Boulder as Assistant Professor of Tuba and Euphonium in the fall of 2005. Prior to assuming his position at Colorado, Mr. Dunn served on the faculty at the University of Alabama for eleven years and performed as a member of “The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Band in Washington D.C. from 1994-1999. Mr. Dunn holds degrees from Tennessee Technological University (B.S.) and Arizona State University (M.M.) where his primary teachers were R. Winston Morris and Daniel Perantoni. Mike has also held adjunct faculty positions at The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Samford University and Shelton State Community College in Alabama. Mike played for three seasons as principal tubist with the Alabama Symphony and toured nationally with Mr. Jack Daniel’s Original Silver Cornet Band. He has performed with such organizations as the Colorado Symphony and Ballet Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra, the Kennedy Center Opera Orchestra, the Arizona Opera Orchestra and the Maryland Symphony as well as the St. Louis Brass Quintet and Dallas Brass. Mike can be heard on several recording labels including Summit Records, Crescendo Records, Mark Records, Intrada and Silver Cornet Productions, Inc. He is very active as a clinician and recitalist and has performed and presented master-classes at conferences and clinics through the international level. Outside his musical responsibilities Mike enjoys adventures with his wife Jennifer and daughter Anna, backpacking, cooking and amateur carpentry.