Video Tip of the Week: The Tenor Tuba from Mars!

A video installment in my daily series of tips. Please follow me on Twitter for the Orchestration Online Tip of the Day at @OrchestrationOL, or join the Orchestration Online Facebook group for feedback, resources, and advice.

Tips of the Day for this week:

Monday, February 04: The Tuba’s Powers of Projection
Tuesday, February 05: The Tuba’s Ability to Blend
Wednesday, February 06: Breathing and the Tuba
Thursday, February 07: The Tuba’s Unique Tone in Combination
Friday, February 08: Comparing the Tuba, Bass Clarinet, and Contrabassoon
Saturday, February 09: Crafting a Tuba Solo
Example 1
Example 2

Thomas Goss is a professional composer and orchestrator with an international roster of clients. He has worked with such talents as Billy Ocean, Melanie C, Sharon Corr, and Nikki Yanofsky. His compositions, orchestrations, and crossover arrangements have been performed by such ensembles as Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, and San Francisco Symphony Chamber Ensemble.

Thomas lives and works in Wellington, New Zealand, with his wife Erica and son Charlie, and one very unappreciative cat.

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