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Here you will find my videos and links to recordings of my performances throughout the past 25 years of my growth as a professional musician. Hope you enjoy it!

VIDEO

I shared a recital with the trombone professor, Drew Leslie, in January 2015 during my time as Visiting Professor of Tuba and Euphonium at Appalachian State University. It was a special moment to collaborate with Drew, since I worked with him as a student at Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor, MI.

I had the wonderful opportunity to share the stage with Magdalena Shumanova at the 2014 International Euphonium and Tuba Festival. We performed the “Fantastiestucke” at a church in Johns Creek, GA.

I performed again with Magdalena Shumanova on the last night of the 2014 International Euphonium and Tuba Festival before driving later that evening to arrive on time for a morning check-in at the Cannon Summer Music Camp. I am sure I played this piece pretty fast that evening. 

I performed one of my favorite pieces, Five Dances for Unaccompanied Tuba, written by local composer, Eric Alexander at the 2014 International Euphonium and Tuba Festival. This work has become a staple in my selection of tuba literature.

I performed the “Toreador Song” with the Atlanta Pops Orchestra while on a tour of southern Georgia. This arrangement was done by my former conductor, David Daniels, of the Warren Symphony Orchestra in Warren, MI

Performing “Three Miniatures for Tuba and Wind Ensemble” with the Kennesaw State University Wind Ensemble under the direction of Peter Witte was indeed a highlight for me. Peter and I were classmates at the University of Michigan during the 1990s.

How often does one get to collaborate with three world class musicians on stage?! I was grateful to perform Momentums with the composer, Fernando Deddos, on euphonium, Matt van Emmerik on euphonium, and Caryl Conger on piano at the 2012 International Tuba and Euphonium Festival.

This performance was my first collaboration with Magdalena Shumanova at the 2012 International Tuba and Euphonium Festival (IET). I was excited to play the first movement after hearing it performed at a conference many years ago in Washington, D.C..

I performed one of the shortest, but hardest pieces ever for me; the composer was a KSU student who accompanied my students in my tuba-euphonium studio.

This was my first time ever performing the Star Spangled Banner in front of a large audience at a football stadium. I am thankful that I have performed the National Anthem every year since.

Performing the “Old Grumbly Bear” with the Hopewell Middle School Band under the direction of Audrey Murphy was my first invitation to share the stage with an ensemble at the Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA) Conference). It was a blast working with a great educator and her talented middle school students.

RECORDINGS

 The following recordings and performances reflect almost 20 years of artistry that I have been to share with audiences throughout the country.

From the Shores of the Mighty PacificHerbert L. Clarke
00:00 / 07:49
Concerto for Tuba and PianoJohn Williams
00:00 / 04:38
Concerto for Tuba and Wind Orchestra MVMT 1.Bruce Broughton
00:00 / 09:28

2014 UNCG OCTUBAFEST RECITAL

I was honored to be asked to perform an Octubafest recital at my alma mater, UNC-Greensboro. I graduated from UNC-G in 1992 and was excited to perform in their new recital hall.

Adagio from the Limpid Stream, op.39Dmitri Shostakovich
00:00 / 05:44
Five Dances | Mvmt III. Slow DragEric Alexander
00:00 / 03:26
Five Dances | Mvmt IV. Tango StrutEric Alexander
00:00 / 02:27
Five Dances Mvmt V. Sugarfoot StompEric Alexander
00:00 / 02:53
Sonata for Tuba and PianoBruce Broughton
00:00 / 03:27

2015 ASU FACULTY RECITAL 

I shared this recital with my fellow colleague, Dr. Drew Leslie, on trombone, at Appalachian State University. It was a wonderful to collaborate with him and Dr. Bair Shagdaron, who accompanied on  piano.

Serenade No 12 for Solo Tuba Op 88 I Vincent Persichetti
00:00 / 00:59
Serenade No 12 for Solo Tuba Op 88 IIVincent Persichetti
00:00 / 01:30
Serenade No 12 for Solo Tuba Op 88 III Vincent Persichetti
00:00 / 01:07
Serenade No 12 for Solo Tuba Op 88 IV Vincent Persichetti
00:00 / 00:50
Serenade No 12 for Solo Tuba Op 88 V Vincent Persichetti
00:00 / 01:25
Serenade No 12 for Solo Tuba Op 88 VI Vincent Persichetti
00:00 / 01:08
Concerto for Tuba and Piano IBruce Broughton
00:00 / 03:20
Concerto for Tuba and Piano IIBruce Broughton
00:00 / 02:59
Concerto for Tuba and Piano IIIBruce Broughton
00:00 / 03:32

About  Me

Bernard Flythe is a professional tubist, low brass recording artist, and private tuba and euphonium teacher in the Metro Atlanta, Georgia area. 

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