Carson McTeer, Tuba

109 Presser Hall
(513) 529-3014

Carson McTeer has served as the principal tubist of the Cincinnati Symphony and Pops Orchestras since 2008. He also performs with the Cincinnati Symphony Brass Quintet, the Concert Nova Brass Quintet, and with the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra. Originally from Norman, Oklahoma, he received his B.A. from Rice University's Shepherd School of Music, where he studied with tubist David E. Kirk. Carson is also a graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy. He has performed as the principal tubist of the New York Philharmonic under Lorin Maazel, with the Israel Philharmonic under Zubin Mehta, and with the Empire Brass. His performances with the New York Philharmonic included the world premiere of John Adam's On the Transmigration of Souls, the recording of which received the 2005 Grammy Award for "Best Classical Album," "Best Orchestral Performance," and "Best Classical Contemporary Composition." Carson has also performed with the Pittsburgh Symphony, the Detroit Symphony, the Colorado Symphony, the Houston Symphony, and the New Mexico Symphony. He previously taught tuba and euphonium at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Carson was formerly the principal tubist of the River City Brass Band in Pittsburgh, the New World Symphony in Miami Beach, Florida, and the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra in Boulder.

Carson McTeer