Bio: Deanna Swoboda

DEANNA SWOBODA is Associate Professor of Music at Arizona State University, where she teaches tuba and euphonium, Entrepreneurship and Music courses, coaches chamber music, and designs creative music performances.

Dr. Swoboda was tubist of the Dallas Brass, a 6-piece ensemble that travels the United States and Europe presenting concerts and working extensively in the public schools and at colleges and universities. Swoboda is also the creator and performer of a motivational recruiting video and music workshop called “Band Blast Off.”

Swoboda has taught at Western Michigan University, the University of Nevada Las Vegas, the University of Northern Iowa, and the University of Idaho. As an international performer and clinician she has been a guest at the National Conservatory of Madrid (Spain), Deutschen Tubaforum–Hammelberg (Germany), The Higher School for the Arts in Porto, Portugal, and the St Petersburg Conservatory in St Petersburg, Russia. As a clinician and performer, Swoboda has appeared at the national and northwest regional conventions of Music Educators National Conference (MENC) on numerous occasions, the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic, International Women’s Brass Conference, The Army Band Tuba Euphonium Conference, International Tuba-Euphonium Conferences, and for state music educator associations. Deanna Swoboda is a Past President for I.T.E.A., the International Tuba Euphonium Association.

Her mentors are Roberts Spevacek, Rex Martin and Sam Pilafian.
Her solo CD, “Deanna’s Wonderland,” was released on Summit Records in 1999. Her solo CD is entitled “Shamanic Journey” and features the music of women composers. “Table for Three” is a CD featuring music for low brass trio, recorded with ASU brass colleagues John Ericson and Douglas Yeo. “Fanfare and Flourish” is a tuba euphonium quartet recording featuring the music of women composers.

Deanna Swoboda is a Tuba Artist for:
Eastman Music Company and plays the EBC632 CC tuba.

Visit Dr. Swoboda’s website.

Visit the ASU Tuba/Euphonium studio website.