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Oct. 2, 15, 16: Oktubafest at WSU

Chris-Dickey-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Oktubafest at Washington State University will showcase diverse music for tuba and euphonium in three concerts during October.

“Tuba Eclectica,” at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, in Bryan Hall, will feature WSU tuba and euphonium professor Chris Dickey and University of Idaho pianist Jovanni-Rey de Pedro performing music from the Romantic period to the 21st century. Part of the WSU Faculty Artist Series, the concert benefits WSU School of Music scholarships.

Tickets are free to WSU students with ID and cost $10 general admission and $5 for those 60+ and non-WSU students. Tickets will be available in the lobby 30 minutes before the concert.

In Motus Quartet, from left, Albert and Sarah Miller, euphoniums, and Genevieve Clarkson and Chris Dickey, tubas.

Two recitals will be free to the public:

In Motus Quartet, a new group of artist-teachers, will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, in Bryan Hall. The recital is funded by Allegro, a WSU music student organization.

A tuba-euphonium studio recital will feature student and faculty soloists, quartets and the WSU Tuba Choir at 3:10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, in Kimbrough Hall.


Chris Dickey, WSU School of Music, 509-335-8844,

Sandra Albers, WSU School of Music, 509-335-4148,



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