David Earll

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David Earll


Office: 175B Doudna Hall
Tel: 608.342.1143
E-mail: earlld@uwplatt.edu
Website: www.davidearll.com

Dr. David Earll

Tuba, Euphonium, and Trombone
Brass Chamber Music

Degrees and Schools

  • Doctor of Musical Arts in Tuba Performance, Arizona State University
  • Master of Music in Tuba Performance, Arizona State University
  • Bachelor of Music in Tuba Performance, University of South Dakota


David Earll is a Music Lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, where he teaches applied lessons on Tuba, Euphonium, and Trombone.  In addition to his work as a Low Brass Professor, Dr. Earll also teaches courses in Music Appreciation, Low Brass Methods, MIDI/Recording Technology, Chamber Music, and directs the Pioneer Brass Choir.  Before moving to Platteville, he taught at Mesa Community College as an Adjunct Professor of Tuba/Euphonium and worked as the Tuba/Euphonium Graduate Teaching Assistant at Arizona State University.  David currently plays with the vibrant UW-Platteville faculty chamber group Ensemble Nouveau and has also performed with the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra, the Tempe Symphonic Winds, the University of South Dakota Faculty Brass Quintet, Salt River Brass Band, the Ocotillo Brass Quintet, and the Boston-based Nautilus Brass Quintet.

David has often served as a soloist, clinician, and lecturer in both the United States and abroad, including: The University of Iowa Octubafest (2014), 2013 Tuba Recital/Clinic at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, The University of the Cumberlands Low Brass Days (2011), UC Tuba Day (2010), The International Tuba/Euphonium Conference (2012,2010), and Tubonium (2009).  Dr. Earll most recently performed a solo tuba recital/masterclass tour in The Netherlands, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland featuring works by Arizona composers during November of 2014 which was made possible with the generous support of the Northern Trust/Piper Enrichment Award.

David completed his Doctorate of Musical Arts in Tuba Performance at Arizona State University under the tutelage of Dr. Deanna Swoboda.  Dr. Earll also holds a Master of Music in Tuba Performance (Arizona State University, where he served as a Teaching Assistant for Professor Sam Pilafian), and a Bachelor of Music in Music Performance at the University of South Dakota.  David is a Willson Tuba Artist, and performs exclusively on the Willson 3200 F Tuba and the Willson 3050 CC Tuba.

For more information, including an updated performance schedule, visit Dr. Earll’s website at www.davidearll.com.

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