Tim Olt

For the past four years, Tim was the Visiting Assistant Professor of Tuba and Euphonium at Bowling Green State University. He is currently tubist with the Glass City and Queen City Brass Quintets, principal tuba of the Lima Symphony Orchestra, and a founding member of the professional tuba quartet, All the King's Tubas. He holds a bachelor's degree in music education from Wright State University, a master's degree in tuba performance from Miami University, and has pursued doctoral studies at Florida State University. His principal teachers include Sam Green, Paul Ebbers, Jason Smith, Francis Laws, and Michael Thornton. Tim has held positions as a faculty member of Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, assistant band director and interim choir director at Versailles Exempted School, principal tubist with the Cincinnati Opera Orchestra, and extra/substitute for the Cincinnati Symphony and Pops orchestras and the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra. He has also played with various orchestras and chamber ensembles throughout Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky, New York, Minnesota, Alabama, Georgia, Wisconsin, and Florida. In addition to teaching and performing, Tim is an active arranger and composer. He has written works for the Encore Brass Quintet, All the King's Tubas, Miami University Brass Choir, Bowling Green State University Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble, Florida State Tuba Ensemble, Lima Symphony Orchestra, and many other groups. Arrangements are available through Cimarron Music Press and Tuba-Euphonium Press. Tim also manages and operates B&O Instrument Repair Service and is a certified NAPBIRT repair technician.



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