Celebrating 63 Years of Inspired Music Making!

June 22 – July 27, 2024

Aaron Tindall

With his orchestral playing praised as “a rock-solid foundation” and his solo playing described as being “remarkable for both its solid power and its delicacy”, AARON TINDALL is the principal tubist of the Naples Philharmonic, the professor of tuba and euphonium at the Frost School of Music – University of Miami, and the tuba professor at The Colburn School in Los Angeles, CA.  In the summers he teaches and performs at the Festival Napa Valley in Napa, CA and at the Eastern Music Festival in Greensboro, NC, where he also serves as Principal Tuba with the EMF Festival Orchestra under the direction of Gerard Schwarz.

Tindall has previously served as the principal tubist of the Sarasota Orchestra, the acting principal tubist of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra, held the principal tuba position with the Aspen Festival Orchestra where he was an orchestral fellow, and has collaborated as guest tubist with orchestras such as the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Teatro alla Scala Opera and Ballet Orchestra – Milan Italy, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra – Australia, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Colorado Symphony Orchestra, The Florida Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra-Kennedy Center, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, New World Symphony, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Utah Symphony. 

He is a frequent soloist, guest artist/clinician, and orchestral tubist throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. He has been featured at all of the International Tuba and Euphonium Conferences since 2006, performed in England with the National Champion Grimethorpe Colliery Brass Band, and his solo playing has been heard on NPR’s “Performance Today” radio show. 

Tindall has been a prizewinner of many competitions (solo & chamber) across the world. He has also been a two-time finalist in the prestigious Concert Artist Guild Competition, and released four highly acclaimed solo recordings; Yellowbird (solo tuba and jazz piano trio), Transformations (Winner of the International Tuba Euphonium Association’s Roger Bobo Excellence in Recording Award, and winner of two 2017 Global Music Awards), This is My House…(Awarded two 2015 Global Music Awards), and Songs of Ascent. His fifth album, At the Ballet, featuring the music of Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky will be recorded and released on the Bridge Record Label in 2023.

Many of his students have obtained prestigious principal positions with the top professional orchestras in the USA and Canada, and also in the premier military bands in Washington D.C. They are also frequent prizewinners at various national and international solo and chamber music competitions.

Tindall is an International Yamaha Performing Artist, and a Denis Wick – London artist and design specialist, having designed their complete Ultra Range AT signature series tuba mouthpieces.

Photo Credit: Matthew Holler