Joe L. Alexander

           Composer, tubist and educator

Composition News
Upcoming Composition Performances

My Partita #4 was selected for the Semifinal Round of the 2019 International Tuba Euphonium Association's Solo Euphonium - Artist Division competition. Sixteen performers play the piece at the 2019 ITEC in Iowa City, Iowa.

I have just completed several new pieces, Partita #6 for unaccompanied cello (for Zuill Bailey, Paul Christopher, Deidre Vaughn Emerson, Craig Hultgren and Jennifer Kloetzel), Dilly Dally for orchestra (Starkville Symphony Orchestra, When Space Comes a Callin' for soundfile, and Mining Throuhg H & H in Appalachia for soundfile. I am currently writing a mixed quartet for for James Gourlay, Joanna Ross Hersey, Danielle Moreau and Danielle VanTuinen. (euphonium, 2 tubas and percussion)









New Music at the W concert will be held in Poindexter Hall at 7:30 pm.


Deidre Vaughn Emerson will perform my Cinco pour Fünf: Partita #8 for unaccompanied cello at the Southern Chapter meeting of CMS in Nashville, TN at Vanderbilt University.

Marumsco for soundfile will be performed at the NACUSA National Coference in Portland, OR

NACUSA Mid-South concert will be held at UAB at noon.

 Tuba News

Fall 2019

I performed my Traveling Down a Lonely Road and Infamy...; Alan Goldspiel's Purple Nokh A Mol; and Valentin M. Bogdan's Couplets for Two (for accordion and tuba) on recent concerts held in Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi.

Updated December 1, 2019

Photo by Laurie Graves

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Mary S. Alexander, Valentin Bogdan, Michael Hart, Ashlyn Kullmann, Benjamin Marchant, Josh Mattison and David Peoples. Used with Permission.