Left to right: Richard Perry, Mike Dunn,
Doug Bristol, and Rick Good. Photo by Ann Little.

Richard Perry - tuba

Mike Dunn - tuba

Doug Bristol - euphonium

Rick Good - euphonium

2000 Performance Schedule

  • February 25 - College Music Society Southern Regional Conference - Lafayette, Louisiana

  • June 18 - City Stages - Birmingham, Alabama

The Alabama Tuba Quartet was formed in the fall of 1997 and has performed at the University of Montevallo, Auburn University, Alabama State University, Valdosta State University, National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors National Conference, Promenade Concert Series at Auburn University-Montgomery and Birmingham's "City Stages" Music Festival. The quartet performs a wide variety of repertoire including Classical transcriptions, original works for tuba quartet, and jazz. Call or email any member of the quartet to arrange a performance or clinic.

Richard Perry is Assistant Professor of Low Brass and Instrumental Music Education at the University of Montevallo, where he conducts the trombone and tuba ensembles. He holds degrees from Tennessee Technological University, the University of Illinois, and the University of Wisconsin Madison and was formerly a member of the Mississippi Brass and the Encore Brass Quintet. Dr. Perry is a member of the Montevallo Brass Quintet, and is also an active freelancer in the Birmingham area. He can be reached at 205-665-6659 or via email at rhperry@earthlink.net.

Mike Dunn, Instructor of tuba and euphonium at the University of Alabama, earned the MM degree from Arizona State University and the BS in Music Education from Tennessee Technological University. A former member of the "President's Own" United States Marine Band, Mr. Dunn is also former principal tubist with the Maryland Symphony Orchestra, the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra, and the Arizona Opera Orchestra. In addition to his duties at the University of Alabama, Mr. Dunn is a member of the Tuscaloosa Symphony and the Jack Daniel's Silver Cornet Band, and has also performed with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. He can be reached at 205-348-0624 or via email at mdunn@music.ua.edu.

Doug Bristol is on the faculty of Alabama State University where he teaches courses in music theory, sight singing and ear training, music technology, jazz improvisation, and low brass. He has earned degrees in music from the University of Tennessee and Georgia State University. In addition, he is a candidate for the Doctor of Arts degree from the University of Northern Colorado. Since moving to Montgomery in 1996, he has been an active trombonist, having performed with the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra, Capital City Brassworks, Alabama Choral Society, Montgomery Chorale, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and Ray Charles. His arrangements and compositions have been featured by professional and college organizations across the United States and are published by UNC Jazz Press, TAP Music, and the International Trombone Association Press. He can be reached at 334-229-4207 or via email at doug@bristolnotes.com.

Rick Good is Associate Director of Bands and Associate Professor of Low Brass at Auburn University. In addition, he directs the Concert Band, Trombone Choir, Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble and codirects the 330 member marching band, as well as performing with the Auburn University Faculty Brass Quintet. He received his bachelor's degree in music education from Mansfield State University in Pennsylvania, a Master of Music in wind conducting from Louisiana State University, and a DMA in Euphonium Performance from Arizona State University. He can be reached at 334-844-3179 or via email at goodric@mail.auburn.edu.