MICHAEL S MILNARIK, TUBA SOLOIST

AT A GLANCE

STYLE:  Crossover

INSTRUMENTATION:  Solo Tuba

SCHOOL PROGRAMS / RESIDENCIES:  Yes

CLINICS / MASTERCLASSES:  Yes

TOURING AREA:  Internationally

ABOUT

Michael S. Milnarik is a member of the Innovata Brass, Brass Sect, Keys & Brass, Cosmopolitan Tuba Quartet, Dr. Fidgety Dixieland Jazz Band, Toobis Groovis and Brass Planet.  He has performed with most of the orchestras in northern New England, the Albany Symphony, the Key West Symphony, as well as with ensembles ranging from new music to Dixieland and jazz, and also as a soloist.  He has a Master of Music degree from Boston University and a Bachelor of Music degree from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania.  

Education being very important to him - in 2006, Michael founded the Cosmopolitan Tuba Euphonium Workshop - a summer camp for high school, college and adult age participants, where he also served as the director from 2006-2012.  In 2013 he founded the Milnarik Music Initiative for Performance, Education and Business to help musicians at all levels navigate the competitive climate of the music business, and in 2014 added the MMI - Tuba Euphonium Academy and MMI - Brass Splash!  Brass Ensemble Academy to the organization’s offerings. 
www.milnarikmusicinitiative.com  

In business Michael is the executive director of MSM Music Service - a booking agency for ensembles and soloists.  He also runs an online retail store called TubaStudio.com that carries tubas, euphoniums and related items.

Michael is the tuba and euphonium instructor at Tufts University, Brandeis University and Salem State University.  Formerly he taught at the University of Southern Maine for eight years and at the University of Massachusetts Lowell for five years.

 

AUDIO SAMPLES

FIVE PIECES
by Sanae Kanda

(tuba and piano version)
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