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Guest Lecture: Dr. Nick Beltchev, euphonium

Friday, April 19, 2024

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Moores School of Music is proud to host Dr. Nick Beltchev who will be presenting a guest lecture: Movement and Meaning: Using Kinesthetic Experiences to Enhance Musicianship and Brass Performance.

Dr. Nick Beltchev is a performer and educator based out of Stillwater, Oklahoma. He is currently the Visiting Assistant Professor at Oklahoma State University, where he teaches applied lessons, all brass methods, a brass pedagogy course for graduate students, a music appreciation course for non-majors, and coaches brass chamber music. Before his appointment at OSU, he held similar positions at Texas A&M University- Kingsville, Texas A&M University- Central Texas, and Temple College (Temple, Texas).

Dr. Beltchev joined the 5-time Grammy-nominated Dallas Winds in 2019. He has previously held the position of Principal Tuba with the Macon Symphony in Macon, Georgia. He has appeared as a soloist with the Wichita Falls Symphony Orchestra, the University of Michigan Symphony Band Chamber Winds, and the University of Michigan Marching Band. In addition to this, he has been awarded prizes and received honors at several international competitions.

Dr. Beltchev received his Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Texas at Austin, his Master of Music from the University of Georgia, and his Bachelor of Music from the University of Michigan. His primary instructors include Charles Villarrubia, David Zerkel, Fritz Kaenzig, Don Little, and Dr. Roy Couch.

To learn more about Dr. Nick Beltchev, please visit: www.nickbeltchev.com

Nick Beltchev
Winston Band Complex