Dr. Steven Maxwell
Tuba, Euphonium, History of Rock and Roll
Chair of the Wind and Percussion Division
005 McCain Auditorium
Dr. Steven Maxwell is Professor of Tuba and Euphonium at Kansas State University. In addition, he teaches brass techniques and the History of Rock and Roll. Dr. Maxwell is also the tubist with the K-State Faculty Brass Quintet and the director of the K-State Tuba Euphonium Ensemble. He is an active clinician, adjudicator, and soloist throughout the United States and Europe. Dr. Maxwell has been active internationally performing at prestigious conferences including the International Tuba and Euphonium Conference and the U. S. Army Band Tuba-Euphonium Workshop. He has also performed at numerous regional conferences over the years including the Great Plains, South Central, and Rocky Mountain Conference.
Dr. Maxwell has as principal tuba with the Wichita Grand Opera, Chautauqua Festival Orchestra, Central Iowa Symphony, Kansas City Puccini Festival Orchestra and has been a member of the award winning Fountain City Brass Band. Dr. Maxwell is an associate editor for the International Tuba and Euphonium Association (ITEA) Journal. He is a member of ITEA, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, and is an honorary member of Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma.
Maxwell is a champion of new music for tuba and euphonium and has commissioned over fifty works for solo tuba, solo euphonium, and tuba-euphonium ensemble. He featured six of these new works on his first solo album entitled “Pretty Please?” which was released in 2019.
Dr. Maxwell is proud to be a Willson Performing Artist. Please visit Dr. Maxwell's personal website https://www.stevenmaxwelltuba.com/