Small_nws_excemption3 Mozart: Requiem - "Tuba Mirum"

Orchestral Excerpts | Toby Oft, Trombone
Bt_movie_not_in_use Playing with a vocal quality 00h:00m:13s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Matching words to the trombone line 00h:00m:23s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Strong syllables and weak syllables 00h:00m:29s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Slurring through second phrase in dolce, cantabile style 00h:00m:49s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Demonstration of typical interpretation 00h:01m:16s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Playing what is written to highlight contrasts within the solo 00h:02m:35s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Demonstration of varied articulations and phrasing 00h:02m:52s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Working on advanced phrasing 00h:03m:50s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Avoiding repetition while practicing and playing 00h:03m:56s

Toby Oft, Principal Trombone of the Boston Symphony, talks about the Tuba Mirum solo from Mozart's Requiem.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart



Sheet Music


Toby Oft

Toby Oft was appointed principal trombone of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in September 2008. The son of music educators, he was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. He started playing trombone with his father, Michael Oft, at the age of 6. Prior to coming to the BSO, Mr. Oft was Principal Trombone of the San Diego Symphony. He was also previously Principal Trombone of the Florida West Coast Symphony. Mr. Oft received a Bachelor of Music from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and a Master of Music from Northwestern University. His primary teachers include Warren Baker, Jeff Uusitalo, Peter Ellefson, Roger Rocco, Michael Mulcahy, Joseph Alessi, Scott Hartman and John Swallow.