a homefor thoughtful low brass players

David Zerkel



Hugh Hodgson School of Music

250 River Road

Athens, GA 30602


Two Students Advance in MTNA Competition

UGA Sophomore Kolyo Vanchev, Tuba and High School Student Joseph Bickel, Euphonium advanced out of the state of Georgia to the next round of the MTNA solo competitions for brass. Congrats!

UGA Grad Nick Beltchev Wins Dallas Wind Symphony Audition

Tubist Nick Beltchev, MM 18, was the recent winner of the tuba audition for the Dallas Wind Symphony. Nick is currently pursuing his DMA at the University of Texas with Professor Charles Villiarubia. Go Dawgs and Hook 'Em

Zerkel Named Sandy Beaver Professor for 2019-21

Professor Zerkel was selected as the appointee for the Franklin College Sandy Beaver Teaching Professorship for the next two academic years.

Private High School Students Fare Well in All-State Auditions

Alex Aull and Joseph Bickel will each sit Principal Euphonium in the 2019 Senior All-State Bands. Students Isaac Stone and Capper Howard also placed in these bands! Congrats! A well deserved recognition of your hard work.

Spring Events

1/18- UGA WE JanFest Concert, 7:30  PM Hodgson Hall

1/23- Trevor Kiefer Senior Tuba Recital, 7:30 PM Edge Hall

1/24- UGASO Concerto Concert, 7:30 Hodgson Hall

1/25- Guest Artist Huw Morgan, Trumpet. 7:30 PM Ramsey Hall 

2/1- Guest Artist Jeremy Wilson, Trombone. 5:30 PM Edge Hall

2/14- David Zerkel/ Greg Hankins Faculty Recital, 6 PM Edge Hall

2/14- UGA WE, 7:30 PM Hodgson Hall

2/18- UGA WS and SB Combined Concert, 7:30 PM Hodgson Hall

2/20- David Zerkel Recital at University of Arkansas, 7:30 PM

2/26- Anatoly Sheludyakov Piano Faculty Recital, 7:30 PM

3/2- UGASO, 7:30 Hodgson Hall

3/8- Riley Bahin MM Euphonium Recital, 6 PM Edge Hall

3/18- Cor Moto Horn Duo Recital, 7:30 PM Edge Hall

3/19- Joseph Guimaraes DMA Tuba Recital, 3:30 PM Ramsey Hall

3/28- UGAWE, 7:30 PM Hodgson Hall

4/1- Ben Vasko MM Tuba Recital, 7:30 PM Edge Hall

4/2- UGASO, Josh Bynum Trombone Soloist, 7:30PM Hodgson Hall

4/3- UGA British Brass Band, DZ Soloist, 7:30 PM Hodgson Hall

4/8- US Air Force Academy Band Stellar Brass, 7:30 PM Edge Hall

4/9- UGA Tuba Euphonium Ensemble, 5:30 PM Ramsey Hall

4/15- Demondrae Thurman Guest Artist Euphonium, 7:30 Edge Hall

4/15- UGA Wind Symphony, 7:30 Hodgson Hall

4/17- UGA Trombone Choir, 5:30 PM Ramsey Hall

4/23- UGA Wind Ensemble, DZ Tuba Soloist, 7:30 PM Hodgson Hall

4/25- UGA SO, 7:30 PM Hodgson Hall


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