Dr. Brett Copeland is a tuba player, educator, composer, and music technologist living in Dallas, Texas. He holds the position of Adjunct Lecturer of Tuba and Euphonium at the University of Texas at Tyler and maintains a private studio of low brass students in DFW. Brett currently plays with NewStream Brass, the Dallas Brass Band, and frequently subs with orchestras in DFW. He previously played with Symphoria (Syracuse, NY) and subbed with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (Buffalo, NY), and has held the position of Principal Tuba with the Venice Symphony (FL), Ash Lawn Opera (VA), and the South Shore Symphony Orchestra (FL). Brett earned a DMA in Tuba Performance and Literature with a Certificate in Arts Leadership from the Eastman School of Music ('20) where he was a Teaching Assistant for both the Tuba Studio and the Eastman Audio Research Studio. His primary teachers have been Don Harry, Jay Hunsberger, and Dr. Jeff Funderburk.