Dr. Deanna Swoboda is Assistant Professor of Music at Arizona State University where she teaches tuba and euphonium, entrepreneurship, and chamber music. She has enjoyed a vibrant career as performer, educator, and entrepreneur. As a performer Deanna played tuba with the internationally recognized Dallas Brass and Western Brass Quintet. Prior to her appointment at Arizona State University, she served on the faculty at Western Michigan University and University of Nevada Las Vegas. Deanna is creator and performer of a band recruitment DVD, entitled “Band Blast Off.” She has performed hundreds of concerts and presentations around the US, supporting and enhancing public school music programs. In 2005, Deanna Swoboda and hornist, Lin Foulk, formed TubaCOR, an ensemble dedicated to commissioning new works for tuba and horn by female composers. As a recording artist, her CD’s include Deanna’s Wonderland (Summit), Shamanic Journey (Potenza), Games for Brass (Summit), and Table for Three (Summit). She is a Past President of the International Tuba Euphonium Association and is a Miraphone tuba artist.