Tuba player wins top musician title

March 26, 2013

Sammamish resident tuba player Andy Abel is the National Winner in the Brass category of the Music Teachers National Association Senior Performance competition, held at the MTNA National Conference, in Los Angeles, on March 10.

He competed against other division winners in the Brass Senior Performance category, which includes tuba, trumpet, trombone, French horn and euphonium musicians. To get there, he had to book his tuba its own seat on the plane.

Contributed Andy Abel, Issaquah High School senior, recently had to pay for an extra seat to take his tuba to a contest.

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Andy Abel, Issaquah High School senior, recently had to pay for an extra seat to take his tuba to a contest.

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