Deanna Swoboda

MUSIC BUILDING
TEMPE
Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0405
Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0405
Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0405
Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0405

Biography

Deanna Swoboda has enjoyed a vibrant career as a performer, educator, and entrepreneur. As a performer she played tuba with the internationally recognized Dallas Brass and performed hundreds of solo recitals throughout the United States and Europe, including solos and presentations with the United States Army String Orchestra, the Deutsches Tubaforum, the National Conservatory of Madrid, the Porto Portugal Higher School for the Arts Conservatory and St. Petersburg Conservatory. Prior to her appointment at Arizona State University, she served on the faculty at Western Michigan University where she performed with the Western Brass Quintet, taught tuba and euphonium, developed music and entrepreneurship programs, and coached chamber music. In 2005, Swoboda and hornist, Lin Foulk, formed TubaCOR, an ensemble dedicated to commissioning new works for tuba and horn by women composers.

Professor Swoboda is the creator and performer of a band recruitment presentation and DVD called Band Blast Off. She has performed hundreds of concerts and presentations around the U.S., supporting and enhancing public school music programs. As an international clinician, solo performer, and advocate for music education, Swoboda has presented and performed at prestigious conferences and meetings such as the International Tuba-Euphonium Conferences (ITECs), United States Army Band Tuba-Euphonium Conferences, numerous national and regional Music Educator Conventions including Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic, Texas Music Educator Association, Arizona Music Educator Association, Minnesota Music Educators, Oklahoma Music Educators, Maine Music Educators, Kansas Band Masters, as well as the International Womens Brass Conference. In addition, she has been featured as a guest on the CBS Early Morning Show  with the Dallas Brass, National Public Radio, and BBC radio in London.

Swoboda has also performed with groups such as the Denver Brass, the Monarch Brass, Cedar Rapids Symphony, Kalamazoo Symphony and Grand Rapids Symphony. She served as director of education for the Denver Brass and also taught at University of Idaho, University of Nevada Las Vegas, and University of Northern Iowa.

Swobodas recordings include, Deannas Wonderland (Summit), Shamanic Journey (Potenza), Games for Brass (Summit), Table for Three (Summit) and Fanfare and Flourish (Potenza). She is a past president for the International Tuba Euphonium Association, has served as a board member for the International Leonard Falcone Festival, and is an Eastman tuba artist. She is a proud patroness member of Sigma Alpha Iota and a member of Kappa Kappa Psi.

Education

DMA Tuba Performance, Arizona State University 2010

MM Tuba Performance, Northwestern University 1993

BM Tuba Performance, University of Idaho 1987

Research Interests

entreprneurship, pedagogy, performance practice

Courses

Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
MUP 111 Studio Instruction
MUP 121 Studio Instruction
MUP 127 Studio Instruction
MUP 311 Studio Instruction
MUP 321 Studio Instruction
MUP 327 Studio Instruction
MUP 438 The Enterprising Musician
MUP 479 Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 481 Performance-Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 484 Internship
MUP 495 Performance
MUP 496 Performance
MUP 499 Individualized Instruction
MUP 511 Studio Instruction
MUP 521 Studio Instruction
MUP 527 Studio Instruction
MUP 538 The Enterprising Musician
MUP 579 Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 581 Performance Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 590 Reading and Conference
MUP 596 Solo Performance
MUP 597 Solo Performance
MUP 727 Studio Instruction
MUP 790 Reading and Conference
MUP 796 Solo Performance
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
MUP 111 Studio Instruction
MUP 121 Studio Instruction
MUP 127 Studio Instruction
MUP 311 Studio Instruction
MUP 321 Studio Instruction
MUP 327 Studio Instruction
MUP 451 Repertoire
MUP 479 Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 495 Performance
MUP 496 Performance
MUP 499 Individualized Instruction
MUP 511 Studio Instruction
MUP 521 Studio Instruction
MUP 527 Studio Instruction
MUP 551 Repertoire
MUP 579 Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 590 Reading and Conference
MUP 596 Solo Performance
MUP 597 Solo Performance
MUP 727 Studio Instruction
MUP 790 Reading and Conference
MUP 796 Solo Performance
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
MUP 111 Studio Instruction
MUP 121 Studio Instruction
MUP 127 Studio Instruction
MUP 311 Studio Instruction
MUP 321 Studio Instruction
MUP 327 Studio Instruction
MUP 479 Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 481 Performance-Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 494 Special Topics
MUP 495 Performance
MUP 496 Performance
MUP 499 Individualized Instruction
MUP 511 Studio Instruction
MUP 521 Studio Instruction
MUP 527 Studio Instruction
MUP 579 Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 581 Performance Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 590 Reading and Conference
MUP 596 Solo Performance
MUP 597 Solo Performance
MUP 598 Special Topics
MUP 727 Studio Instruction
MUP 790 Reading and Conference
MUP 796 Solo Performance
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
MUP 111 Studio Instruction
MUP 121 Studio Instruction
MUP 127 Studio Instruction
MUP 311 Studio Instruction
MUP 321 Studio Instruction
MUP 327 Studio Instruction
MUP 451 Repertoire
MUP 479 Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 481 Performance-Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 494 Special Topics
MUP 495 Performance
MUP 496 Performance
MUP 499 Individualized Instruction
MUP 511 Studio Instruction
MUP 521 Studio Instruction
MUP 527 Studio Instruction
MUP 551 Repertoire
MUP 579 Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 581 Performance Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 590 Reading and Conference
MUP 596 Solo Performance
MUP 597 Solo Performance
MUP 598 Special Topics
MUP 727 Studio Instruction
MUP 790 Reading and Conference
MUP 796 Solo Performance
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
MUP 111 Studio Instruction
MUP 121 Studio Instruction
MUP 127 Studio Instruction
MUP 311 Studio Instruction
MUP 321 Studio Instruction
MUP 327 Studio Instruction
MUP 451 Repertoire
MUP 479 Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 481 Performance-Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 494 Special Topics
MUP 495 Performance
MUP 496 Performance
MUP 499 Individualized Instruction
MUP 511 Studio Instruction
MUP 521 Studio Instruction
MUP 527 Studio Instruction
MUP 551 Repertoire
MUP 579 Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 581 Performance Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 590 Reading and Conference
MUP 596 Solo Performance
MUP 597 Solo Performance
MUP 598 Special Topics
MUP 727 Studio Instruction
MUP 790 Reading and Conference
MUP 796 Solo Performance
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
MUP 111 Studio Instruction
MUP 121 Studio Instruction
MUP 127 Studio Instruction
MUP 311 Studio Instruction
MUP 321 Studio Instruction
MUP 327 Studio Instruction
MUP 451 Repertoire
MUP 479 Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 481 Performance-Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 494 Special Topics
MUP 495 Performance
MUP 496 Performance
MUP 499 Individualized Instruction
MUP 511 Studio Instruction
MUP 521 Studio Instruction
MUP 527 Studio Instruction
MUP 551 Repertoire
MUP 579 Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 581 Performance Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 590 Reading and Conference
MUP 596 Solo Performance
MUP 597 Solo Performance
MUP 598 Special Topics
MUP 727 Studio Instruction
MUP 790 Reading and Conference
MUP 796 Solo Performance
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
MUP 111 Studio Instruction
MUP 121 Studio Instruction
MUP 127 Studio Instruction
MUP 311 Studio Instruction
MUP 321 Studio Instruction
MUP 327 Studio Instruction
MUP 451 Repertoire
MUP 479 Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 481 Performance-Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 494 Special Topics
MUP 495 Performance
MUP 496 Performance
MUP 499 Individualized Instruction
MUP 511 Studio Instruction
MUP 521 Studio Instruction
MUP 527 Studio Instruction
MUP 551 Repertoire
MUP 579 Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 581 Performance Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 590 Reading and Conference
MUP 596 Solo Performance
MUP 597 Solo Performance
MUP 598 Special Topics
MUP 727 Studio Instruction
MUP 790 Reading and Conference
MUP 796 Solo Performance
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
MUP 111 Studio Instruction
MUP 121 Studio Instruction
MUP 127 Studio Instruction
MUP 311 Studio Instruction
MUP 321 Studio Instruction
MUP 327 Studio Instruction
MUP 451 Repertoire
MUP 479 Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 481 Performance-Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 494 Special Topics
MUP 495 Performance
MUP 496 Performance
MUP 499 Individualized Instruction
MUP 511 Studio Instruction
MUP 521 Studio Instruction
MUP 527 Studio Instruction
MUP 551 Repertoire
MUP 579 Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 581 Performance Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 590 Reading and Conference
MUP 596 Solo Performance
MUP 597 Solo Performance
MUP 598 Special Topics
MUP 727 Studio Instruction
MUP 790 Reading and Conference
MUP 796 Solo Performance
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
MUP 111 Studio Instruction
MUP 121 Studio Instruction
MUP 127 Studio Instruction
MUP 311 Studio Instruction
MUP 321 Studio Instruction
MUP 327 Studio Instruction
MUP 451 Repertoire
MUP 479 Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 481 Performance-Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 494 Special Topics
MUP 495 Performance
MUP 496 Performance
MUP 499 Individualized Instruction
MUP 511 Studio Instruction
MUP 521 Studio Instruction
MUP 527 Studio Instruction
MUP 551 Repertoire
MUP 579 Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 581 Performance Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 590 Reading and Conference
MUP 596 Solo Performance
MUP 597 Solo Performance
MUP 598 Special Topics
MUP 727 Studio Instruction
MUP 790 Reading and Conference
MUP 796 Solo Performance
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
MUP 111 Studio Instruction
MUP 121 Studio Instruction
MUP 127 Studio Instruction
MUP 311 Studio Instruction
MUP 321 Studio Instruction
MUP 327 Studio Instruction
MUP 451 Repertoire
MUP 479 Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 481 Performance-Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 495 Performance
MUP 496 Performance
MUP 499 Individualized Instruction
MUP 511 Studio Instruction
MUP 521 Studio Instruction
MUP 527 Studio Instruction
MUP 551 Repertoire
MUP 579 Chamber Music Ensembles
MUP 581 Performance Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 590 Reading and Conference
MUP 596 Solo Performance
MUP 597 Solo Performance
MUP 727 Studio Instruction
MUP 790 Reading and Conference
MUP 796 Solo Performance