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Michael Forbes (*1973)
Michael Forbes (born 1973 in Morgantown, West Virginia, USA), studied first with Mark Lusk and Marty Erickson (Bachelor’s Degree at Penn State University), then with tubist and composer, John Stevens (Master degree from the University of Wisconsin) and finally with world renowned tubist, Toby Hanks (Doctor’s Degree from the University of Maryland). Along the way, he also studyied with Stuart...
About The Grumpy Troll
An entertaining and accessible way
It comes about from the composer's musings about how a Norwegian troll would act and sound like, especially if particularly disturbed. This work was meant to be a tour-de-force of technique and musical expression for the advanced tubist as well as a vehicle to demonstrate more contemporary sounds and styles to audiences in an entertaining and accessible way.
- tuba solo (Eb or F)
- Editions Bim
January 12, 2020 | 1st Geneva International Tuba Competition (January 7th to 12th) | Geneva, Switzerland. Orchestre de Chambre de Genève, Bastien Stil (Conductor).
June 17, 2017 | Don Winston & Friends #6 | Port Washington (New York), USA. .