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Biography

Blake is a Doctoral student at the University of North Texas studying Tuba Performance with Professor Don Little and Professor Matt Good as a Graduate Teaching Fellow for the tuba studio. He received his Master's at Oklahoma State University and his Bachelor's at Murray State University. His primary teachers are Professor Don Little, Professor Matt Good, Dr. Ryan Robinson, and Dr. Todd French. 

 

As an educator, Blake has taught at the collegiate level and privately in Texas, Oklahoma, and Kentucky at East Central University, Lewisville ISD, Langston University, and Murray Independent School Systems.

 

As a performer, Blake has performed with several different groups such as the Richardson Symphony, the Lawton Philharmonic Orchestra, the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas, and the UNT Wind Symphony. Blake has competed in various competitions within the USA as a finalist and semifinalist for the Leonard Falcone International Euphonium and Tuba Festival, the International Tuba Euphonium Conference, the International Women's Brass Conference, and more.

Blake plays on an Adams F tuba and an Eastman 836 CC tuba.  

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