Assistant Professor of Tuba
3037 Bliss Hall
bdkiser AT ysu DOT edu
Brian Kiser joined the faculty of Youngstown State University in 2005. He teaches applied tuba and euphonium lessons, Brass Methods, and coaches Brass Chamber groups. He has previously served on the faculties of Indiana State University and Millikin University. Kiser also has been a teaching assistant at Indiana University and the University of Illinois.
As an active studio musician, he regularly records diverse commercial, educational, and religious musical projects in various Indianapolis area studios, including projects for Hal Leonard Corporation. Also an active orchestral musician, Mr. Kiser has performed with such orchestras as the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, the Terre Haute Symphony, the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonia da Camera, and the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra.
Brian is featured with the Bach 'N Blues 'n Brass on their recently released cd - Dominic Spera presents: American Popular Songbook for Brass Quintet. Brian has performed over 250 times in thirty-five states with the Mr. Jack Daniel's Original Silver Cornet Band, most recently in California, Idaho, Alabama, Oregon, Georgia, and Virginia.
Currently, he is pursuing a doctorate in tuba performance at Indiana University. His principal teachers include Dan Perantoni, Mickey Moore, and Jeff Funderburk. Kiser's varied professional experience also includes consultant work for JA Musik GmbH in Germany.
Mr. Jack Daniel's Original Silver Cornet Band
Hal Leonard Corporation
JA Musik GmbH
Indianpolis Chamber Orchestra