Steven Mead

Steven Mead – Euphoniumsoloist at Mid EUROPE 2020

Tuesday, 17.12.2019

The Mid EUROPE 2020 has a great highlight to offer - Englishman Steven Mead, one of the most successful professional Euphonium soloist in the world. The world-class musician will perform with the World Adult and World Youth Wind Orchestra at LONG NIGHT on July 16 and as part of the International Concert Evening on Saturday, July 18.

STEVEN MEAD – World Star at the Euphonium

Steven Mead needs no introduction to brass enthusiasts around the world as he is especially admired for his rich expressive approach to musical performance. His concerts are hallmarked by a unique communication between artist and audience.

Almost the whole year, Steven tours the world and counts about 75 solo performances each year with the most renowned brass and symphony ensembles, among them - to name a few

  • solo concerts with the Trondheim Symphonie Orchestra, Norway
  • Lahti Symphony Orchestra und Helsinki Philharmonic, Finnland
  • Stuttgart Philharmonic, Germany
  • Japan Chamber Orchestra, Japan
  • solo concerts with the leading brass and military bands of the world, among:

o Band of the Garde Republicaine, Paris – France
o Central Band der RAF, London – UK
o Italian police, Carabinieri und Army Bands, Rome – Italy
o The Dutch Marine Band, Rotterdam – Netherlands
o US Army Band, Washington DC – USA.

Steven Mead has been described as one of the world’s most recorded solo brass artists with over 65 CDs produced since 1990. His extraordinary pioneering work with the euphonium has gained him worldwide fame as perhaps the foremost euphonium soloist in the world today . Innovative is his setting up of specialist euphonium schools in the Benelux countries and Japan, his involvement with the National Tuba Euphonium Festival, as well as its mouthpiece and instrument design. Many Steven Mead products are now in demand worldwide.

Currently, Steven is a asked soloist and clinican in worldwide wind music events. He also teaches at several specialist schools across Europe and in Japan, as well as euphonium at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, where students from all over the world come to study with him, and then pursue a first-class career.

You can look forward to great concerts with Steven Mead at the Mid EUROPE 2020.

By the way: What is an euphonium?
For those who are not sure, the Euphonium is a deep brass instrument and belongs to the family of bugle horns. It sounds an octave lower than a trumpet and an octave higher than a tuba.