Northwestern band director to present tuba recital

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Northwestern band director to present tuba recital

Dr. Kenneth Drobnak, director of bands and assistant professor of fine arts, will present a Tuba Recital at the Alva First Presbyterian Church at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 28.  

Drobnak has performed throughout the central United States and is a featured soloist each summer with the Rapid City (S.D.) Municipal Band. In 2002, he performed at Carnegie Hall with the National Wind Ensemble. He also has performed at the National Music Museum, Mt. Rushmore National Monument and Severance Hall.

This recital will feature works by Puccini, J.S. Bach, Rimsky-Korsakov, Barbara York, Alec Wilder and Guido Papini.  Drobnak also will provide a demonstration of the tuba and its various capabilities. A preview of Drobnak playing the tuba is available at A reception will follow the recital.

The First Presbyterian Church is located at 628 Church Street in Alva.  This event is free and open to the public.  For more information, contact Drobnak at (580)327-8191 or by email at