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Gilbert A. Long

Adjunct Associate Professor of Tuba

Gil Long teaches both university-level and precollege tuba and euphonium.

Nashville native. BMA, (1975) University of Louisville.  Principal Tuba: Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra (1975-1978),  Nashville Symphony Orchestra (1978-present), Nashville Ballet and Nashville Opera, Nashville Chamber Brass Society, Nashville Contemporary Brass Quintet.

Performances with the Louisville Orchestra, Huntsville Symphony, Alabama Symphony, Mr. Jack Daniel’s Original Silver Cornet Band, Belmont Brass Quintet, Blair Brass Quintet, Middle Tennessee State University Brass Quintet.  Teaches at Belmont and Vanderbilt Universities, Sewanee Summer Music Festival (1975-2000). Personnel Manager: Nashville Symphony Orchestra (1979-1981).

Solo performances: Nashville Symphony Orchestra, Nashville Chamber Brass Society, Fish Creek Music Festival, Southeastern Horn Conference, Middle Tennessee State University Wind Ensemble. Freelance and studio work in Nashville. Recorded with Mr. Jack Daniel’s Original Silver Cornet Band, Nashville Contemporary Brass Quintet, Michael W. Smith, Amy Grant, Larnell Harris, Sandy Patty, Crystal Gayle, Garth Brooks, Box Car 20, Jars of Clay, Yusuf (Cat Stevens), Faith Hill, Ronnie Milsap, David Clydesdale, CNN, American Airlines, ESPN, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Ernest Goes to Jail, Ernest Goes to Camp, The  Johnny Cash Show, brass quintet CD, Classical Brass and Classical Wedding, for Green Hill Productions, multiple recordings with the Nashville Symphony of which Made in America won a Grammy. Manages, a brass publishing company.


Blair Brass Quintet