Gilbert Long Teaches both University level and Pre-college 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 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, Celine Dion, Ronnie Milsap, Lady Antebellum, David Clydesdale, CNN, American Airlines, ESPN, Best LIttle Whore House in Texas, Earnest Goes to Jail, Earnest Goes to Camp, The Johnny Cash Show, a Classical Brass and Classical Wedding CD for Green Hill Productions, multiple recordings with the Nashville Symphony of which, Made in America, won a Grammy. Nashville Chamber Orchestra’s Grammy-nominated Kid Pan Alley CD. Manages Aardworks.com, a brass publishing company.
In the recording studio with Roy Agee, Barry Green and myself.