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Willie Clark - Tuba

Willie Clark (He/Him)

Adjunct Lecturer

  • Department of Music
  • College of Fine Arts


Willie Clark is lecturer of tuba at the Howard University College of Fine Arts where he teaches applied tuba lessons. Clark is also a retired member of the United States Air Force “Ceremonial Brass” in Washington, D.C., and was a founding member of the Barclay Brass and professional Disney tuba quartet, “The Tubafours.”

As a performer, Clark has toured the United States, South America, Australia, China, Japan and eighteen countries in Europe. During these
travels he performed with the National Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, China National Symphony, the Empire Brass for the Campos do Jordao Winter Music Festival and USA Tour, American Wind Symphony Orchestra, Sam Rivers’ RivBea Orchestra and Keith Brion’s New Sousa Band. Clark has also served as a low brass clinician on the European Tour with the American Wind Symphony Orchestra. You can hear him on the Tuba 4’s CD, “Under the Boardwalk.” He has also recorded with John Williams and the Boston Bops Brass Section, the American Wind Symphony Orchestra, the United States Air Force Band, Alfred Publishing, Warner Brothers and Electronic Arts.


Education & Expertise


Bachelors of Music

Tuba Performance
University of Ilinois

Masters of Music

Tuba Performance
University of Georgia