Tony Zilincik teaches tuba as well as composition and theory, and he directs
the brass choir and Capital Thunder, the University's tuba/euphonium ensemble.
A prolific performer, he plays the tuba in the Central Ohio Symphony Orchestra,
the Capital Brass quintet, the Cathedral Brass quintet at St. Joseph Cathedral
in Columbus, and directs and coordinates Merry TUBACHRISTMAS Columbus. He is
also the E-flat tuba soloist with the Brass Band of Columbus and has performed
with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra as well as many touring Broadway shows,
such as Annie, The Lion King and Mary
Zilincik is known for his commitment
to presenting new music in different ways. In 2012, he joined 200 other
musicians to perform his very own Tower
Thunder in an 80-foot-tall tower at the Olive Ranch in Geyersville,
California. In addition to performing and teaching, Zilincik coordinates
Capital's New Music Festival, an annual celebration of contemporary composers.
Also a prolific composer, his works have received performances in the United
States and Europe and many are published by Cimarron Music. Mr. Zilincik is in
demand as a tuba and band clinician throughout Ohio and Michigan. He is an
expert in the areas of music composition, improvisation and tuba performance.
View his publications.