Mr Steven Rosse

Lecturer in Tuba

C41 - Sydney Conservatorium of Music
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 1348

Biographical details

Award-winning tubist Steven Rossé plays principal tuba with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and is a member of the Sydney Alpha (New Music) Ensemble, the Graham Ashton Brass Ensemble and the TubaMania Quartet.

In addition to his teaching at the Sydney Conservatorium, Steve is a visiting professor at Silipakorn University in Thailand and teaches annually at the Dolce International Academy in Japan. He travels the world on average ten weeks a year giving masterclasses and recitals/concerto performances, including recent visiting professor positions at the National University of Singapore and the Milano Conservatorio in Italy. Other recent formal and informal teaching includes the Shanghai Conservatory and Curtis Institute of Philadelphia.

Formerly, the American-born musician played with the San Diego Symphony and was principal tubist with the New Mexico Symphony (USA), the RAI Torino Radio Symphony (Italy) and the World Orchestra of Jeunesses Musicales in Europe. Since 2005, he has frequently performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra and at the Grand Teton Music Festival. He has also worked with the symphony orchestras of Boston, San Francisco, Adelaide and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields.

Steve Rossé has attracted students from all over the globe to his tuba studio at the Sydney Conservatorium. Now considered the best place to learn and study tuba in the Asia Pacific region, it ranks alongside the best tuba schools in the world. Several of Steve’s former students occupy major orchestral positions throughout Australia, Asia and Europe and have performed with orchestras ranging from the Tasmanian Symphony to the Berlin and London Philharmonic Orchestras.

Selected publications & creative works

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Music

  • Rosse, S., Nishida, Y., Koma-Ban Brass Ensemble, K. (2011). 1. Folk Dances 2. Sonata for Tuba & Piano 3. Gallup (Tuba Soloist). Miyazaki Culture Hall, Miyazaki, Japan: Koma-Ban Brass Ensemble.
  • Rosse, S. (2011). 1. New Dances 2. Gyro Moon 3. Espana Tuba (Tuba soloist). ZL Tuba Quartet. Mahidol University College of Music, Bangkok, Thailand: Mahidol University College of Music.
  • Rosse, S., Frankcombe, S., Prussing, R., Kinmont, S. (2011). Azina the Godmother and Om the Godhead (Tuba Soloist). Trombonanza. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Rosse, S., Brass Quintet, A. (2011). Sonata for Tuba and Brass Quintet (Tuba Soloist). Sensational Sunday Series | Brass Sensational. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Rosse, S., Kinmont, S. (2011). Vulcan's Row (Soloists). Sydney Symphony Musicians at St James' Church. St James' Church, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Symphony Musicians.
  • Rosse, S., Taipei Symphonic Band, T. (2010). 1. Concerto No.2 for Tuba, Brass Ensemble, Piano and Percussion 2. 'K-1' for 2 Tuba Fighters, 2 Bass Trombone Trainers, & 4 Trombones 3. Snap, Pop & Crackle 4. Visions 5. Einstein's Mistake (Tuba Soloist). Steve Rosse with TSB. Taipei Concert Hall, Taipei, Taiwan: Taipei Wind Orchestra & Symphonic Band.
  • Kinmont, S., Jacks, B., Rosse, S. (2009). *No program supplied yet* Symphony no. 6 Tower Music, Funeral Music, Adagio, Pumping Song. Melbourne International Festival of Brass 2009. Melba Hall, Melbourne, Australia: Melbourne International Festival of Brass.
  • Rosse, S., Jennings, E., Philharmonic Brass, T. (2009). Azira Phal'e Concerto for Solo Tuba and Brass (Tuba Soloist). Lunchtime Concert. Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand: Mahidol University.
  • Rosse, S., Cassomenos, S. (2009). Sonata for Tuba and Piano (Tuba Soloist). Melbourne International Festival of Brass. South Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne, Australia: Melbourne International Festival of Brass.
  • Rosse, S., Sawano, T. (2008). 1.Ballad for tuba and piano 2.Three miniatures for tuba and piano 3.Concertina for tuba and piano 4.Fanfare for BIMA for brass quartet 5.Gypsy song from Carmen for brass and piano. Learning Auditorium, TK Park, Central World Plaza, Bangkok, Thailand: Silpakorn University and TK park.

Recorded / Rendered Performance

  • Van Emmerik, M., Russell, F., Cook, J., Flinders Quartet, U., Australian Chamber Brass, U., Rosse, S. (2008). 1. Sonatensatz 3-6. Capriccio 7-9. Concerto for Euphonium 10. Etude - Anton Bruckner. On Utaki - The Sacred Grove, CD, Australia: Besson.

Festivals

  • Rosse, S. (2013). 2013 Sydney International Brass Festival. Australian Hall; Salvation Army Congress Hall, Sydney, Australia: Australian Institute of Music.
  • Rosse, S. (2011). 2011 Yamaha TubaMania International Festival. Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand: Chulalongkorn University Music Department.
  • Rosse, S. (2008). Tubamania International Festival. SCM, Sydney, Australia: TubaMania International & SCM.

2013

  • Rosse, S. (2013). 2013 Sydney International Brass Festival. Australian Hall; Salvation Army Congress Hall, Sydney, Australia: Australian Institute of Music.

2011

  • Rosse, S., Nishida, Y., Koma-Ban Brass Ensemble, K. (2011). 1. Folk Dances 2. Sonata for Tuba & Piano 3. Gallup (Tuba Soloist). Miyazaki Culture Hall, Miyazaki, Japan: Koma-Ban Brass Ensemble.
  • Rosse, S. (2011). 1. New Dances 2. Gyro Moon 3. Espana Tuba (Tuba soloist). ZL Tuba Quartet. Mahidol University College of Music, Bangkok, Thailand: Mahidol University College of Music.
  • Rosse, S. (2011). 2011 Yamaha TubaMania International Festival. Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand: Chulalongkorn University Music Department.
  • Rosse, S., Frankcombe, S., Prussing, R., Kinmont, S. (2011). Azina the Godmother and Om the Godhead (Tuba Soloist). Trombonanza. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Rosse, S., Brass Quintet, A. (2011). Sonata for Tuba and Brass Quintet (Tuba Soloist). Sensational Sunday Series | Brass Sensational. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • Rosse, S., Kinmont, S. (2011). Vulcan's Row (Soloists). Sydney Symphony Musicians at St James' Church. St James' Church, Sydney, Australia: Sydney Symphony Musicians.

2010

  • Rosse, S., Taipei Symphonic Band, T. (2010). 1. Concerto No.2 for Tuba, Brass Ensemble, Piano and Percussion 2. 'K-1' for 2 Tuba Fighters, 2 Bass Trombone Trainers, & 4 Trombones 3. Snap, Pop & Crackle 4. Visions 5. Einstein's Mistake (Tuba Soloist). Steve Rosse with TSB. Taipei Concert Hall, Taipei, Taiwan: Taipei Wind Orchestra & Symphonic Band.

2009

  • Kinmont, S., Jacks, B., Rosse, S. (2009). *No program supplied yet* Symphony no. 6 Tower Music, Funeral Music, Adagio, Pumping Song. Melbourne International Festival of Brass 2009. Melba Hall, Melbourne, Australia: Melbourne International Festival of Brass.
  • Rosse, S., Jennings, E., Philharmonic Brass, T. (2009). Azira Phal'e Concerto for Solo Tuba and Brass (Tuba Soloist). Lunchtime Concert. Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand: Mahidol University.
  • Rosse, S., Cassomenos, S. (2009). Sonata for Tuba and Piano (Tuba Soloist). Melbourne International Festival of Brass. South Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne, Australia: Melbourne International Festival of Brass.

2008

  • Van Emmerik, M., Russell, F., Cook, J., Flinders Quartet, U., Australian Chamber Brass, U., Rosse, S. (2008). 1. Sonatensatz 3-6. Capriccio 7-9. Concerto for Euphonium 10. Etude - Anton Bruckner. On Utaki - The Sacred Grove, CD, Australia: Besson.
  • Rosse, S., Sawano, T. (2008). 1.Ballad for tuba and piano 2.Three miniatures for tuba and piano 3.Concertina for tuba and piano 4.Fanfare for BIMA for brass quartet 5.Gypsy song from Carmen for brass and piano. Learning Auditorium, TK Park, Central World Plaza, Bangkok, Thailand: Silpakorn University and TK park.
  • Rosse, S. (2008). Tubamania International Festival. SCM, Sydney, Australia: TubaMania International & SCM.

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