Austin Crumrine is a DMA candidate in tuba performance at The Ohio State University where he serves as graduate associate for the tuba/euphonium studio. He received his BM in tuba performance from the University of North Texas (UNT) and his MM in tuba performance from Baylor University. While at Baylor, Crumrine served as the teaching assistant for the Wayne Fisher Jazz Program at Baylor University. He has performed with many top-notch collegiate ensembles including the UNT Wind Symphony, Baylor Symphony Orchestra, and additionally has performed a few concerts with the UNT One O’Clock Lab Band. In the summer of 2013, Crumrine studied under world-renowned tuba soloist Øystein Baadsvik at Le Domaine Forget in Quebec, Canada. He was also a member of the 2015 Disneyland All-American College Band where he performed on sousaphone, electric bass and upright bass. Crumrine served as the tuba apprentice for the Hot Springs Music Festival Orchestra for their 2018 season. He Crumrine enjoys playing many different styles of music including classical, jazz, soul, rock, pop and contemporary worship. Austin Crumrine’s teachers are James Akins, Dr. Kent Eshelman and Don Little.