A native of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, Stephen Dombrowski is Principal Tubist of the Colorado Symphony and Instructor of Tuba at Colorado State University. He received his Bachelor of Music degree in tuba from Boston University, where his teachers were Gary Ofenloch and Toby Hanks. Mr. Dombrowski continued his studies with Daniel Perantoni at Indiana University.
In addition to his performances with the Colorado Symphony and Brass Quintet, Stephen has performed with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Central City Opera, Colorado Music Festival, Denver Municipal Band, and Bartels Brass Ensemble. He has also performed with the Summit Brass, Grand Teton Music Festival, Tanglewood Music Center Brass, Lafayette Symphony Orchestra (IN), Chicago Civic Orchestra, and Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival.
Mr. Dombrowski has served on the faculty of the Rafael Mendez Brass Institute Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival, Metropolitan State College of Denver, Colorado Christian University, and the Music at Maple Mount Festival. Stephen has also been a clinician for the University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado State University, the International Tuba-Euphonium Association, Lakewood High School (CO), and Denver School of the Arts.
Stephen can be heard on “A Summit Brass Night” with the Summit Brass, “Laude, the Music of Howard Hansen” with the Philharmonia A Vent, and on Colorado Public Radio’s live broadcasts of the Colorado Symphony.
Mr. Dombrowski currently resides in Littleton, CO, with his wife, Angela, and two children. Aside from tuba, Stephen enjoys woodworking, Red Sox baseball, and spending time with his family. Please visit him at stephendombrowski.com.