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Reuben Brown

Hailing from the depths of the South Island, Reuben Brown has recently completed his Honours degree at Te Koki - New Zealand School of Music. Here, Reuben has pursued his passions for orchestral conducting and euphonium performance under the tutelage of Associate Professor Martin Riseley and euphonium artist Byron �Buzz� Newton. He is now the Artistic Coordinator at Te Tira Puoro o Aotearoa - New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, assisting in current and future projects. Beginning in strong brass banding communities, Reuben has climbed the ranks with his playing and conducting, landing a euphonium seat with New Zealand�s premiere Wellington Brass Band. In 2021, he became the Band Manager and Assistant Musical Director (under David Bremner). Reuben has also been a member of the National Youth Brass Band since 2020 with both performance and administrative duties. He has recently been announced as the Assistant Musical Director for the National Secondary Schools� Brass Band for 2022/23. In 2022, he successfully applied for and was awarded an NZSO�s Conducting Fellowship, working with the orchestra over sessions lead by Hamish McKeich and various visiting conductors.

Reuben Brown
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