The Adventures of a Triking Tubadour

Tuba Odyssey

“TUBA ODYSSEY-The Journey of InnerTuba… Depicting the journey of InnerTuba travelling through and interacting with nature, the landscape and surroundings along the way…”   So begin Franner Otter’s notes accompanying her new work, dedicated to InnerTuba. I picked up the hard copy of it from the Post Office this morning. Franner has worked tirelessly for several months on this new work. (Learn more about Franner’s involvement with InnerTuba here) Let the scans speak.. Read More

Morecambe Brass Band

Andrew Warriner is a conductor, brass band contest adjudicator and fine tuba player. He is the Musical Director of the Morecambe Brass Band Association, based in North West England. Andrew has decided to include the first performance of a substantial new work for solo tuba and band,  to be composed by award winning Franner Otter, in a major concert. The work is dedicated to InnerTuba, and will feature programmatic elements around cycling with a tuba in tow!  News Update!

More Music. . .

Sisters Franner and Sot Otter from Ullapool, Scotland, have offered to lend their musical talents to InnerTuba. Franner specialises in writing and arranging music, and  completed her Doctorate thesis in Brass Composition in 2012. Sot is a singer and singing teacher.  She directs the Ullapool Community Choir. Sot and Franner have agreed to compose and arrange music for InnerTuba, and are putting their minds to performance opportunites in and around Ullapool – hopefully combining with the choir at some point. Many, many thanks to them both.. Read More