Stephen Dombrowski

Stephen Dombrowski

Adjunct Faculty, Tuba

Professional Biography

A native of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, Stephen Dombrowski is Principal Tubist of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Instructor of Tuba and Euphonium at Colorado State University, and Adjunct Tuba Faculty at University of Denver Lamont School of Music. 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 Orchestra and Brass Quintet, Stephen has performed with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Central City Opera, Colorado Music Festival, and Denver Municipal Band. 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, University of Memphis Scheidt School of Music, Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival, Lamont Summer Academy, Metropolitan State College of Denver, Colorado Christian University, and the Music at Maple Mount Festival. Stephen has also been a clinician for many high schools and universities including the University of Colorado at Boulder, Northern Arizona University, Denver School of the Arts, and the International Tuba-Euphonium Association.

Stephen can be heard on “A Summit Brass Night” with the Summit Brass, “Copland” with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, “Laude, the Music of Howard Hansen” with the Philharmonia A Vent, and on Colorado Public Radio’s broadcasts of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra.

Mr. Dombrowski currently resides in Centennial, CO, with his wife, Angela, and three children. Aside from tuba, Stephen enjoys woodworking, home renovation, and Red Sox baseball.