Ralph Hepola
Route 3 An American Musical Journey – A trip through time and around the country. The party has begun! Delighting audiences since 1989.
Two recordings available.
HepTones Classics to Contemporary Jazz – Tuba artist Ralph Hepola unites with innovative masters in music from the 18th to the 21st century.
Two recordings available.
• Tubas, bass trombone, euphonium, bass trumpet, cimbasso, piano
• Principal Tubaist with Minnesota Opera at the Ordway - Minnesota's Premiere
  Performing Arts Center
• Recordings & concerts with VocalEssence under Artistic Director Philip Brunelle
• Performances of seventy different operas in eighty-nine opera productions in
  the United States and Europe
• Thirty-six professional recordings including major labels, as well as several
  video productions
• Performed for national tours of Broadway shows at the major Minneapolis and
  Saint Paul theatres

Complete lists of operas, recordings and shows are available.

Most recently:
• McKnight Foundation Community Art Program Grant awarded by Community
  Programs in the Arts (COMPAS)
• Minnesota State Arts Board Roster of Artists in Education; one of only
  twenty-nine musicians statewide
• Residency at the Wurlitzer Foundation in the esteemed arts community of
  Taos, New Mexico (awarded internationally)

Additional experience:
• Freelancing in New York City
• Switzerland's Basel Symphony Orchestra
• BME, Northwestern University
• The United States Army Band of Washington, D.C.

e-mail: info@ralphhepola.com • telephone: 612-803-8914
website with music downloads & more: www.ralphhepola.com

For more information on the hiring of Union Entertainment call:
Twin Cities Musicians Union: 612-338-5013
or email the Union at tcmu@comcast.net

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Twin Cities Musicians Union: 612-338-5013,
or email the Union at tcmu@comcast.net