In this film, Andrew Cresci introduces his instrument - the tuba.

To learn more about the tuba visit philharmonia.co.uk/explore/instruments/tuba

Why not download our iPad app The Orchestra to learn even more? Visit philharmonia.co.uk/app for more information.

"Have you seen the app called ‘The Orchestra’? It is astonishing. For somebody who can’t read music to learn how an orchestra functions, to be able to see from the perspective of a flute or a second violin, is really enlightening." - Sir John Eliot Gardiner, quoted in an interview by Richard Fairman, Financial Times, February 2014

The Philharmonia's Principal Tuba's Chair is endowed by Mercedes and Michael Hoffman. For more information on Chair Endowments, please visit: philharmonia.co.uk/support/individual/chair_endowment

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