Sam Pilafian

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        A virtuoso on tuba, Sam Pilafian grew up in Miami. He has been a student of the instrument his entire life, receiving fellowships at Dartmouth and Tanglewood. In 1971, he received the attention of Leonard Bernstein and played at the world premier of Bernstein's "Mass" at Kennedy Center in Washington. Pilafian is also a founding member of the Empire Brass Quintet and the large brass ensemble Summit Brass. In addition, he has recorded and performed with Pink Floyd, the Boston Symp... Read more

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