Full Name
George Palton
Job Title
Associate Director of Admisison, School of Music
DePauw University
Speaker Bio
George Palton is currently the Associate Director of Admissions for the School of Music at DePauw University. He holds degrees in Tuba Performance from the University of Kentucky (DMA, MM) and Music Education (BMME, BM) from Bowling Green State University. Prior to his employment at DePauw he was the Instructor of Tuba and Euphonium at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. Dr. Palton has won first place in several solo competitions including the International Tuba Euphonium Conference Tuba Artist Competition (2006) and is sought after as a performer and clinician both regionally and throughout the country. In addition to his performing and teaching activities, he is an active arranger and developer of pedagogical materials. He has published his research and arrangements through The Journal for the International Tuba Euphonium Association, Tuba-Euphonium Press, and Cimarron Music. His debut solo CD “Tuba in Motion” was released through Mark Records and features a variety of original recordings in numerous solo and chamber settings. Dr. Palton is a Buffet Group Tuba Artist and Clinician. He performs exclusively on B&S tubas.