Renowned tubist Tony Zilincik to visit Marshall

Marshall University will welcome special guest Tony Zilincik, a Tubist and professor from Capitol University in Columbus, Ohio on Wednesday.

Zilincik, who is known for presenting music in new and innovative ways, is a renowned composer.

His pieces have been performed around the United States and Europe as well as published by Cimarron music.

In 2012, he and 200 other musicians performed his piece “Tower Thunder” in an 80-foot-tall, 25-foot diameter concrete tower in California.

Zilincik’s resume also includes Broadway performances and tours with “Annie,” “The Lion King,” “Mary Poppins” and more.

Zilincik teaches tuba, composition and theory at Capitol University, where he also directs the brass choir and tuba/euphonium ensemble, “Capital Thunder.”

Zilincik’s performance will take place in Smith Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.