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Mitch Brady


Hailing from Raleigh, North Carolina, Mitch Brady is in his second year at Boston University pursuing a bachelor’s in tuba performance. Brady has been involved with music from a young age and began playing the tuba at age 12. After graduating high school in 2022, Brady moved to Boston to begin studies with Mike W. Roylance, principal tuba of both the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Pops Orchestra.

Prior to his move to Boston, Brady received numerous accolades, including winning the North American Brass Band Association Championship with the J. Perry Watson Brass Band and performing in the North Carolina All-State Honor Band. Upon graduating from high school as valedictorian, he also received the John Phillip Sousa award for musical excellence.

Since arriving at Boston University, Mitch Brady has performed as a finalist with his brass quintet in the Philip Jones International Brass Ensemble Competition in London and recently saw success as the second place winner at the Leonard Falcone International Tuba-Euphonium Competition in 2023.

Brady is an active freelance musician in the New England area, performing with Maine’s Portland Symphony Orchestra, as guest principal tubist, as well as with the Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra, New England Brass Band, and Hot Tamale Brass Band.

When not in Boston, Mitch Brady spends his time in Wake Forest, North Carolina, with his parents, three siblings, four cats, and dog, Cici.