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University of Missouri (UMKC) Conservatory of Music, DMA; Kansas State University, MM; Iowa State University, BME


Toby hanks, Sam Pilaifian, Thomas Stein, Michael Short, Paul Hunt, David Stuart

Kansas State University Faculty Brass Quintet, SYSYGY Trio, Chautauqua Festival Orchestra, Central Iowa Symphony, Kansas City Puccini Festival Orchestra, Fountain City Brass Band



Dr. Steven Maxwell is Associate Professor of Tuba and Euphonium at Kansas State University. In addition, he teaches brass techniques and the History of Rock and Roll. Dr. Maxwell is also the tubist with the K-State Faculty Brass Quintet and the director of the K-State Tuba Euphonium Ensemble. He is an active clinician, adjudicator, and soloist throughout the United States and Europe. Dr. Maxwell has performed at prestigious conferences including the International Tuba and Euphonium Conference, the U. S. Army Band Tuba-Euphonium Workshop, and the International Trombone Festival. He has also performed at numerous regional conferences over the years including the Great Plains, South Central, Rocky Mountain, and Southwest Regional Conferences. Dr. Maxwell is a champion of new music for the tuba and euphonium and has commissioned over fifty works for solo tuba, solo euphonium, and tuba-euphonium ensemble. His recently released debut album entitled “Pretty Please?” features five new works for tuba.

Dr. Maxwell has held the position of principal tuba with the Chautauqua Festival Orchestra, Central Iowa Symphony, Kansas City Puccini Festival Orchestra and has been a member of the Fountain City Brass Band. He is an associate editor for the International Tuba and Euphonium Association (ITEA) Journal.

More information about Dr. Maxwell can be found at

Dr. Maxwell is proud to be a Willson Performing Artist.

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