Tuba, Euphonium

Performing Artist and Educational Leader

Tuba, Euphonium

Performing Artist and Educational Leader

“[Hersey’s] playing was quite wonderful…like the compelling exhibition of an unusual and endangered bird.”
– Austin Statesman Newspaper


Leadership and Music Discussion on All the Hats We Wear Podcast with Scott Snow

I very much enjoyed this podcast with music therapist and podcaster Scott Snow, on his All the Hats We Wear Podcast  We talked about my life and career, and balancing the different hats, how I view the importance of my daily warm-up routine, and much more! Thank you Scott for inspiring us to healthily balance all of these sides of our lives with a strong sense of purpose.

Listen to more podcasts and interviews with Joanna here.

UNCP Professor Joanna Hersey Presented with Leadership Award

Dr. Joanna Hersey, associate dean of Student Success and Curriculum for the College of Arts and Sciences at UNC Pembroke, was presented with the Susan Slaughter Award for Leadership at the 2022 International Women’s Brass Conference held at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas.

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“As a composer, the vastness and diversity of your albums O quam mirabilis and Zigzags have expanded my idea of how the tuba can sound and what can be written for tuba. Your work has encouraged me to write what I hear for tuba and to place no limits on the musicality the tuba can achieve.”
– Charles J. Lumar II



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Books and articles


Hersey Artist Model Tuba Mouthpiece from Parker Mouthpieces.

Parker Mouthpieces are made in three interchangeable components: rim, cup and backbore.  My Hersey cup will work with Hersey, Hitz, Helleberg/ Hall, Freelancer, Symphony, and Grand Parker backbores.


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