Derek Zimmerman is a musician based in Los Angeles, California. Derek is passionate about inspiring, educating, and entertaining through music.
Derek received his bachelor's degree in music performance with a minor in business administration at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois, and is currently expanding his knowledge and skills in music by completing a Master's Degree in Music Performance at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California.
Derek manages and performs with the Funk Sauce Brass Band and has performed with groups such as the Chicago Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, Heartland Festival Orchestra, and Chicago Brass Band.
The Tubazimm YouTube channel is where Derek creates tuba covers, instructional videos, and live streams aimed at creating a community through music.
As an educator, Derek is experienced in teaching brass private lessons, coaching ensembles, assisting in music camps, and using technology to create music through the power of the internet.
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