Janet Tracy

Dr. Janet Tracey

Instructor Music

Dr. Janet Tracy is the tuba/euphonium and brass methods professor at the University of the Incarnate Word and the low brass specialist for the North East and Alamo Heights Independent School Districts. She holds a bachelor’s in music education from the University of Oklahoma-Norman, a master’s in tuba performance from Oklahoma City University, and a doctorate in musical arts (tuba performance) from the University of Texas at Austin. She is a freelance musician in central and south Texas where she performs both as a soloist and in ensembles. Dr. Tracy has toured as a concert artist throughout the United States as well as Europe. Dr. Tracy is a contemporary music specialist who has commissioned and premiered numerous works. One such work was raising a corporate commission for composer Anthony Plog to write his Tuba Sonata, which she premiered at the 2007 Regional International Tuba-Euphonium Association Conference. She is the leader and business manager of the Olmos Basin Brass Quintet and the Tracy & Fahlund duo. Dr. Tracy’s teachers and mentors include Steve Bryant, Michael Sanders, Don Little, Larry Bird, Denis Bubert, Daniel Perantoni and Arnold Jacobs.