Jordan Figueroa is studying music education at the University of Arizona. He plays euphonium and is a growing composer. "Music is my life and it has helped me grow into the person I am today. I hope to show young students the wonder music provides."
This year he'll be be writing the soundtrack for two movies and commissioning a classical work for Grupo Arizona.
We asked Jordan 5 questions about his experiences as musicians in Tucson. Here's what he said:
What's your favorite venue to play in Tucson?
What's the funniest thing that's happened during a performance?
Getting showered in rain and still going through a full performance
What's your first memory as a musician?
Picking Violin in 3rd grade (I play euphonium/tuba now)
What's your favorite song to perform?
"Sh-Boom" by The Chords
What's the best advice you've ever received?
The Effort is the Prize
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