Micky Wrobleski was born in Minnesota, U.S.A. He began his study of the tuba at the age of 16. At the age of 17 he began his music career performing as a member of the Twin Ports Wind Ensemble, a professional Wind Band made up entirely of college and high school music educators. |
From 1992 to 1997, Micky attended the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, where he studied tuba with Dr. Jerry A. Young. During this time, Micky was tuba soloist with the 451st Army Band of the U.S. Army Reserve.
In 1997, Micky was chosen to be the Principal Tuba of the Chicago Civic Orchestra, the training orchestra of the world-renowned Chicago Symphony Orchestra. While in Chicago, Micky studied with Gene Pokorny, Principal Tuba of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and was concurrently principal tuba with several orchestras in the Chicago region, while also maintaining a busy studio recording, chamber music and private teaching schedule.
In 2002, Hu Yongyan invited Micky to become the principal tuba of the Shanghai Broadcasting Symphony Orchestra. A position Micky held until the spring of 2003, when Tan Lihua, Music Director of the Beijing Symphony Orchestra, appointed Micky Wrobleski Principal Tuba of the Beijing Symphony Orchestra. In Beijing, Micky maintains an active schedule balanced with orchestral performances, solo performances, composing, teaching, ensemble coaching, and studio recording. When not sitting behind his tuba, Mickyís time is taken up almost exclusively by his English bulldog, Bully.