Steve Campbell, principal tuba of the Minnesota Orchestra since 2005, also serves as adjunct professor of tuba at the University of Minnesota. Before joining the Minnesota Orchestra, Campbell held positions as principal tuba with the Milwaukee Symphony, New Mexico Symphony, Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia, Rhode Island Philharmonic, and the Vermont Symphony. 
A native of Texas, Campbell attended the University of Houston where he studied with David Kirk, principal tuba of the Houston Symphony. After a year in Houston, Campbell finished his studies at the New England Conservatory of Music, studying with Chester Schmitz of the Boston Symphony.
Other orchestras Campbell has performed with include the New York Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, Boston Symphony, Houston Symphony, Seattle Symphony and Opera, and the Colorado Symphony.
He has given clinics and master classes world wide and has been featured as a soloist several times since joining the Minnesota Orchestra. Campbell is an artist for the Buffet Group USA and performs on B&S tubas