ITEA Jim and Jamie Self Creative Award 2023

Submit your nomination in:

Category: Award
Application is open from:

April 1, 2022

Application deadline:

February 1, 2023

Project must have been completed between:

June 1, 2021


February 1, 2023


The majority of the work for each project must have taken place between June 1, 2021 and February 1, 2023. Applicants should document the timeline of work completed in the project description. All projects must be completed by February 1, 2023.

  • Both the nominator and the nominee must be a current ITEA member.
  • ITEA Board & Staff are not eligible to apply for or receive this award.
  • Finalists in each category will be notified in the spring of 2021
  • Winners will be announced during the 2023 International Tuba Euphonium Conference.
  • The adjudication panel reserves the right to not name a winner.



Because this award is meant to recognize creativity, any tuba-euphonium-related project or topic may be considered. The Award Committee will consider all entries, but if prospective entrants have questions about the eligibility of their project(s), they may address these to the Award Committee. The Award Committee anticipates entries may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Writing a book, essay, or dissertation
  • Inventing/building a useful tool, instrument, or accessory
  • Creating performance opportunities in a completely new area
  • Creating an interactive computer program or recording technique
  • Presenting a unique, innovative performance or truly different audio or video recording
  • Unique use of the tuba and/or euphonium in mixed media or other visual or aural arts


The winner of the 2023 award will receive USD $1000.


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Committee members:

David Holben -
David McLemore -
Committee member
Deanna Swoboda -
Committee member
Sergio Carolino -
Committee member
Zach Collins -
Committee member
Registrations are now open. You can submit entries until February 1, 2023 11:59 PM
mimimum plan:3
earliest payment due: January 23, 2025
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