2023 EDITION

Mock Band Audition – Euphonium

The Mock Band Audition Euphonium gives students the opportunity to show their skills in the wind band repertoire. The repertoire and setup is like a regular audition.

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Category: Competition, Live
Related instrument(s): Euphonium
Registration fee:

$85 USD

Discounted fee before December 17, 2022:

$75 USD

Application open from:

November 14, 2022

Application deadline:

December 31, 2022

To submit, you must be a paying ITEA member through:

June 3, 2023

Eligibility

All competitors must be ITEA members at the time of the live rounds (semifinals and finals) of the competition. Finalists and semi-finalists must be registered and present at ITEC. The competitors must never have held a full-time professional position as a musician on any instrument.

Criteria

The jury is looking for excellent performances of high musical and technical standards.

Rules

Finalists and semi-finalists must be registered and present at ITEC 2023 to be held Monday, May 29 – June 3, 2023 at the Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona, USA.
Winners of the online competitions and competitors that are chosen to perform as semifinalists/finalists in live rounds will be notified after February 1, 2023, and they will have approximately two weeks to accept their invitation to ITEC. All competitors who accept their invitation will pay a reduced registration fee for ITEC.

Prizes

Prize amounts will be announced in early 2023.

Coordinators:

John Caputo, chair

Rounds and repertoire

1 Recorded preliminary round

Excerpts need to be recorded in the order listed below and combined in a single audio file. Excerpts may be recorded separately, but may not be edited (other than combining the excerpt recordings into the single file for submission). Be sure to record all bracketed passages.

Download Euphonium Mock Band Excerpts Preliminary Round Excerpts

Required repertoire:
  • 1) Festive Overture (Dmitri Shostakovich, trans. Hunsberger): Rehearsal 8 through the sixth meas of rehearsal 9
  • 2) Festive Overture (Dmitri Shostakovich, trans. Hunsberger): Pickups to Reh 21 to the downbeat of Reh 23
  • 3) Rocky Point Holiday (Ron Nelson): Reh 27 through the 6th measure of Reh 304
  • 4) Toccata Marziale (Ralph Vaughan Williams): Meas 1 to downbeat of rehearsal 6
  • 5) Hands Across the Sea (John Philip Sousa): Meas 1 to end of second strain’
  • 6) Escapades (John Williams, trans. Bulla): triplet pick ups to Reh 74 to Reh 90.
  • 7) Resurgam (Eric Ball) BRASS BAND VERSION: Two meas before Reh 10 through the 6th meas of 10
2 Second round
Required repertoire:
  • Aegean Festival Overture (Andreas Makris, trans. Bader): Rehearsal 18- Downbeat of 5th meas after 20
  • Theme and Variations (Arnold Schoenberg): Mvt 5, meas. 149-168
  • Holst Eb Suite (Gustav Holst): Beginning to Letter C
  • Come Sunday (Omar Thomas): Reh 144 to Downbeat of Reh 152
  • Stars and Stripes (John Philip Sousa): Entire March
  • On the Shoulders of Giants BRASS BAND VERSION (Peter Graham): Rehearsal C to Rehearsal D
3 Final round
Required repertoire:
  • Aegean Festival Overture (Andreas Makris, trans. Bader): Rehearsal 18- Downbeat of 5th meas after 20
  • Theme and Variations (Arnold Schoenberg): Mvt 5, meas. 149-168
  • Holst Eb Suite (Gustav Holst): Beginning to Letter C
  • Come Sunday (Omar Thomas): Reh 144 to Downbeat of Reh 152
  • Stars and Stripes (John Philip Sousa): Entire March
  • On the Shoulders of Giants BRASS BAND VERSION (Peter Graham): Rehearsal C to Rehearsal D
Downloads:
Registrations are now open. You can submit entries until December 31, 2022 11:59 PM
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must be member through: June 3, 2023

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