Solo Euphonium – Young Artist Division

This is a competition for euphonium soloists in their first year of college or younger. 

Submit your entry in:

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:

January 1, 2023

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

June 3, 2023


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.
Contestants for the Young Artist solo and jazz competitions must not have reached their 19th birthday as of the day of the finals, see date information. A copy of a birth certificate, passport, or other definitive identification must be submitted with every entry application for the Young Artist competitions. 


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


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. It is recommended that all solo competition semifinalists arrive on or before Saturday, May 27th for rehearsals with the ITEC pianist on Sunday, May 28th. All semifinalists will pay a reduced registration fee for ITEC. Please note: the Young Artist - Tuba and Young Artist - Euphonium competitions will merge for the semifinals. There will be no changes to the repertoire.


Prize amounts will be announced in early 2023.


Dr. Amy Schumaker Bliss, chair

Rounds and repertoire

1 Recorded preliminary round
Required repertoire:
  • Tantalus - Kevin Houben (Scherzando)
  • Euph'tudes No. 11 "Panza's Revenge" - Phil Snedecor (PAS Music)
2 Second round
Required repertoire:
  • Unaccompanied: Lucidity of Confusion - Peter J. Felice (Cimarron Music Press)
  • Accompanied: Euphonium Concerto mvt. I ONLY - Joseph Horovitz (Novello)
3 Final round
Required repertoire:
  • Concerto for Euphonium "Creative States" mvts. I, II, & III ONLY - Barbara York (Cimarron Music Press)
Registrations are now open. You can submit entries until January 1, 2023 11:59 PM
must be member through: June 3, 2023

You need to be signed in and a paying ITEA member before you can submit. Sign in here, or join here.