Solo Tuba – Young Artist Division
This is a competition for tuba soloists in their first year of college or younger.
Submit your entry in:
November 14, 2022
January 1, 2023
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.
PrizesPrize amounts will be announced in early 2023.
Rounds and repertoire
- Suite for Tuba mvts. I & III ONLY - Don Haddad (Shawnee Press)
- Unaccompanied: Mini-Suite for Solo Tuba mvts. I, II, III, IV, & V ONLY - Charles Ingram (Cimarron Music Press)
- Accompanied: Nocturno, op. 7 - Franz Strauss, arr. Rudy Emilson (Kendor Music)
- Concerto for Tuba, op. 96 mvt. I ONLY - James Barnes, piano reduction by Yukiko Nishimura (Southern Music Company)