2023 EDITION

Solo Tuba – Young Artist Division

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

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Category: Competition, Live
Related instrument(s): Tuba
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.
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. 

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:

Jung-Moo Lee

Rounds and repertoire

1 Recorded preliminary round
Required repertoire:
  • Suite for Tuba mvts. I & III ONLY - Don Haddad (Shawnee Press)
2 Second round
Required repertoire:
  • 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)
3 Final round
Required repertoire:
  • Concerto for Tuba, op. 96 mvt. I ONLY - James Barnes, piano reduction by Yukiko Nishimura (Southern Music Company)
Registrations are now open. You can submit entries until December 31, 2022 11:59 PM
limit:1
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due:
must be member through: June 3, 2023

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