ITEC 2023

May 29-30 – ITEC Competitions

May 31-June 3 – Conference Festivities (performances, presentations, workshops, exhibits)

The ITEC 2023 conference planning committee is excited to feature a diverse list of artists, presenters and ensembles, while emphasizing new music for tuba and euphonium. Proposals with a focus on pedagogy, performances, workshops, or presentations that advance our instruments in the context of diversity, equity and inclusivity will be prioritized. 

The Arizona State University campus is a welcoming and supportive community focused on providing a safe, affirming and inclusive space for everyone. ASU promotes equal opportunity through affirmative action in employment and educational programs and activities. Discrimination is prohibited on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability and qualified veteran status.

It is a beautiful campus in Tempe, Arizona. Conveniently located 11 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Light Rail transportation is easily accessible from the airport directly to the conference hotel. 

Coming soon: Information about competitions, proposal submission, registration, and more.

We look forward to seeing you in Tempe, AZ!
~Deanna Swoboda, ITEC 2023 Host

ABOUT

ITEA’s MISSION STATEMENT:

ITEA shall foster bonds among all tuba and euphonium players, create enthusiasm for the instruments and its performers, celebrate diversity, support professional development, promote the sharing of resources, and encourage teaching and learning about the instruments.

SCHEDULE

The schedule will be posted in Spring 2023.

COMPETITIONS

Competition coordinator: Dr. Jamie Lipton 

NEW COMPETITIONS FOR 2023:

  • COMPOSITION: INTERMEDIATE SOLO FOR TUBA OR EUPHONIUM WITH PIANO ACCOMPANIMENT 
  • COMPOSITION: SOLOIST WITH BRASS BAND
  • TUBA PLUS VIDEO COMPETITION (online only)
  • TUBA/EUPHONIUM ENTHUSIAST COMPETITIVE SHOWCASE 
  • COLLEGIATE TUBA/EUPH ENSEMBLE COMPETITIVE SHOWCASE

RETURNING COMPETITIONS:

  • SOLO EUPHONIUM – ARTIST DIVISION
  • SOLO TUBA – ARTIST DIVISION
  • SOLO EUPHONIUM – YOUNG ARTIST DIVISION
  • SOLO TUBA – YOUNG ARTIST DIVISION
  • RICH MATTESON JAZZ COMPETITION
  • ELECTRONICS COMPETITION
  • TUBA/EUPHONIUM SMALL ENSEMBLE COMPETITION
  • MOCK BAND AUDITION – EUPHONIUM
  • MOCK BAND AUDITION – TUBA
  • ARNOLD JACOBS MOCK ORCHESTRAL TUBA COMPETITION
  • ITEC 2023 ALL-STAR ENSEMBLES

Results after first round of competitions will be announced soon!

PROPOSALS

ITEC relies on performances and presentations from participants to create a fantastic program. If you have a proposal, click below to read more, and submit your program or presentation.
Deadline: December 15 2022.

TRAVEL & HOUSING

Travel

The Arizona State University campus is a welcoming and supportive community focused on providing a safe, affirming, and inclusive space for everyone. It is a beautiful campus in Tempe, Arizona. Conveniently located 11 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Additionally, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport is home to Allegiant Airlines and might be an option as well. Light Rail transportation is easily accessible from the airport directly to the Tempe Mission Palms conference hotel (one block from the light rail stop).

Housing

ITEC participants will have several housing options.
We recommend our designated conference hotel, Hyatt – Tempe Mission Palms where we have negotiated a conference discount. You can also choose On-Campus Housing.

HYATT – TEMPE MISSION PALMS

This is our designated conference hotel.

Address60 E 5th St, Tempe, Arizona, United States, 85281
Phone: +1 480 894 1400
Room rates: Single or Double $149.00
Destination fee: $12.95

Destination fee is reduced from $19.95 and includes Airport Shuttle, Valet Parking, In-Room Coffee and Tea, WiFi, Workout Facility, rooftop pool, bar and cabana.

Reservations must be made by May 8, 2023 in order to guarantee the above rate. After this date, the above room rate is not guaranteed and is based on availability. A shuttle will be scheduled and offered twice daily to the ASU School of Music. A city trolly also stops in front of this hotel and drops in front of the music building. It is also walking distance to the music building.

Please consider staying at the conference hotel as this helps the ITEA to meet our contractual obligations to the hotel and keep our overall meeting expenses as low as possible — Awards Reception, Other Receptions, & After Hours Events will be held at this hotel.

The button below takes you directly to the discounted group reservation.

OTHER HOTELS: Information will be available soon

ON CAMPUS HOUSING

We will have more information about ASU on campus housing soon. However, on campus housing will only be available June 1-3, 2023. If you arriving before June 1 you will need to make other arrangements (a nearby hotel).

Arizona Sights to Visit

Arizona is the Grand Canyon State with many beautiful things to see and do. Below is a list of things you might consider doing as you plan your visit:

Local attractions:

Music Instrument Museum – The Musical Instrument Museum is located in Phoenix, Arizona. Opened in April 2010, it is the largest museum of its type in the world. The collection of over 15,000 musical instruments and associated objects includes examples from nearly 200 countries and territories, representing every inhabited continent.

Heard Museum – Advancing American Indian Art – Your visit to the Heard Museum includes 12 exhibition galleries, free guided tours, outdoor sculpture gardens, a renowned café, a contemporary art gallery and trading-post style shopping, plus much more.

Desert Botanical Garden – beautiful!

Arizona Diamondbacks Baseball – The Arizona Diamondbacks are an American professional baseball team based in Phoenix, Arizona. The Diamondbacks compete in Major League Baseball as a member club of the National League West division. The franchise was established as an expansion team and began play in 1998. Accessable by lightrail from downtown Tempe. 

Day trips or longer to visit:

Grand Canyon National Park – Grand Canyon National Park, in Arizona, is home to much of the immense Grand Canyon, with its layered bands of red rock revealing millions of years of geological history. 186 miles north of Tempe/Phoenix area. Approx 3.5 hours drive north.

Sedona, AZ – Sedona is an Arizona desert town near Flagstaff that’s surrounded by red-rock buttes, steep canyon walls and pine forests. It’s noted for its mild climate and vibrant arts community. Uptown Sedona is dense with New Age shops, spas and art galleries. On the town’s outskirts, numerous trailheads access Red Rock State Park, which offers bird-watching, hiking and picnicking spots.

Jerome, AZ – Jerome is a town in central Arizona.The Mine Museum explores Jerome’s history as a booming copper-mining town. Jerome State Historic Park is home to Douglas Mansion, built in 1916 by a mining magnate. Nearby, Audrey Headframe Park has a glass viewing platform over a 1918 mine shaft. Art galleries and small wineries dot the downtown area. To the east, Tuzigoot National Monument preserves an ancient hilltop pueblo.

ARTISTS

Information will be available in Spring 2023.

EXHIBITORS & SPONSORS

Brian Gallion – ITEC 2023 Advertising and Exhibitor Coordinator
advertising@iteaonline.org

Please consider exhibiting at ITEC 2023 or advertising in the ITEC 2023 program book. Thank you for your support!

 

REGISTRATION

Registration fees

  • Professional – early registration $300 / $335 after April 1, 2023
  • Enthusiast – early registration $250 / $275 after April 1, 2023
  • Invited Presenter/Performer – early registration $225 / $250 after April 1, 2023
  • Student (non-competitor) – early registration $200 / $225 after April 1, 2023
  • Competitor – $160 (in addition to the competition fee or fees)
  • Life Member – $150
  • Daily Rates (must be a member) – $75 (specific day)
  • Added Family Member – $75 whole week
  • AZ Music Educator In-Service Day $50  – June 1
Please note: the invited Presenter/Performer fee is not applicable to tuba-euphonium ensemble members. Members of university/college/student tuba-euphonium ensembles invited to perform at the conference are required to register as student members ($200/$225), or as competitors if they are competing (with the code). Invited Performers must register for the conference and likewise must be ITEA Members.

Registration opens soon!