ITA Alto Trombone Competition

For trombonists ages 25 and under (birth date of January 1, 1989 or later)

First Prize - TBA

General Rules and Requirements

Additional Rules

  • Live piano accompaniment is required. No pre-recorded accompaniments are acceptable.
  • Past winners of the ITA Alto Trombone Competition are not eligible in the 2015 ITA Alto Trombone Competition.

Preliminary Round Repertoire

  • Johann Georg Albrechtsberger
    Concerto in Bb, movement 1
    Darvas & Vecsey Edition. (Editio Musica Budapest)

    NOTE: Cadenza and ornamentation at the discretion of the performer. Soloists are permitted to compose their own cadenza if desired.

Final Round Repertoire

  • Johann Georg Albrechtsberger
    Concerto in Bb, movements 1,2 and 3
    Darvas & Vecsey Edition. (Editio Musica Budapest)

Past Winners

Year Winner School
2009 Márton Kuna Music School of Kecskemét, Hungary
2010 Joshua Bledsoe Arizona State University
2011 Brian Santero Curtis Institute of Music
2012 Charlotte van Passen Conservatorium van Amsterdam
2013 Kurt Neubauer Janacek Academy of Music and Performance Arts Brno
2014 Jonathan Houghtling DePaul University