George Roberts Bass Trombone Competition

For trombonists ages 20 and under (birth date of January 1, 1994 or later)

First Prize - TBA

General Rules and Requirements

  • The 2015 ITA Competitions General Rules and Requirements (posted after the summer) must be strictly followed to avoid disqualification.

Additional Rules

  • Live piano accompaniment is required. No pre-recorded accompaniments are not acceptable.
  • The required repertoire should be submitted as a single audio file
  • Each movement may be recorded separately, but there may be no editing within a movement.
  • Past winners of the George Roberts Bass Trombone Competition are not eligible in the 2015 Roberts Bass Trombone Competition.

Preliminary Round Repertoire

  • Paul Hindemith
    Drei leichte Stücke (Three Easy Pieces), movements 1, 2, and 3
    Schott

    NOTE: This work is for cello

Final Round Repertoire

  • Eric Ewazen
    Concertino for Bass Trombone and Piano
    ITA Press / Warwick Music

Past Winners

Year Winner School
2007 Thomas Knapp Texas Christian University
2008 Steve Warren Oklahoma State University
2009 Zachary James University of Southern Mississippi
2010 Caleb Ketcham Oklahoma State University
2011 Derek Lyp Western Michigan University
2012 Freddy Oulette University of North Texas
2013 Riley Giampaolo Oak Ridge High School
2014 Joshua Cirtina Royal Northern College of Music, United Kingdom