George Roberts Bass Trombone Competition

For bass trombonists ages 18 and under - birth date of January 1, 1995 or later

First Prize - TBA

General Rules and Requirements

Additional Rules

  • Live piano accompaniment is required. No pre-recorded accompaniments are not acceptable.
  • Past winners of the George Roberts Bass Trombone Competition are not eligible in the 2014 Roberts Bass Trombone Competition.

Preliminary Round Repertoire

  • David Fetter
    Variations on Palestrina's Dona Nobis Pacem (Bass Trombone Version)
    David Fetter, Music for Brass

    NOTE: This piece is now published in two keys (C and Eb) as of 2012. The performer has the choice of which key to record and submit. Either key is acceptable.

Final Round Repertoire

  • Alexej Lebedev
    Concerto #1 for Tuba
    Hofmeister

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