2017 Festival Required Music
For All Divisions

Lists of required music by division (below)
Euphonium Artist | Tuba Artist | Euphonium Student | Tuba Student
Click here for a pdf version of the list.

All music is available at Hickey's Music Online. You can use these links to order music from Hickey's:
Euphonium Artist | Tuba Artist | Euphonium Student | Tuba Student

Festival Dates: August 11-14, 2017

EUPHONIUM ARTIST

Preliminary Round (recorded with piano accompaniment)

Sonata for Euphonium and Piano – Eric Ewazen (Carl Fischer)
  Movements 2 & 3

Semi-Final Round (unaccompanied)

Tonoi IX – Nickitas Demos (Euphonium.com Publications)

Semi-Final Round (accompanied)

Concerto for Euphonium – Kenneth Downie (Winwood Music)
  Movements 1 & 2

Final Round (with piano)

Concierto Iberico – Tim Jansa (Euphonium.com Publications)
  Movements 2 & 3

 

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TUBA ARTIST

Preliminary Round (recorded with piano accompaniment)

Capriccio for Tuba and Piano – Rodney Newton (Winwood Music)

Semi-Final Round (unaccompanied)
NOTE:
Either piece may be played first

The Grumpy Troll – Mike Forbes (Editions BIM)
  (Version for either Eb or F tuba)
  NOTE: All competitors MUST OMIT multiphonics in measure 46
      – AND –
Advanced Etudes for Bass Trombone – Tommy Pederson (Alfred)
  Number 1

Semi-Final Round (accompanied)

Sonata in F Major – Telemann trans. by Ken Drobnak (Cimarron Music)
  Complete work

Final Round (with band)

Concerto for Bass Tuba – Robert Jager (Hal Leonard)
  Complete work

 

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EUPHONIUM STUDENT

NOTE: There is an age limit for the student divisions. For the 2017 Festival, a participant who will be 20 years old or older on December 1, 2017, is NOT ELIGIBLE to apply in either student division. There are no exceptions.

Preliminary Round (recorded with piano accompaniment)

Adagio Cantabile (Lyrica No. 10) – Giuseppe Tartini trans. Leonard Falcone (Cimarron Music)
  Take all repeats
      – AND –
Selected Studies for Baritone – Voxman (Rubank)
  Page 25

Semi-Final Round (unaccompanied)

Polar Vortex – Michael Forbes (Editions BIM)

Semi-Final Round (accompanied)

A Caged Bird – Barbara York (Cimarron Music)

Final Round (with piano)

Aces – Frank Gulino (Cimarron Music)

 

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TUBA STUDENT

NOTE: There is an age limit for the student divisions. For the 2017 Festival, a participant who will be 20 years old or older on December 1, 2017, is NOT ELIGIBLE to apply in either student division. There are no exceptions.

Preliminary Round (recorded with piano accompaniment)

Introduction and Dance – J. Ed. Barat/Smith (Southern Music)
      – AND –
Studies in Legato for Bass Trombone and Tuba – Reginald H. Fink (Carl Fischer)
  Number 11

Semi-Final Round (unaccompanied)
NOTE: Either piece may be played first

Stuff – James Grant (Potenza)
      – AND –
Low Etudes for Tuba – Phil Snedecor (Alphonse Leduc)
  Number 4

Semi-Final Round (accompanied)

Dans Profundo – Ray Strobel (Cimarron Music)

Final Round (with piano)

Sonata for Tuba – Walter S. Hartley (Tenuto Publications)
  Complete Work

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2017 FESTIVAL DEADLINES
March 31...Application Deadline
May 1...Semi-Finalists Notified
August 11-14...Festival Competition 

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