CONFERENCE COMPETITIONS

THE 43RD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL TRUMPET GUILD CONFERENCE
THE HYATT REGENCY • SAN ANTONIO • MAY 29 THROUGH JUNE 2, 2018

YOUTH COMPETITIONS OPEN JANUARY 15
ALL OTHERS OPEN JANUARY 1
ALL APPLICATIONS DUE FEBRUARY 1

 

Conference Competition or Scholarship Application (link)

Conference Competition and Scholarship Rules (link to PDF)

 


The following competitions take place at the annual international conferences of the International Trumpet Guild. PDF of the current competition rules are linked above. For information not found on these pages or in the .pdf files, please contact the Chair of Conference Competitions.

ITG Orchestral Excerpts Competition
Monetary prizes awarded. Held at the annual ITG Conference. Entrants must be under 25 years of age on February 1 of the competition year. Deadline to apply: February 1. Rules to this competition are available above in PDF format.
Email: ConfOrchContest@trumpetguild.org

ITG Solo Performance Competition
Monetary prizes awarded. Held at the annual ITG Conference. Entrants must be under 25 years of age on February 1 of the competition year. Deadline to apply: February 1. Rules to this competition are available above in PDF format. Email: ConfSoloContest@trumpetguild.org

ITG Conference Scholarships for Students
(Supported by ITG, the ITG Memorial Scholarship Fund, the Music Industry and generous individuals). $250 Scholarships for the annual ITG Conference for students in following age groups: under 15, 15-19, 19-22, and 22-25. Also for jazz students up to 25. Ages are as of February 1 of the competition year. Deadline to apply: February 1. Rules to this competition are available above in PDF format.
EmailConfScholarships@trumpetguild.org

ITG Youth Competition
The ITG, in its efforts to encourage young performers, presents two competition divisions (Under 15 and 15-19) for players of all soprano brass instruments (trumpet, cornet, flugelhorn, E-flat cornet) Held at the annual ITG Conference. Deadline to apply: February 1. Rules to this competition are available above in PDF format.
Email: confyouthcontest@trumpetguild.org 


Professional Competitions

2017 Carmine Caruso International Jazz Solo Competition Information
Supported by a grant from The Herb Alpert Foundation). $15,000 total prizes. Held once every two years.
University of Idaho – Lionel Hampton School of Music

Ellsworth Smith International Trumpet Solo Competition
Sponsored by ITG and the Columbus Foundation of Columbus, Ohio. $15,000 total prizes. Held once every four years.
2016 Ellsworth Smith Website – Information, Rules and Repertoire


Also of Interest:

2012 Ellsworth Smith Trumpet Solo Competition (photos here)

2012 Ellsworth Smith Competition Results

The article The Roads They’ve Taken: A Look at ITG’s Student Contest Winners by Anne Hardin (May96 ITGJ) [500k] describes the annual conference competitions and follows up on the careers of winners from 1977-1995. Link to pdf.

#ITG 2017: The Sweet Sounds of Trumpet!

May 30-June 3, 2017
Hershey Lodge, Hershey, PA
325 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033

Link to Lodging HERE

2018 Call for Proposals

Click HERE to send ITG your 2018 presentation proposal. Deadline is April 20, 2017.

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