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Tuba-Euphonium Conference of the Rockies

Presented by the UNC School of Music and the International Tuba Euphonium Association

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Dr. Jason Byrnes, UNC Professor of Tuba and Music Education                  Jason.Byrnes@unco.edu                           (970)-351-2078

  • Registration

    Conference and Competition registration can be completed via the ITEA website.

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    Conference registration (ITEA membership required): $15 before March 1, $20 from March 1 until conference
    Competition registration: $30 for all solo competitions, $20 for mock auditions

    A pianist will be provided for all solo competitors.

  • Competitions

    General Information:

    • Competitions do not include a preliminary round.
    • Solo competitors will be provided a conference pianist and 30 minute rehearsal before the competition.
    • Monetary prizes are as follows:
      • Young Solo Artist competitions: Winner: $100.00; Runner-Up: $50.00
      • Solo Artist Competitions: Winner: $150.00; Runner-Up: $75.00
      • Orchestral or Band Mock Auditions: Winner: $100.00 (no prize for runner-up)
    • Competition applicants cannot hold or have held a professional position in music.
    • Registration for competitions is done when registering for the conference.
    • Competition registration closes on March 6, 2017.
    • Additional restrictions apply; see the ITEA website for more information.

    Young Solo Artist Tuba (Age 20 and under as of March 24, 2017)
    Barat: Introduction and Dance (Southern Music)

    Young Solo Artist Euphonium (Age 20 and under as of March 24, 2017)
    Joseph Deluca: Beautiful Colorado (Carl Fischer)

    Solo Artist Tuba
    Broughton: Concerto (Sonata) for Tuba (Kalmus)

    Solo Artist Euphonium
    Gordon Jacob: Fantasia (Boosey & Hawkes)

    Orchestral Tuba Mock Audition
    Respighi: Fountains of Rome(Pick up to rehearsal 11 to rehearsal 14)
    Stravinsky: Petruschka (Excerpt 1 only)
      Berlioz: Hungarian March(Excerpt 1 only)
    Prokofiev: Symphony #5
    Wagner: Overture to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Excerpt 3 only)
    Mahler: Symphony #1 (Excerpt 4 only, stop at rehearsal 4)
    Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique
        -Excerpt 2: rehearsal 56 to 6 after 57
        -Excerpt 4
        -Excerpt 6: 84 to end
    Wagner: Overture to Ride of the Valkyries

    Band Euphonium Mock Audition, excerpts from:
    Sousa: Stars and Stripes
    Holst: Suite #1, Chaconne
    Holst: Suite #2, March
    Makris/Bader: Aegean Festival Overture
    Grainger: Molly On The Shore
    Vaughan Williams: Toccata Marziale
    Barber: Commando March
    Holst: The Planets

  • Schedule
     Coming soon!
  • Lodging

    5630 W 10th Street, Greeley, CO
    ROOM RATES: $89
    Reservations must be made by February 24, 2017 in order to guarantee the above rates. After this date, the above room rate is not guaranteed and is based on availability.
    Call for reservations: 970-392-1530. Use Code: Rocky Mtn ITEA

    563 W 29th Street, Greeley, CO
    ROOM RATES: $109
    Complimentary Parking and Wi-Fi
    Complimentary Breakfast
    Reservations must be made by February 24, 2017 in order to guarantee the above rates. After this date, the above room rate is not guaranteed and is based on availability.
    Call for reservations: 970-330-7495. Use Code: Rocky Mtn ITEA

    More Greeley Lodging options

  • Exhibitors

    TECoR exhibits will be open on March 25-26 (load-in after 4:30pm on March 24) at $75 a table. Competition sponsorships are available. Please contact Dr. Jason Byrnes at jason.byrnes@unco.edu before March 15, 2017, to reserve your spot.

  • Guest Artists and Clinicians
    • Phil Black, Wichita State and Wichita Symphony
    • Daniel Chapa, Stephen F. Austin State University
    • Richard Demy, Willson Euphonium Artist
    • Chris Dickey, Washington State University
    • Steve Dombrowski, Colorado Symphony Orchestra and
    • Colorado State University
    • Mike Dunn, University of Colorado
    • SSG Irving Ray of the US Army Band, "Pershing's Own"
    • Stefan Kac of "Evil Genius"
    • Charlie Ortega, Colorado State University-Pueblo
    • Restoration Brass Ensemble
    • Thomas Stein, University of Missouri, Kansas City
    • Doug Whitten, Pittsburg State University
    • Nat Wickham, University of Northern Colorado
    • MUCS Jarrod Williams, US Naval Academy Band