Edward Kleinhammer Orchestral Bass Trombone Competition
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.
- Past winners of the Edward Kleinhammer Orchestral Bass Trombone Competition or the Edward Kleinhammer Orchestral Bass Trombone Competition are not eligible in the 2015 Kleinhammer Bass Trombone Competition.
- The preliminary round list should be submitted as a single audio file, with all excerpts performed in the order listed.
- Preliminary round excerpts may be recorded separately, but there may be no editing within an individual excerpt.
Preliminary Round Repertoire
All items must be recorded in the order listed below
- J.S. Bach
Sarabande from Suite for Unaccompanied Cello #5 - Perform with repeats.
Symphony in D minor - 3rd Trombone. Movement 1, Rehearsal letter N to Rehearsal letter O; Movement 3, Rehearsal letter N through 18 measures after Rehearsal letter N
Ride of the Valkyries - Trombone III. Act 3, Scene 1. B minor passage, Pickup to Measure 37 through measure 44; AND B major passage, pickup to measure 59 through measure 77
Symphony No. 4 - Trombone III. Rehearsal letter E to 8 measures before Rehearsal letter F.
Hungarian March - Trombone III. 6 measures before Rehearsal #4 through two measures after Rehearsal #5
Pines of Rome - Bass Trombone. Catacombs, 7 measures before Rehearsal #11 through the 1st measure of Rehearsal #12.
Final Round Repertoire
Excerpts to be selected from the Preliminary Round in addition to the following:
The Creation - Bass Trombone. Movement 26. Beginning to Rehearsal letter C. (First 37 measures.)
- Carl Nielsen
Flute Concerto - Bass Trombone. Measure 81 to measure 96. Available on IMSLP (public domain)
|1993||Jon Etterbeek||Juilliard School of Music|
|1994||Darren McHenry||Juilliard School of Music|
|1995||Stephen Lange||Indiana University|
|1996||Norbert Lakzsko||Franz Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest, Hungary|
|1997||Mark Templeton||Guildhall School of Music, London, England|
|1998||Garnett Livingston||Juilliard School of Music|
|1999||Scott Parkinson||Juilliard School of Music|
|2000||Jeffrey A. Gray||Juilliard School of Music|
|2001||Darcio Gianelli||Juilliard School of Music|
|2002||Wes Citron||Manhattan School of Music|
|2003||Tenor - James Williams||Juilliard School of Music|
|Bass - no winner|
|2004||Tenor - Robert Kastner|
|Bass - Dan West||University of North Texas|
|2005||Tenor - Kyle Covington||Juilliard School of Music|
|Bass - Matyas Veer||Liszt Academy of Music-Budapest|
|2006||Tenor - Marques Young
||Juilliard School of Music|
|Bass - Zachary Bond
||Curtis Institute of Music graduate|
|2007||Tenor - Mark Davidson
||Juilliard School of Music|
|Bass - Ilan Morgenstern
||University of Michigan|
|2008||Tenor- Shachar Israel||Juilliard School of Music.|
|2008||Daniel Brady||Southern Methodist University|
|2009||Christian Poitinger||Universität für Musik, Vienna, Austria|
|2010||Jeremy Stones||University of North Texas|
|2011||Raymond Flores||Conservatorio de Musica de Puerto Rico|
|2012||Nuno Henriques||Koninklijk Conservatorium, Den Haag, The Netherlands|
|2013||Scott P. Hartman||DePaul University|
|2014||Gabriel Roberson||Northwestern University|