Voting on the ballot for the 2023-2026 ITA Officers and Board of Advisors is now closed and results have been tabulated. The ITA Standing Committee on Governance is honored to report to you the elected 2023-2026 ITA Officers and Board of Advisors. The three-year term for the below slate of officers and advisors will start at the next ITA Annual General Meeting in summer July 2023.
Thank you to our current Officers and Board of Advisors for their leadership and contributions to the Association for the past 3 years. Also, thank you to each of the candidates that appeared on the ballot and were willing to serve if elected.
We are seeking a passionate Associate Jazz Editor (m/f/d) to manage and grow the Jazz-oriented content of our beautiful International Trombone Association Journal. The Associate Jazz Editor will be assisting and advising the ITA Journal managing editor in developing the regular inclusion of jazz-oriented articles in the ITA Journal. The Associate Jazz Editor wil also expand the scope and variety of articles related to jazz and other, nonclassical, trombone-oriented articles.
The January 2023 issue of the ITA Journal is now available online in the members-only section. Print copies mailed end of December. Featured in the January issue are, among others:
2022 IWBC Event Wrap-Up
by Dr. Amy Cherry
by Colleen Wheeler
Cyclic Journey (Marshall Gilkes)
by Chris van Hof
Lift Every Voice Choir
by Dr. Emmett C. Goods
Pioneering Champion of Trombone (Dorothy Ziegler)
by Douglas Yeo
Plus General News,The President’s Column, Orchestral Sectional, Wellness Note, Perspectives on Longevity, Philosophies, Practices, and Pedagogies of Performing Professionals, Pedagogy Corner, Audio/Video/Literature Reviews and much more.
On Sunday December 11, 4 PM US Eastern Time (22:00 CET) we will celebrate ITA’s 50th anniversary with a Zoom session looking back on the early years of ITA. When and how did ITA start? And how has the organization developed into what it is today? The first ITA President Tom Everett will tell us about the early years, Stuart Dempster will discuss the various commissions he inspired. Other guests will be Joe Alessi, Irvin L Wagner, Ruben Carughi, Phil Wilson and many more. Come, join us! Full information >>
The ITA Awards Committee is pleased to present Carol Jarvis with the 2022 ITA Award. The ITA Award is presented to one individual every year who has greatly influenced the field of trombone in performance, composition, arranging, teaching, conducting, research, and/or service.
The Awards Committee is also pleased to present the 2022 Neil Humfeld Award to Jonas Bylund. The Neil Humfeld award recognizes one teacher each year who has demonstrated an exceptional level of excellence in their work.
Please read more about these outstanding artists and their achievements.