George Roberts Bass Trombone Competition


Brandt Attema, Karlsruhe (Germany) and The Hague (Netherlands) Conservatoires, introduces the George Roberts Bass Trombone Competition.

We invite trombonists, age 20 and under, to participate! Visit the competition’s official page to learn more, review the competition rules and recording guidelines, and be inspired by Mr. Attema’s fantastic performance of the Allegro Maestoso (Jan Koetsier).

October ITA Journal


The October 2021 issue of the ITA Journal is now available online in the members-only section. Print copies will mail mid-October and will soon be underway to members with print memberships. Featured in the October issue are, among others:

Solo and Ensemble Competitions Final Round Results
by Donny Pinson

International Trombone Festival 2021
by Dr. Taylor Hughey

ITF Jazz 2021
by Antonio J. Garcia

ITF Youth Workshop 2021
by Sean Reusch

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.

Read it here

 

 

 

2022 ITA Competitions applications


Applications for the ITA Solo & Ensemble Competitions will open on October 1 and close again on December 9, 2022. The finals will be held in Conway, Arkansas in 2022!
Don’t miss the opportunity to participate!

For full info >>

Trombone Studio Membership


Image of leaves with announcement of new studio memberships

We are proud to annonce a new Trombone Studio Membership category! The Trombone Studio Membership is available to members/students of any University, College, High School or Private Teacher’s trombone studio, allowing signup of studio members for 1-Year Student E-memberships at heavily reduced rates.

Full details

ITA Awards 2021


The ITA Awards Committee is pleased to present Charles Vernon with the 2021 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 2021 Neil Humfeld Award to David Sporny. The Neil Humfeld award recognizes one teacher each year who has demonstrated an exceptional level of excellence in their work.

The 2021 Lifetime Achievement is awarded to Trevor Herbert, and the Legacy Circle Awards go to Keith Brown, Russell ‘Big Chief’ Moore and Joannés Rochut.

Please read more about these outstanding artists and their achievements.

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International Trombone Week 2021


This is ITW's logo imageInternational Trombone Week’s official dates are April 11–18, 2021… but (per usual) we’ll be celebrating all month long.

Please join us! Everyone is welcome to celebrate, and we’ll be spotlighting some activities.

Read more, and find ideas and free resources, on ITW’s official page.