ITA Journal Associate Jazz Editor vacancy

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.

Learn more about the work, requirements and how to apply here.

Zoom: 50th Anniversary of ITA

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!
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Celebrate 50 with a Fanfare!

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Download the poster here!

Announcing the ITA 50th Anniversary Trombone Fanfare Composition Competition! This competition allows everyone to showcase their trombone writing skills in a unique way.

You are invited to write a 50-second-long trombone fanfare in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the International Trombone Association.

Read more on the information page.

2023 ITA Solo & Ensemble Competitions: registration open

Applications for the 2023 ITA Solo and Ensemble Competitions are now accepted through December 8, 2022. Applications should be submitted at:

For full submission instructions, rules and information, please visit the competitions pages.

The 2023 competition finals will be held during the International Trombone Festival, July 12-15, 2023 at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, USA. We hope to see you there!

October’s Newsletter published

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Have you read the October newsletter yet? It features The Listening Corner, interesting trombone events, an announcement about our birthday and selected news of interest to our community.

Our newsletter is free to all. Subscribers receive the newsletter first, conveniently delivered via email. Past issues and the subscriber form can be found here: