First Prize: Featured performance at the 2023 International Trombone Festival in Salt Lake City, UT
General Rules and Requirements
- The 2023 ITA Competitions General Requirements must be strictly followed to avoid disqualification.
- Applicants must strictly follow the Recording Guidelines for the 2023 ITA Solo and Ensemble Competitions to avoid disqualification.
- The competition repertoire should be uploaded as two separate audio files (Verhelst and Candillari.) Accepted file formats include: MP3, OGG, M4A, WMA, WAV, AAC, FLAC, AIFF, AIF. Video entries are not accepted for this competition.
- Per request of the composer, each movement of Circadian Suite, Part 1: “Night Suite” may be submitted as separate files.
- Each movement must be recorded as one complete take; there may be no editing within each submitted audio file.
- The submitted file must not contain any identifying information. The audio files should be named: “Remington_Edwards_1.mp3”, “Remington_Edwards_2.mp3”, “Remington_Edwards_3.mp3”, and “Remington_Kazik.mp3” (.wav, etc.)
- Doubling of parts is at the discretion of the ensemble
- No age requirement or school affiliation required.
- The winning ensemble must utilize only the players who made the sound file recording in their ITF performance – no additional players or substitutions are allowed without the written approval of the Competitions Committee.
- No guest soloists are allowed.
- Winning conductor has total control over the content of their ITF program (within time constraints.)
- 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 Remington Competition winners are not eligible for the 2023 Emory Remington Trombone Choir Competition.
Brad Edwards – Circadian Suite, Part 1: “Night Suite” (Hornbone Press)
James Kazik – Hex Files (KBE)
|1971||Ball State University Trombone Choir*||Bernard Pressler, conductor|
|1972||Catholic University Trombone Choir*||John Marcellus, conductor|
|1973||University of Oklahoma Trombone Choir*||Irvin Wagner, conductor|
|1974||Bob Jones University Trombone Choir*||Stan George, conductor|
|1975||Crane School of Music Trombone Ensemble*||John Upchurch, conductor|
|1976||Marcellus-Melick Trombone Ensemble*||John Marcellus & John Melick, conductors|
|1977||Bay Bones*||Billy Robinson, conductor|
|1978||Texas Tech University Trombone Ensemble*||Robert Deahl, conductor|
|1979||East Texas State University Trombone Choir*||Neill Humfeld, conductor|
|1980||Eastman School of Music Trombone Choir*||John Marcellus, conductor|
|1981||University of Oklahoma Trombone Choir*||Irvin Wagner, conductor|
|1982||Florida State University Trombone Choir*||William Cramer, conductor|
|1983||Ball State University Trombone Choir*||Wesley Hanson, conductor|
|1985||North Texas State University Trombone Choir*||Vern Kagarice & Royce Lumpkin, conductors|
|1986||Manhattan School of Music Trombone Ensemble*||Harold Janks, conductor|
|1987||Eastman School of Music Trombone Choir||John Marcellus & Raymond Premru, conductors|
|1988||University of Northern Colorado Trombone Choir||Buddy Baker, conductor|
|1990||Chicago Trombone Choir||Jay Friedman, conductor|
|1991||Eastman School of Music Trombone Choir||John Marcellus, conductor|
|1993||University of Illinois Trombone Choir||Elliot Chasanov, conductor|
|1994||University of North Texas Trombone Choir||Vern Kagarice, conductor|
|1995||University of Texas at Arlington Trombone Choir||Andy Russell, conductor|
|1996||Blech Forest Trombone Ensemble||Abbie Conant, conductor|
|1997||Texas Tech University Trombone Choir||Don Lucas, conductor|
|1998||Juilliard School of Music Trombone Ensemble||Joseph Alessi, conductor|
|1999||University of North Texas Trombone Choir||Vern Kagarice, conductor|
|2000||Trombonly||Heinz Fadle, conductor|
|2001||Eastman School of Music Trombone Choir||John Marcellus, conductor|
|2002||University of Texas Trombone Choir||Nathaniel Brickens, conductor|
|2003||Texas Trombone Octet||Jimmy Clark, conductor|
|2004||Texas Tech University Trombone Choir||Don Lucas, conductor|
|2005||Rotterdam Conservatory Trombone Choir||Pierre Volders, conductor|
|2006||Trombone Class Musikhochschule Hannover||Jonas Bylund, conductor|
|2007||University of Texas Trombone Choir||Nathaniel Brickens, conductor|
|2008||Oklahoma State University Trombone Octet||Paul Compton, conductor|
|2009||Codarts Trombone Ensemble, the Netherlands||Pierre Volders, JÃ¶rgen van Rijen, and Ben van Dijk, conductors|
|2010||UdK Trombone Choir, Berlin, Germany||Stefan Schulz, Andreas Klein and Rainer Vogt, conductors|
|2011||Eastman Trombone Choir||John Marcellus, conductor|
|2012||Hannover Trombone Class||Jonas Bylund, conductor|
|2013||Amsterdam Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Trombone Class||Pierre Volders, conductor|
|2014||Rostock Trombone Class, Germany||Jamie Williams, conductor|
|2015||Copenhagen Trombone Class (Royal Danish Academy of Music), Denmark||Jesper Juul, conductor|
|2016||Royal Northern College of Music Trombone Choir (UK)||Simon Cowen and Katy Jones, conductors|
|2017||Northwestern University Trombone Choir||Christopher Davis, conductor|
|2018||Juilliard Trombone Choir||Joseph Alessi and John Rojak, conductors|
|2019||HMT Rostock Trombone Class||Jamie Williams and Tomer Maschkowski, conductors|
|2020||Norwegian Academy of Music Trombone Choir||Jonas Bylund, conductor|
|2021||University of North Texas Trombone Consortium||Natalie Mannix and Steve Menard, conductors|
|2022||HSLU Lucerne Trombone Class||Martin Schippers, conductor; Simone Maffioletti and Vicente Climent Calatayud, assistants|