Larry Wiehe Tenor Trombone Competition


sponsored by Dillon Music Dillonlogo

For trombonists ages 23 and under (birth date of January 1, 1993 or later)

First Prize – $1000 gift card to Dillon Music

General Requirements

Recording Guidelines

  • Applicants must strictly follow the Recording Guidelines for the 2017 ITA Solo and Ensemble Competitions.

Competition Rules

  • Live piano accompaniment is required. No pre-recorded accompaniments are acceptable.
  • Any repeats should be performed as printed.
  • The required repertoire should be submitted as a single audio file, with no editing within the submitted recording. Accepted file formats include: MP3, OGG, M4A, WMA, WAV, AAC, FLAC, AIFF, AIF. Video entries are not accepted for this competition.
  • The submitted file must not contain any identifying information. The audio file should be named: “WieheEntry.mp3” (.wav, etc.)
  • Past winners of the Larry Wiehe Tenor Trombone Competition are not eligible in the 2017 Wiehe competition.

Preliminary Round Repertoire

  • Petite Suzanne, by Arthur Pryor (available in “Solos for Trombone (8)”, published by Carl Fischer)

Final Round Repertoire

  • Love’s Enchantment, by Arthur Pryor (available in “Solos for Trombone (8)”, published by Carl Fischer)

Past Winners

Year Winner School
1996 Rebecca Howenstine  Eastman School of Music
1997 Mark Templeton  Guildhall School of Music, London, England
1998 Peter Swann  University of Southern Mississippi
1999 David Sisk  Youngstown State University
2000 Andrew Poirier  University of British Columbia
2001 Jonathan Lombardo  Juilliard School of Music
2002 Ellen Marple  University of North Texas
2003 Achilleas Liarmakopoulous Rio Mesa High School, Camarillo, CA
2004 Jordan Witt Cincinnati Conservatory of Music
2005 Jason Robins Yale University
2006 Andrew Connington Royal Academy of Music
2007 Andrew Shelton Mars Hill College (NC)
2008 Adam Hanna Southeast Oklahoma State University
2009 Jason Cash Oklahoma State University
2010 Hana Beloglavec Western Michigan University
2011 Brian Santero Curtis Institute of Music
2012 John Romero Baylor University
2013 Jonathan Houghtling DePaul University
2014 Nick Dewyer Western Michigan University
2015 Lyman McBride Brigham Young University
2016 Marco Rodrigues ARTAVE (Portugal)