2018 Festival Required Music
For All Divisions

Lists of required music by division (below)
Euphonium Artist | Tuba Artist | Euphonium Student | Tuba Student
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All music is available at Hickey's Music Online. You can use these links to order music from Hickey's:
Euphonium Artist | Tuba Artist | Euphonium Student | Tuba Student

Festival Dates: August 10-13, 2018

EUPHONIUM ARTIST

Preliminary Round (recorded with piano accompaniment)

Euphoniada – Frigyes Hidas (Johann Klimet)

Semi-Final Round (unaccompanied)

            Three More Furies – James Grant (Potenza Music Publishing)
 
Semi-Final Round (accompanied)

            In a League with Extraordinary Gentlemen – Peter Graham (Gramercy Music)
             Movements II & III

Final Round (with band)

            Fantasia Di Falcone – James Curnow (Curnow Music)

 

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TUBA ARTIST

Preliminary Round (recorded with piano accompaniment)

Concerto for Bass Tuba – Ralph Vaughan Williams (Oxford University Press)
  Movement1
     - AND -
"Adagio" from The Limpid Stream – Dmitri Shostakovich/Miettunen (Encore Music Publishers)

Semi-Final Round (unaccompanied)

Wind Cave – David Stock (Keiser Classical)
     - AND -
Convalescence Suite – Alec Wilder/Schuller (Margun Music)
  Movements I, II, VI & XII only

Semi-Final Round (accompanied)

            Hvati – Andrea Clearfield (Cimarron Music)

Final Round (with piano)

            Concerto for Tuba – John Williams (Hal Leonard)
              Complete work

 

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EUPHONIUM STUDENT

NOTE: There is an age limit for the student divisions. For the 2018 Festival, a participant who will be 20 years old or older on December 1, 2018, is NOT ELIGIBLE to apply in either student division. There are no exceptions.

Preliminary Round (recorded with piano accompaniment)

Scene de Concert – Max F. Denmark (Ludwig)
     - AND -
40 Progressive Studies – H.W.Tyrell (Boosey & Hawkes)
  Number 32

Semi-Final Round (unaccompanied)

Fantasy Pieces – Derek Bourgeois (Brass Wind Publications)
  Numbers 4 & 6

Semi-Final Round (accompanied)

            A Walk in the Woods – Jiro Censhu (Euphonium.com)

Final Round (with piano)

            Variations for Ophicleide – G. Kummer (Studio Music Company)

 

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TUBA STUDENT

NOTE: There is an age limit for the student divisions. For the 2018 Festival, a participant who will be 20 years old or older on December 1, 2018, is NOT ELIGIBLE to apply in either student division. There are no exceptions.

Preliminary Round (recorded with piano accompaniment)

Andante and Rondo – Antonio Capuzzi (C.F. Peters)
  NOTE: Play BOTTOM notes

Semi-Final Round (unaccompanied)

First Things First (Bass Trombone) – Frank Gulino (Cimarron Music)
  NOTE: Optional m. 44 (beat 3) – m. 46 (beat 4) perform down an octave
     - AND -
60 Selected Studies – C. Kopprasch (Robert King or Encore Music Publishers)
  Number 27
  NOTE: Take all repeats

Semi-Final Round (accompanied)

Sketches for Tuba and Piano – Michael McFarland (Tritone Press)
   Complete Work

Final Round (with piano)

Tuba Sonata – Anthony Plog (Editions Bim)
   Movements III & IV

 

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2018 FESTIVAL DEADLINES
March 31...Application Deadline
May 1...Semi-Finalists Notified
August 10-13...Festival Competition 

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