Euphonium Student Information

Application Process | Problems | Music Requirements

Because the basic details of the competition are the same for all four divisions - Euphonium Artist, Tuba Artist, Euphonium Student, Tuba Student - all that information is contained on the Competition Overview page. These are the topics included in the Overview:

 • Eligibility   • Application Fees
 • Competition Process  • Cancellation & Refund Policy
 • NEW for 2018  • Competitor Responsibilities
 • Frequently Asked Questions  • Notifications
 • Recordings  

Information about Awards is found under About Us on the main menu. First place award has been increased!

Information below is specifically for Euphonium Student applicants.

Application process

The registration site is hosted and supported by International Tuba and Euphonium Association (ITEA), programmed by Jason Smith. This cooperation is most appreciated by the Falcone Festival Board.

For detailed information see Competition Process on the Overview page. You will need to have these things ready when you apply:
1. Your one audio file of the correct type and size
2. Your proof of age of the correct type and size
3. A credit card for payment (MasterCard or Visa). If you do not have a credit card, you will need to contact Sue Topping at

Remember the deadline of midnight, March 31, 2018 (EDT). This is the same time zone as the US East Coast.



  • For music questions contact Mark Cox, music coordinator, at
  • For application/recording issues contact Jane Goodrich, preliminary round application coordinator, at
  • If a credit card is not available, contact Sue Topping, treasurer, at

Music Requirements for 2018 Festival

All music is available at Hickey's Music Online-Euphonium Student Music

Semi-finalists MUST bring all semi-final and final round piano scores to the competition.

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 (

Final Round (with piano)

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

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

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