"Corpus" International Trombone Competition for tenor and bass trombone
Founded by: Corpus Trombone Quartet
For tenor/bass trombonists who are born on January 1, 1984 or later. Application deadline: 01. June 2019 Application fee: 80EUR
First Prize: 2000EUR* Second: 1000EUR* Third: 500 EUR*
*The prize can given in cash and / or voucher!
Step 1: Choose only one piece from the repertoire list Step 2: Make an unedited video recording with or without piano Step 3: Register on our website Step 4: Pay the application fee Step 5: Send the video file to us Step 6: We will let you know the result of the first round until 15th of June 2019
First Round repertoir list:
( select and record
only one piece )
Tenor trombone: 1. Ferdinand David: Concerto 1 & 2nd movement 2. Launy Grøndahl: Concerto 1 & 2 movement 3. J. Guy Ropartz: Piece in E-flat minor 4. J. Casterede: Sonatine for trombone 5. Stjepan Sulek: Sonata Vox Gabrieli 6. P. Hindemith: Sonata for trombone 7. Folkestone Rabe: Basta 8. E. Crespo: Improvisation No.1
Bass trombone: 1. A. Lebedjew: Concert in one piece 2. Frigyes Hidas: Rhapsody 3. J. Casterede: Fantaisie Concertante 4. E. Ewazen: Concerto for Bass Trombone 1&2 movement 5. Thom Ritter Georg: Concerto for Bass Trombone 6. V. Nehlybel: Concerto for Bass Trombone 7. Ernst Sachse: Concert in F- Major 8. E. Bozza: New Orleans
Final Round Repertoire:
Six finalists (3 tenor and 3 bass), selected from a preliminary recorded round, will be chosen by international judging panels.
Date of the final round:
21-24 August 2019 Venue: BMC Music Center Budapest, Hungary
Tenor and bass trombone will be judged together as one category!
Tenor Trombone: 1. Miklos Malek: Concert Etude for tenor trombone 2. The same piece what was recorded for the first round
Bass trombone: 1. Miklos Malek: Concert Etude for bass trombone 2. The same piece what was recorded for the first round
You can download here Miklos Malek Etud for Tenor & Bass Trombone
The members of the jury: Zoltan Kiss, Matyas Veer, Brian Hecht, Corpus Trombone Quartet, Nico Schippers, Matt Gee This is a join competition for tenor and bass trombone. Six finalists (3 tenor and 3 bass), selected from a preliminary recorded round, will be chosen by international judging panels. Those applicants selected as finalists will be invited to perform in a live final round at the Hungarian Trombone Bootcamp during August 21-24, 2019 at the BMC Music Center Budapest. There are 3 prize winners of this competition.
The invitation not including the cost of: accomodation, food and travel expenses.
The six selected finalists can participate in all festival events and the festival's gala concert, but this option does not include individual lessons with the professors. If you'd like to have 6x30 minutes individual lessons, please sign up for the HTBC festival.
The required repertoire should be submitted as a single video file, recorded from a single, uninterrupted camera angle. Accepted file formats include: MP4, MPEG, MPG, MOV, AVI, WMV. We are welcome recordings made by mobile phone. The video file should be named "your family name+htbc2019". No editing of either video or audio is allowed. The submitted file must not contain any identifying information. No written signs, nametags or other written material is to be visible in the video. The performer should be clearly visible in the video throughout the performance. Please send your video file to our email address ( email@example.com ) via wetransfer, dropbox, google drive, or mailbigfile. We accept your application as soon as we receive your video file and payment. The application fee is 80€. This is not refundable.