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Composition Competition

The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own” will be holding its fourth Tuba Euphonium Composition Competition this coming Fall 2017. Please submit an original composition written for solo tuba, solo euphonium, or any mixed ensemble utilizing these two instruments (max 6 instruments, total). Winning entries will be selected by a committee of professional instrumentalists from The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own.” Pieces selected as winners will be performed on a recital during The United States Army Band Tuba-Euphonium Workshop January 31st - February 3rd, 2018.

Winning compositions will be performed by a member or members of a premier service band as part of this popular Tuba-Euphonium event. Submit an original composition written within the last three years for solo tuba, solo euphonium, or any mixed ensemble utilizing these two instruments (maximum 6 instruments, total). The work should be between 6-10 minutes in duration. The winner will be announced December 1, 2016. The performance will be live webcast to a worldwide audience, and the composer will be given a professionally produced audio and video recording of his/her work. All entries may be considered for performance. Composers who are interested are encouraged to submit their piece to the TUSAB TEW selection committee by November 1st, 2017. Please send:

  • Electronic copy of score (preferrably PDF)
  • Recording; mp3 (MIDI realizations are acceptable)
  • FILL IN APPLICATION (check back later)

EMAIL APPLICATIONS AND QUESTIONS TO:

tewcomp.usarmyband@gmail.com