The 2023 U.S. Army Band National Collegiate Solo Competition is open to woodwind, brass, harp, and percussion instrumentalists currently enrolled in a college, university, or conservatory in the United States. Applicants must be age 27 or younger as of January 1, 2023.
The Winner of the National Collegiate Solo Competition will be invited to Washington D.C. to perform with The U.S. Army Band, “Pershing’s Own” Concert Band on June 8 & 9, 2023
Only published arrangements for band and soloist are eligible for submission. Your submission should not exceed 10 minutes in length. If your piece is longer than 10 minutes, use one single movement or make cuts to keep it under 10 minutes.
Your online application and uploaded entries must be received before Midnight on Saturday March 11, 2023.
Contact Sergeant First Class Eric Seay at: NCSC.firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
2022 National Collegiate Solo Competition Winner
2021 National Collegiate Solo Competition Winner
2020 National Collegiate Solo Competition Winner
2019 National Collegiate Solo Competition Winner
|2022||Matthew Meadows, horn||University of Alabama|
|2021||Landon Chang, saxophone||University of North Texas|
|2020||Salvador Flores, saxophone||Northwestern University|
|2019||Charles "Chappy" Gibb, flute||University of North Texas|
|2018||Trevor Borroero, marimba|
|2017||Dorien Tate, bass trombone|
|2016||Sandra Bailey, bassoon|
|2015||Brittany Lasch, trombone|
|2014||Christopher Leslie, euphonium|
|2013||Benjamin Andrews, marimba|
|2012||Francesco Camuglia, flute|
|2011||Rachel Perry, saxophone|