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2020 Euphonium

Mock-Band

E-Competition

We are pleased to announce the 2020 Stars and Shipes Euphonium Mock Band Competition! This webpage will list all of the information about the competition including the judging panel, due dates, competition procedures, registration information, prize information, and results. 

For all competition questions and concerns, please contact us at starsandshipes@gmail.com

Look below for all of the competition information. 

Congratulations to the semi-finalists, and finalists in the 2020 Euphonium Mock-Band E-Competition!

Star Judging Panel

Hiram Diaz
Hiram Diaz

Euphoniumist, The United States Marine Band, "The President's Own"

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Jeremy McBride
Jeremy McBride

Euphoniumist, The United States Army Band, "Pershing's Own"

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Dr. Matthew Shipes
Dr. Matthew Shipes

Assistant Professor of Low Brass at Angelo State University

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Hiram Diaz
Hiram Diaz

Euphoniumist, The United States Marine Band, "The President's Own"

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Registration and Prize Information

There are two sets of fees for entry into this competition, early and regular. 

All fees are payable through PayPal (link below) to starsandshipes@gmail.com.

The registration fees give you access to up to three rounds of competition, and written feedback from our star panel of judges. 

After June 5, 2020, The Regular Fees apply:

 

  • $50 - Competition Registration and written feedback from judging panel

  • $80 - Competition Registration, written feedback, and one live video session with panel

Prizes!

First Prize: $500 - donated by S.E. Shires Company and Eastman Music

Second Prize: $250

Third Prize: A free 45-minute lesson with the Star Judge of your choice!

PayPal payment link to complete registration

Competition Dates

Since this is an e-competition, there are more dates than usual. Please read all of the information carefully. All listed times for due dates are relative to your time zone. All dates are subject to change. 

Remember, for each round, all of the required excerpts must be played in order in one single take. The video you submit must include all excerpts without any cuts or editing. 

Preliminary Round Materials Due

Semi-Finalists Announced

Semi-Final Round Cuts Announced

Semi-Final Round Materials Due

Finalists Announced

Final Round Cuts Announced

Final Round Materials Due

Winners Announced

July 6, 2020 @ 11:59 PM 

July 13, 2020

July 14, 2020 @ 12:00 PM (Eastern Time)

July 16, 2020 @ 12:00 PM (Local Time)

July 20, 2020

July 21, 2020 @ 12:00 PM (Eastern Time)

July 23, 2020 @ 12:00 PM (Local Time)

TBA

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