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2021 Finalists

Euphonium

Tuba

John Ingram
Andrew Ribo
Peyton Sills
Justin Weis

Juan Alonso
Kevin Flanagan
Hunter Kane

2021 Semi-Finalists

Euphonium

Joseph Bickel
Jordan Drake
Sean Eberlin
John Ingram
Thomas Janssen

Leila Rasas
Andrew Ribo
Peyton Sills
Justin Weis
Jonah Zimmerman

Tuba

Juan Alonso
Kevin Flanagan
Hunter Kane
Chris McLaughlin
Reese Pavlik

2021 Tuba & Euphonium

Mock-Band

E-Competitions

We are pleased to announce the 2021 Stars and Shipes Tuba and Euphonium Mock-Band E-Competitions! 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. 

Star Judging Panel

David Zerkel
David Zerkel

Professor of Tuba and Euphonium, The University of Michigan

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Simon Wildman
Simon Wildman

Tubist, The United States Marine Band, The President's Own

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Matthew Shipes
Matthew Shipes

Assistant Professor of Tuba and Euphonium, The University of Georgia

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David Zerkel
David Zerkel

Professor of Tuba and Euphonium, The University of Michigan

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Auditor Registration

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, attendance to several masterclasses and written feedback from our star panel of judges. 

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

 

The Early Fees are available until June 28, 2021:

 

•   $75 - Competition Registration, masterclass attendance, and written feedback from judging panel

•   $125 - Competition Registration, written feedback, and one-hour live video session with panel (20 minutes with each judge)

 

After June 28, 2021, The Regular Fees apply:

 

•   $100 - Competition Registration, masterclass attendance, and written feedback from judging panel

•   $150 - Competition Registration, written feedback, and one-hour live video session with panel

Prize Information

First Place - $250 and a free lesson with a star judge

Second Place - $150 and a free lesson

Third Place - Free lesson

You may now register to view our Summer masterclass series without participating in the competition. The cost is just $30 to view all 6 masterclasses from our star judges. Click the registration link to get started and pay via PayPal to starsandshipes@gmail.com!

Competition Information and Links

PayPal payment link to complete registration

To complete your registration, pay the fee by clicking "buy now," or visit PayPal.com and send payment to "starsandshipes@gmail.com"

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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 12, 2021 @ 11:59 PM (Your Local Time) 

July 19, 2021

July 21, 2021 @ 12:00 AM (Eastern Time)

July 22, 2021 @ 11:59 PM (Your Local Time)

July 26, 2021

July 28, 2021 @ 12:00 AM (Eastern Time)

July 29, 2021 @ 11:59 PM (Your Local Time)

TBA

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Phil Snedecor - PASmusic.com

Click below to purchase "Low Etudes for Tuba" featured in the tuba preliminary round

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