Submit proposals for student groups, presentations, lectures, and solo recitals by October 1, 2019 for full consideration. Invited performers and presenters will be notified by November 1, 2019. Please direct any questions to


Competitions: SCRTEC 2020 will include Tuba Artist Solo, Euphonium Artist Solo, Tuba Student Solo, Euphonium Student Solo, Tuba Mock Band, Tuba Mock Orchestra, Euphonium Mock Band, and Chamber Music competitions.

Eligibility: SCRTEC 2020 Competitions are open to contestants of every race, gender, and nationality. Each contestant must be a member of ITEA and a registered conference participant. Previous SCRTEC competition winners may not enter the same category again. However, they may enter a different category. Second and third place winners are eligible to enter the same category again.

Age Requirements:Participants in the Student Solo competitions must not have reached their 20th birthday as of 12/01/2020. Valid proof of birth date will be requested upon registration. Please send a scanned copy of your birth certificate, passport photo page, or drivers license to

Applications and Fees: All competitors must pay a fee of $30 per competition (Artist, Student, Mock) that is entered, and $30 for the Quartet Competition (one member of the group should pay this competition fee). This is in addition to the requirement that each competitor pay the conference registration fee and any necessary ITEA membership fee.

Cash Prizes: SCRTEC 2020 is happy to announce a cash prize for the winner of each competition. Exact amount of prize money TBD soon.

Euphonium Artist:

Preliminary Round: Fantasy Variations – Yasuhide Ito

Final Round: Blue Lake Fantasies (mvts. 1 &2 only)


Concert Piece No. 1 – Steve Darling


Tuba Artist:

Preliminary Round: Sonata for Tuba – Robert Sibbing

Final Round: Six Bagatelles for Solo Tuba – Frank Lynn Payne


How Beautiful – Barbara York



Euphonium Student:

Preliminary Round: Once in a Blue Moon – Wan Yun Liang

Final Round: Fantasy Pieces No. 5 – Derek Bourgeois


An American Portrait – Lewis Buckley



Tuba Student:

Preliminary Round: Morceau Vivant – Marcel Marteau

Final Round: Canticle for Unaccompanied Tuba – Thomas Woodson


Sonata for Contrabass Tuba (Hades: God of the Underworld) – Ian Lester

(note: contestants must use contrabass tuba version only)


Tuba-Euphonium Small Ensemble:

Each member of the ensemble must perform on all pieces during the competition. Repertoire is to be chosen by the competitors within the guidelines listed below. There are no age restrictions for this category. It is desirable to show contrasting styles and tempi during each round. Ensembles will be judged on the quality of ensemble performance; it is to the benefit of each group to choose repertoire that will best display group musicianship.


Preliminary Round: Prepare at least 8 but not more than 10 minutes of music. Include the following:

-One arrangement of a renaissance, baroque, classical, or romantic work, partial or complete. 
-One original work composed for the instrumentation of the group.


Final Round: 12 minutes of music maximum. Include the following:

-Three contrasting works, complete or partial, one of which must be an original work composed for the instrumentation of the group. Do not repeat music from preliminary round.

Mock Band Competition (Euphonium):

Preliminary and Final Rounds: To be selected from the following excerpts:



Tuba Mock Orchestra Competition:

Preliminary and Final Rounds: To be selected from the following excerpts:


Mock Band Competition (Tuba):

Preliminary and Final Rounds:To be selected from the following excerpts:

general conference info

Join ITEA and/or register for SCRTEC:

Lodging - coming soon


  • SCRTEC strongly recommends that you consider the Atherton Hotel for your stay in Stillwater. The Atherton is the only hotel on the list that is located on campus and is directly across the street from most of the conference performances. Registration and exhibits will be located in the Student Union attached to the Atherton Hotel. Additionally, most post concert receptions will take place at The State Room located inside the Atherton Hotel.