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Rules and Repertoire Requirements 


The Brooklyn Music Teachers Guild is proud to present

the BMTG 5th Intercontinental Music Competition, featuring music of

Immortal and Living Composers!



  • Trumpet

  • French Horn

  • Trombone

  • Euphonium

  • Tuba 


Junior: Ages 10-13

Intermediate: Ages 14-17

Advanced Ages 18-25


Brass Competition - Conducted in 2 Rounds

Repertoire may be accompanied (Piano Only) or an unaccompanied work.

Duration not to exceed 7 minutes.

Round One - Music of Immortal Composers (17th - 21st Century) 

Application Deadline:  June 20, 2023 

Repertoire may not include works of living composers. 

Round Two - Music of Living Composers 

Application Deadline:  September 24, 2023

Required Materials to enter the competition include:

  • Complete Round One Application 

  • A copy of birth certificate or passport that serves as proof of the applicant's age as of June 20, 2023 (Round One and Round Two), and country of residence.

  • The age of the contestant will be determined by the date when Application and Application Fee have been received.

  • An unedited video recording of applicant's performance of required works, which should not exceed the allowed time duration, designated in regulations below. The video should not contain any references to the name of the performer (ex. subtitles), but should include angles of the performer's face and hands. The video should be submitted via YouTube (private/unlisted video), or Dropbox. No simplified arrangements will be accepted.

  • A non-refundable application fee for Round One submitted with application. Fee is payable online. 

  • A non-refundable application fee for Round Two will be submitted with application by those contestants who pass Round One. Fee is payable online. 

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