News BMC International Tenor and Bass Trombone Competition 2018

BMC organizes its biennial International Tenor and Bass Trombone Competition for the second time since 2016. This year's competition will feature 29 young trombonists from 14 countries showcasing their talents in front of the international jury led by Gusztáv Hőna between August 26th and September 2nd, 2018.

BMC promoted the contest to 406 music schools and conservatories, 123 ensembles and 38 trombone associations. Accordingly, the field is highly varied: participants from Austria to Venezuela will be visiting Budapest for the event.

The competition will be kicked off with a fanfare in front of BMC on the 26th of August, followed by the opening concert at the BMC Concert Hall, while the closing gala concert will take place on the 2nd of September. Two more trombone concerts will be presented at Opus Jazz Club during the competition: Trombone Summit on the 31st of August is a tribute to jazz trombone giants Kai Winding, J. J. Johnson, Frank Rosolino & Carl Fontana, while on the 1st of September, Luxembourg-based Michel Meis 4tet will perform.

The competition's full schedule can be found here.

Video from the 2016 BMC Trombone Competition: