Entrance Information

The next Steven Zellmer Trombone Competition will be held on May 30-31, 2019 at
MacPhail Center for Music, 501 South Second Street, Minneapolis MN 55401.  We look forward to hearing your recordings in the Spring of 2019.  Good Luck!

Eligibility Requirements

be eligible, you MUST be born after January 1, 1992 and not be under full-time contract with a professional orchestra or band. Previous Grand Prize winners are ineligible.

Entrance Package

All entires will be uploaded through our new Acceptd site at https://app.getacceptd.com/zellmer


Three judges from the Minnesota Orchestra brass section will decide both the Preliminary and Final Rounds. Judging of the Preliminary Round will be completed without the judges knowing the identity of the contestants. Decisions will be based solely on the performances contained on the audition CD’s. Judging of the Final
Round will be based exclusively on Final Round performances. The judges reserve the right to not name a winner in this competition or split the prize money among any number of finalists.