International Euphonium and Tuba Festival
Leonard Falcone Competitor Registration
Dr. Leonard Falcone was a pioneering exponent of the Baritone, Euphonium and a longtime professor at Michigan State University. The Falcone Festival was founded by several of his former students in 1986, the year after his death, to honor his memory. Held annually, the festival includes 4 divisions of solo competitions for euphonium and tuba that are internationally recognized and highly competitive. The Festival provides a continuing testimony to the profound influence of Dr. Falcone upon the lives of his students and the extraordinary level of artistry he achieved throughout his career.
The Falcone Festival is held each summer over a four day period at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, Twin Lake, Michigan. This is our 32nd year and our guest artist will be guest artists will be Gail Robertson (euphonium) and Stacy Baker (tuba) who also collaborate as SymbiosisDuo. The 2017 Festival dates are August 11-14, 2017. For the selected semi-finalists, the Festival begins with an Orientation Meeting at 3:00 on Friday, August 11. The unaccompanied round is Saturday morning. The accompanied round occurs Sunday morning, with finalists announced at the luncheon. Finals are Monday afternoon for student divisions and Monday evening for artist divisions.
There are eligibility requirements for this competition. Specific competition information is available at our website here. For more information about the Festival and Competition, including Objectives, Daily Festival Schedule, Prizes, Previous Winners, etc., please navigate through other pages of that website.
Information regarding Competitor Registration, please read carefully:
Please note: you will be requested to upload your recording during Registration.
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Student Division Applicant Proof of Age Documentation:
Please note: you will be requested to submit a scanned document as proof of age along with your recording during Registration.