Come experience the 11th Anniversary of

the International Euphonium Tuba Festival

June 22-28, 2014

at Emory University in Atlanta, GA

The more than 70 Participants of the IET Festival 2013 Outreach Concert at Johns Creek First United Methodist Church

What makes the IET Festival unique

EXPERIENCE - One of the longest (11 years) running festivals focused on euphonium and tuba

VARIETY – 11 world class teachers and staff including 3 international artists!

CUSTOMIZE - Choose lesson and master class options that fit your budget

TRADITION - A special performing opportunity for ALL alumni of the previous IET Festivals to join on the Gala Concert

ENSEMBLES - Play and perform with each of the following: the IET Festival Massed ensemble (60+ players!!), medium ensembles (18-25 players ), AND chamber ensembles (4-8 players)

OPPORTUNITIES - Exhibits of instruments, mouthpieces, and sheet music by our GREAT sponsors

COMPETE - Take part in the 4th Annual IET Festival Solo Competition

HANG - Meet students from around the world, share meals with guest artists, and enjoy the scenic Emory campus

CONCERTS - Hear our inspirational staff perform including many special guests like the Mercury Orkestar

OUTREACH - Perform at John's Creek First United Methodist Church and in the Gala Concert

DIVERSITY - Master classes on string transcriptions, performance anxiety, and multiple perspectives from our expansive staff

PERFORM - Play in Emerson Concert Hall (800 seat world class concert hall) as part of the Gala Concert and Participant Recitals in the massed, medium, and chamber ensembles for PUBLIC AUDIENCES.

Artists and Staff

You can see and read more about our incredible stafff on the IET Festival Arttist Page.


Brian Bowman - University of North Texas, Willson Performing Artist

Adam Frey - International Soloist, Georgia State University, Yamaha Performing Artist

Mark Jenkins - Principal Euphonium, US Marine Band

Martin Cochran - Columbus State Univeristy, University of Alabama-Birmingham, Adams Performing Artist

Thomas Ruedi - International Soloist, Conductor, and Arranger, Besson Performing Artist (SWITZERLAND)

David Thornton - Royal Northern College of Music, Brighouse and Rastrick Brass Band, Sterling Performing Artist (UNITED KINGDOM)

Fernando Deddos - International Soloist and Composer, Adams Performing Artist (BRAZIL)


Mike Roylance - Boston Symphony Orchestra, New England Conservatory of Music

Paul Ebbers - Florida State University

Fritz Kaenzig - University of Michigan, Grant Park Orchestra

Bernard Flythe - Kennesaw State University


Mercury Orkestar - Balkan Party Band

Caryl Conger - Collaborative Pianist

Magdelana Shumanova - Collaborative Pianist

Nikk Pilato - Emory University

Scott Stewart - Westminster Schools

more artists and details to follow...

Please Note: Artists are subjust to change and are current as of April 14, 2014.

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Registration Fees and Options

  • Festival Registration
    • Entire Festival - $375 - Registration includes FULL ACCESS to the IET Festival including a festival T-Shirt, attendance to all concerts, master classes, bus trip to Alpharetta, instrument and music exhibits, chamber music coachings, performing in ALL participant ensembles and concerts, and warm-up classes.
    • One Day - $95 - includes all of the above for one specified day only (Great to sample the IET Experience)
    • Click here to check out the music facilities at Emory University

  • Optional Lesson & Master Class Packages
    • $75 Silver Package includes one 45 minute private lesson
    • $190 Gold Package (Recommended for the most complete experience)
      • 45 minute private lesson
      • 30 minute private lesson
      • master class perforrmace
    • $75 Additional 45 minute private Lesson

  • Housing and Meal Packages (Check-in 2PM - 6/22, Check-out 10 AM - 6/29)

Travel Information

  • If you travel by airplane, please fly to Atlanta (ATL) airport and arrive between 12-2 on June 22rd and depart between 9-12 on June 29th. We provide FREE shuttles between the airport and Emory University.
  • If you travel by car, you can arrive any time before 4 on June 22nd. The address is 1700 North Decatur Rd, Atlanta GA 30302.

Solo Competition Information

We will have more information in the middle of December.

IET Festival Sample Schedule

You can also view the IET 2011 Program Booklet.

Sample Morning Daily Program
7:30 AM Optional Breakfast
8:45 AM Euphonium and Tuba (Separate) Warm-up and Fundamentals
9:30 AM Massed Ensemble Rehearsal / Lessons
10:15 AM Medium Ensemble Rehearsal
11:00 AM Master Class / Focus Class / Private Lessons
12:30 PM Lunch

Sample Afternoon Daily Program (College and Adult Students)
1:30 PM Chamber Music
3:00 PM Practice / Break
3:30 PM Master Class / Focus Class / Private Lessons
5:30 PM Practice / Break
6:00 PM Dinner
7:30 PM Evening Concert

Sample PM Daily Program (HS / MS Student Course)
1:30 PM Master Class / Lessons
3:00 PM Chamber Music
4:00 PM Break / Free Time / Practice / Optional Attendance at Master Class on Artist PM Program
6:00 PM Dinner
7:30 PM Evening Concert

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