The International Society of Bassists announces its performance competitions for
  • Solo division (ages 19 to 30)
  • Jazz division (ages 18 to 30)
  • Orchestral division (ages 19 to 30)
  • Age 15 to 18 division
  • Age 14 and under

for the upcoming 2015 convention at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO.  Competitions will be held on June 1 and 2, 2015.

Diana Gannett, Competition Chair
THE GARY KARR PRIZE, SOLO DIVISION – $2,500 and an expenses-paid recital to open the 2017 ISB Convention
Thomas Martin Prize of $500 for best performance of a work by Bottesini
THE SCOTT LAFARO PRIZE, JAZZ DIVISION – $2,500 and an expenses-paid concert to open the 2017 ISB Convention
FIRST PRIZE, ORCHESTRA DIVISION – Expenses paid week with an ICSOM Orchestra
SECOND PRIZES: $1,000
THIRD PRIZES: $750
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