International Trombone Association

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The International Trombone Association (ITA) is a non-profit organisation of trombonists that is dedicated to supporting trombone-related activities. Founded in 1972, it has a membership of 4,500 members from 50 countries.

The ITA's activities include the publishment of a quarterly magazine, the ITA Journal, and the organisation of international tromboning festivals and competitions. It also sponsors the composition of new music, which it distributes as sheet music through its press department, and manages an international member assistance programme.

Presidents of the ITA[edit]

  • Tom Everett (1972-1976)
  • Buddy Baker (1976-1978)
  • Tom Ervin (1978-1980)
  • Neill Humfeld (1980-1982)
  • Irvin Wagner (1982-1984)
  • Robert Gray (1984-1986)
  • Steve Anderson (1986-1988)
  • John Marcellus (1988-1990)
  • Royce Lumpkin (1990-1992)
  • Hugo Magliocco (1992-1994)
  • Steve Wolfinbarger (1994-1996)
  • Heinz Fadle (1996-1998)
  • Paul Hunt (1998-2000)
  • John Drew (2000-2002)
  • Nathaniel Brickens (2002-2004)
  • Denis Wick (2004-2006)
  • Ken Hanlon (2006-2008)
  • Don Lucas (2008-2010)
  • William Ruffle (2010-2012)
  • Jiggs Whigham (2012-2014)
  • Colin Buchanan (2014-2016)
  • Christopher Dick (2016-
  • Buddy Morrow (1919- )

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