Category Students Bass

Ben Van Dijk announcing the winners

5: Park Changwon

4: Diogo Alexandre Taveira Silva

3: Carlos Orlando Amas Hernández

2: Eden Garza

1: Angus Butt

Category Students Tenor

György Gyivicsan announcing the winners

5: Joao Mendes Canelas

4: Rhyd Merin

3: Branimir Leòn

2: Jaehan Kim

1: Eryk Mencner

Category Young Talents Bass

James Markey announcing the winners

5: Jan Krujisse

4: Mario Andre Faria Machado

3: Chance Gompert

2: Reo Yamada

1: Ki Yoon Park

Category Young Talents Tenor

Megumi Kanda announcing the winners

5: Matthew Hermann

4: Yaoji Giuseppe Fu

3: Kesem Ninio

2: Lukas Helsel

1: Isobel Daws

+ Winner of the Aliud special prize!

Sponsors make it possible!

Aliud Records is the main sponsor of the Swisstbone competition and is offering the Aliud special prize. A professional Studio recording!

Marcus Bonna

Your instruments deserve to be protected by the best cases available. Marcus Bonna HAS to be your choice! Classy looking, really protective and incredibly durable.


In perfect craftmanship and with absolute precision Thein creates instruments with inspiration.

S.E. Shires

Recognized as a leader in brass instrument design, innovation and manufacture, Shires maintains the commitment to every player who chooses Shires-to build an instrument that not only looks and sounds exactly the way you want it to, but is mechanically perfect, built to last for many years and beautiful to look at as well.

Greg Black Mouthpieces

Greg Black has one mission in mind: Become the finest maker of brass mouthpieces in the world. Continuing in the tradition of the classic NewYork City Mouthpiece makers, Greg Black Mouthpieces continues to produce the finest custom made brass mouthpieces around.

Alessi Music Studios

The ultimate one-stop source for advanced training in trombone performance and the preparation of orchestral music.

Willie’s Custom Brass

Willie’s Custom Brass is one of the finest brass mouthpiece makers and can offer more than 400 different mouthpiece models for trombone!

Tom Crown

Tom Crown is considered one of the finest mute craftsmen around today. The products he has developed are top professional level and extremely well manufactured. They produce a unique, lovely sound and still allow the power necessary in large ensembles. Once you try these you will see why they are the professional choice.

Toby Oft

Want to study with Toby Oft but don’t live near Boston? THE ONLINE BRASS INSTITUTE or “TOBI” is the perfect solution for you. TOBI has several levels of online learning built on an interactive cornerstone of weekly livestream masterclasses.

Hip-Bone Music

Hip-Bone Music is the preeminent publisher and producer of high quality books, recordings, compositions, Hip-Bone U video lessons and bone2pick interviews for trumpet, trombone, French horn, tuba, trombone ensembles, brass quintets and big bands.

AR Resonance

With his mouthpieces in different materials and alloys as well as with incredibly beautiful engravings Antonio Rapacciuolo is maybe one of the most creative mouthpiece makers of our time.

Josef Klier

The JK Josef Klier KG is crafting superb mouthpieces since more than 100 years.

In addition to the traditional production methods the most modern CNC-technology is used to produce mouthpieces.


§ Purer overtones
§ Accurate tuning
§ Clear response
§ Smooth intervals
§ Surround projection
§ Extended dynamics

Jim Nova

Jim Nova plays with the Pittsburgh Symphony and has become famous in the trombone community for his incredible Star Wars Overdubs.

Sight Reading Factory

Sight Reading Factory offers a virtually unlimited supply of sight reading material for musicians of all ages and abilities.


Get Fluent with your audition sequences in all ranges and keys!


Choose style and function when you use My Mutebag for your trumpet, trombone, or bass trombone mutes.

Nick Finzer

Engage with Nick’s teaching material and his concepts at your own pace through your membership in Nick’s Virtual Studio!

Fusion Bags

Brass gig bags from Fusion Bags will protect your trombone in ways you’ve never seen before. If you want a bag for your brass instrument which doesn’t compromise on style or safety, choose Fusion Bags today.


Dreaming of playing along with virtuosos? NomadPlay gives you the chance to play in full immersion along with great artists, orchestras, instrumental and vocal ensembles.


Founded by Bernhard Schott in Mainz in 1770, the Schott Music group today ranks among the leading music and media publishers in the world with branches in major international markets in 10 countries. Since then, the company has added a wide range of products and services covering all aspects of music to the traditional music publishing business.


Cherry Classics Music was established as a publisher of fine music for Brass Instruments in 1999. Presently there are over 1,150 fine arrangements and original compositions for Brass Solo and Brass Ensembles in the catalog from arrangers and composers who are “The Best in the Business”.