Flute Society of Greater Philadelphia


Young Artist Competition

(For flutists ages 18-30 as of March 5, 2022)

SUBMISSION DEADLINES

PRELIMINARY AUDIO RECORDED ROUND:  January 8, 2022 by 9:00pm (EST)

FINAL VIDEO RECORDED ROUND:  February 12, 2022 by 9:00pm (EST)

Undergraduate students who enter the Young Artist Competition but do not advance to the Final Video Recorded Round may enter the Collegiate Artist Competition *free of charge* (provided they meet all eligibility requirements).

Any questions related to this competition should be directed to Cindy Anne Broz (FSGP Competitions Chair/Coordinator) at competitions@philaflutesociety.org.

Prizes: First Place - $1,000 | Second Place - $500 | Third Place - $250

PRELIMINARY ROUND

PRELIMINARY AUDIO RECORDED ROUND submissions must be in MP3 or M4A Format (audio only) and uploaded with your completed online entry form on or before January 8, 2022 by 9:00pm (EST).

REPERTOIRE 


FINAL ROUND

FINAL ROUND VIDEO RECORDING SUBMISSION must be a COMPLETE (unedited) single-camera video performance of your FULL program (multiple-camera videos will not be considered). Must be submitted on or before February 12, 2022 by 9:00pm (EST). Accepted formats include MP4, MOV, and AVI. For identification purposes, your file name should include your first and last name, as well as the name of the division - "Young Artist". Video files will be renamed by number for the purpose of anonymity prior to being sent to the adjudication panel. Please upload the file to a cloud server such a Google Drive of iCloud. No Youtube links. All submissions must be a single take of your full program (you may not stop the camera or combine separate takes to make up one video).

REPERTOIRE 


Finalist's choice of ONE of the following pieces performed in its entirety (must be performed with piano / pianist may not be the composer of the selected piece):



Collegiate Artist Competition

(For flutists enrolled in an undergraduate program at an institute of higher education for the 2021-2022 school year)

Preliminary recordings are NOT required to enter this competition. 

SUBMISSION DEADLINES 

APPLICATION:  February 12, 2022 by 9:00pm (EST)

VIDEO RECORDING SUBMISSION:  February 12, 2022 by 9:00pm (EST)


PRIZES
First Place: $500 (Murray Panitz Memorial Award)
Second Place: $200
Third Place: $100

REPERTOIRE 

  • J.S. Bach - Partita in A Minor for solo Flute: Allemande (with first repeat)
  • Adolphus Hailstork - Yuhwa (The Goddess of the Willow Trees) for solo Flute
  • *ONE* CONTRASTING PIECE OF THE ENTRANT'S CHOOSING FROM ANY ERA; Choice Piece may be selected from any musical era. Choice Piece must be an original work composed for solo flute or flute and piano (transcriptions are not acceptable), and may not exceed 12 minutes (entrants may select one or more movements from a multi-movement piece); If the Choice Piece is composed for flute and piano, it must be performed with the accompaniment. Performance Time Limit: 20 Minutes

Senior Youth Artist Competition

~For flutists ages 15-18 as of March 5, 2022~

 Students enrolled in an undergraduate program at an institute of higher education are not eligible, but may enter the collegiate competition. 

SUBMISSION DEADLINES 

APPLICATION:  February 5, 2022 by 9:00pm (EST)

VIDEO RECORDING SUBMISSION:  February 5, 2022 by 9:00pm (EST)

VIDEO RECORDING SUBMISSION must be a COMPLETE (unedited) single-camera video performance of your FULL program (multiple-camera videos will not be considered), and submitted on or before the competition deadline:  February 5, 2022 by 9:00pm (EST)

PRIZES

First Place: $200 and Award Certificate

Second Place: Award Certificate

Third Place: Award Certificate

REPERTOIRE

Entrants in the SENIOR YOUTH ARTIST COMPETITION must perform TWO contrasting pieces composed for solo (unaccompanied) flute OR flute and piano. Music composed for flute and piano must be performed with piano accompaniment. The music performed must be originally composed for the flute; transcriptions and arrangements are not acceptable repertoire for the Senior Youth division.

SELECT MOVEMENTS MAY BE PERFORMED FROM MULTI-MOVEMENT PIECES. 

SINGLE-MOVEMENT PIECES MUST BE PERFORMED IN THEIR ENTIRETY.

One piece (or movement from a piece) must be selected from the Renaissance, Baroque, or Classical Eras (composed IN or BEFORE 1820) AND composed for solo (unaccompanied) flute or flute and piano

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One piece (or movement from a piece) must be selected from the Romantic, Modern, or Contemporary Eras (composed IN or AFTER 1820) AND composed for solo (unaccompanied) flute or flute and piano

Entrants should select contrasting pieces that demonstrate their technical skills and lyrical abilities.

Total Time Limit: 16 Minutes


Junior Youth Artist Competition

~For flutists ages 11-14 as of March 5, 2022~

SUBMISSION DEADLINES 

APPLICATION:  February 5, 2022 by 9:00pm (EST)

VIDEO RECORDING SUBMISSION:  February 5, 2022 by 9:00pm (EST)

VIDEO RECORDING SUBMISSION must be a COMPLETE (unedited) single-camera video performance of your FULL program (multiple-camera videos will not be considered), and submitted on or before the competition deadline:  February 5, 2022 by 9:00pm (EST)

PRIZES

First Place: $150 and Award Certificate

Second Place: Award Certificate

Third Place: Award Certificate

REPERTOIRE

Entrants must perform TWO contrasting pieces for solo (unaccompanied) flute OR flute and piano. Music composed for flute and piano must be performed with piano accompaniment. Music for the Junior Youth Artist Competition may be an arrangement or transcription.

One piece (or movement from a piece) must be selected from the Renaissance, Baroque, or Classical Eras (composed IN or BEFORE 1820).

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One piece (or movement from a piece) must be selected from the Romantic, Modern, or Contemporary Eras (composed IN or AFTER 1820).

Entrants should select contrasting pieces that demonstrate their technical skills and lyrical abilities.

Total Time Limit: 12 Minutes


Elementary Youth Artist Competition

~For flutists up to age 11* as of March 5, 2022~

(*Note: flutists who turn 11 on or before March 5, 2022 must enter the Junior High Youth Artist Competition)

 SUBMISSION DEADLINES 

APPLICATION:  February 5, 2022 by 9:00pm (EST)

VIDEO RECORDING SUBMISSION:  February 5, 2022 by 9:00pm (EST)

VIDEO RECORDING SUBMISSION must be a COMPLETE (unedited) single-camera video performance of your FULL program (multiple-camera videos will not be considered), and submitted on or before the competition deadline:  February 5, 2022 by 9:00pm (EST)

PRIZES

First Place: $100 and Award Certificate

Second Place: Award Certificate

Third Place: Award Certificate

REPERTOIRE

Entrants must perform TWO contrasting pieces for solo (unaccompanied) flute OR flute and piano. Music composed for flute and piano must be performed with piano accompaniment. Music for the Elementary Youth Artist Competition may be an arrangement or transcription.

One piece (or movement from a piece) must be selected from the Renaissance, Baroque, or Classical Eras (composed IN or BEFORE 1820).

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One piece (or movement from a piece) must be selected from the Romantic, Modern, or Contemporary Eras (composed IN or AFTER 1820).

Entrants should select contrasting pieces that demonstrate their technical skills and lyrical abilities.

Total Time Limit: 8 Minutes


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