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THE FLUTE SOCIETY OF GREATER PHILADELPHIA

2021 FLUTE COMPETITIONS

FSGP Membership is required for all competition entrants.

Before you can register to enter a competition, you must *first* become a FSGP member and create an account.

Once you are a FSGP Member, you will be able to access and submit your entry form through the "Member-Access" page.


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


Visit individual competition pages for competition-specific details and entry information. 

2021 FSGP YOUNG ARTIST COMPETITION

For flutists ages 18-30 as of March 5, 2021

SUBMISSION DEADLINES

PRELIMINARY AUDIO RECORDED ROUND:  January 17, 2021 by 11:59pm (EST).

FINAL VIDEO RECORDED ROUND:  February 28, 2021 by 11:59pm (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).


PRIZES


First Place Prize: $1000

Second Place Prize: $500

Third Place Prize: $250


PRELIMINARY AUDIO RECORDED ROUND 


PRELIMINARY AUDIO RECORDING SUBMISSION

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 17, 2021 by 11:59pm (EST).

REPERTOIRE 

A. Piazzolla - TANGO ETUDE No. 2 pour flûte solo

*with repeat (first and second ending)*

(Edition: Lemoine)

+

J.S. Bach - PARTITA IN A MINOR for Solo Flute: Sarabande and Bourrée Angloise 

*with all repeats in both movements*

(Edition: Bärenreiter)  

FINAL VIDEO RECORDED ROUND


FINAL ROUND VIDEO RECORDING SUBMISSION

FINAL ROUND VIDEO RECORDING must be a COMPLETE (unedited) single-camera video performance of your FULL program (multiple-camera videos will not be considered), and uploaded as an "unlisted" YouTube video with your Finalist Submission Application/Agreement to Competition Terms and Conditions Form on or before February 28, 2021 by 11:59pm (EST). 


** IMPORTANT NOTE: 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

 A. Piazzolla - TANGO ETUDE No. 2 pour flûte solo

*with repeat (first and second ending)* 

(Edition: Lemoine)

+

J.S. Bach - PARTITA IN A MINOR for Solo Flute: Sarabande & Bourrée Angloise

*with all repeats in both movements* 

(Edition: Bärenreiter)

+

FINALIST'S CHOICE OF *ONE* OF THE FOLLOWING PIECES FOR SOLO FLUTE (performed in its entirety):


Lora Al-Ahmad - Two Skazkas for solo Flute: 

Skazka I; Skazka II  

(Edition: Theodore Presser Company)


Valerie Coleman - Danza de la Mariposa for solo Flute 

(Edition: Theodore Presser Company)


Pierre Octave Ferroud - Trois pièces pour flûte:

I. Bergère captive; II. Jade; III. Toan-Yan (La fête du Double-Cinq)

(Edition: Salabert)


Paul Hindemith - Acht Stücke für Flöte allein:

I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII 

(All movements must be performed in the order listed)

(Edition: Schott)


Lowell Liebermann - Eight Pieces Op. 59:

Ophelia, Etude, Forgotten Waltz, Etude, Hongroise, Cypher, Fanfares, March 

(All movements must be performed on C Flute and in the order listed)

(Edition: Theodore Presser Company)


2021 COLLEGIATE ARTIST COMPETITION
For flutists enrolled in an undergraduate program at a university/college/conservatory for the 2020-2021 school year

(preliminary audio recordings are NOT required to enter this competition)

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).

VIDEO RECORDING SUBMISSION

VIDEO RECORDING SUBMISSION must be a COMPLETE (unedited) single-camera video performance of your FULL program (multiple-camera videos will not be considered), and uploaded as an "unlisted" YouTube video link with your completed entry form on or before February 14, 2021 by 11:59pm (EST). 


** IMPORTANT NOTE: 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).**



PRIZES

First Place Prize: $500 (Murray Panitz Memorial Award)

Second Place Prize: $200

Third Place Prize: $100


REPERTOIRE

 A. Piazzolla - TANGO ETUDE No. 2 pour flûte solo

*no repeat * 

(Edition: Lemoine)

+

J.S. Bach - PARTITA IN A MINOR for Solo Flute: Sarabande

*with repeats* 

(Edition: Bärenreiter)

+

*ONE* CONTRASTING PIECE OF THE ENTRANT'S CHOOSING FROM THE ROMANTIC, MODERN, OR CONTEMPORARY ERA

(MUST BE COMPOSED FOR FLUTE ALONE/SOLO FLUTE AND PERFORMED IN ITS ENTIRETY)


Total Performance Time Limit: 18 Minutes


For flutists ages 18 years and younger as of March 5, 2021 (college/university students are not eligible)

(preliminary audio recordings are NOT required to enter these competitions)


VIDEO RECORDING SUBMISSION

VIDEO RECORDING SUBMISSION must be a COMPLETE (unedited) single-camera video performance of your FULL program (multiple-camera videos will not be considered), and uploaded as an "unlisted" YouTube video link with your completed entry form on or before February 21, 2021 by 11:59pm (EST).

** IMPORTANT NOTE: 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).**

SENIOR HIGH YOUTH ARTIST COMPETITION

For flutists ages 15-18 as of March 5, 2021 (college/university students are not eligible)

PRIZES

First Place: $200 and Award Certificate

Second Place: Award Certificate

Third Place: Award Certificate


REPERTOIRE

Entrants must perform TWO contrasting pieces written for solo (unaccompanied) flute


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


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


Entrants should select contrasting pieces that offer a demonstration of both technical skill and lyrical abilities.


Total  Performance Time Limit: 16 Minutes

JUNIOR HIGH YOUTH ARTIST COMPETITION 

For flutists ages 11-14 as of March 5, 2021

PRIZES

First Place: $150 and Award Certificate

Second Place: Award Certificate

Third Place: Award Certificate


REPERTOIRE

Entrants must perform TWO contrasting pieces which may be either written for solo (unaccompanied) flute or for flute and piano (must be played *without* the accompaniment). 


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


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


Entrants should select contrasting pieces that offer a demonstration of both technical skill and lyrical abilities.


Total  Performance Time Limit: 12 Minutes

ELEMENTARY YOUTH ARTIST COMPETITION

For flutists up to age 11* as of March 5, 2021

*Note: flutists who turn 11 on or before March 5, 2021 must enter the Junior High Youth Artist Competition


PRIZES

First Place: $75 and Award Certificate

Second Place: Award Certificate

Third Place: Award Certificate


REPERTOIRE

Entrants must perform TWO contrasting pieces which may be either written for solo (unaccompanied) flute or for flute and piano (must be played *without* the accompaniment). 


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


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


Entrants should select contrasting pieces that offer a demonstration of both technical skill and lyrical abilities.


Total  Performance Time Limit: 8 Minutes




Visit individual competition pages for competition-specific details and entry information. 



NEW THIS YEAR: 2021 FSGP FESTIVAL EVALUATIONS

~For flutists of all ages and stages~

Festival Evaluations will take place AFTER the 2021 FSGP Flute Fair AND will be open to ALL members


(Stay Tuned for Further Details)


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