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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.

2021 FSGP YOUNG ARTIST COMPETITION
For flutists ages 18-30 as of March 5, 2021

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 RECORDED ROUND

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)  


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.

FINAL VIDEO RECORDED ROUND

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)

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.

Virtual Winners' Recital Date: TBD

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

Preliminary 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).

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)


Competition Video Performance Time Limit: 18 Minutes

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). 


Virtual Winners' Recital Date: TBD

For flutists ages 18 years and younger (college/university students are not eligible)

Preliminary audio recordings are NOT required to enter these competitions. 

Entrants are required to submit the link to an "unlisted YouTube video performance" with completed entry form on or before February 2, 2021 by 11:59pm (EST)

Video Performances must be single-camera videos (multiple-camera videos will not be considered)

SENIOR HIGH YOUTH ARTIST COMPETITION (AGES 15-18)

PRIZES

First Place: $200 and Award Certificate

Second Place: Award Certificate

Third Place: Award Certificate


REPERTOIRE

Entrants must performTWO contrasting pieces written for solo (unaccompanied) flute

One piece (or movement from a piece) must be selected from the Renaissance, Baroque, or Classical Era; the second piece (or movement from a piece) must be selected from the Romantic, Modern, or Contemporary Era. 

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


Total Time Limit: 16 minutes

JUNIOR HIGH YOUTH ARTIST COMPETITION (AGES 11-14)

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 Era; the second piece (or movement from a piece) must be selected from the Romantic, Modern, or Contemporary Era. 

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


Total Time Limit: 12 minutes

ELEMENTARY YOUTH ARTIST COMPETITION (UP TO AGE 11)

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 Era; the second piece (or movement from a piece) must be selected from the Romantic, Modern, or Contemporary Era. 

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


Total Time Limit: 8 minutes

Virtual Winners' Recital Date: TBD

 2021 FSGP FESTIVAL EVALUATIONS

For flutists of any age, including adult enthusiasts


(Stay Tuned for Further Details)

Visit individual competition pages for details and entry information. 


Should you have any questions or require further information, please contact Cindy Anne Broz,  FSGP Competition Chair/Coordinator, via email.



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