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2022 YOUTH ARTIST COMPETITIONS


(For flutists ages 18 years and younger 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. 

There is no residential requirement to enter FSGP’s 2022 competitions. FSGP membership is required. To access entry forms, you must first become a member and create an account  (join here). You may then log in through the website to access and complete the entry form for the competition division you wish to enter

SUBMISSION DEADLINES 


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

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



VIDEO RECORDING REQUIREMENTS AND 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 submitted on or before the competition deadline:  February 5, 2022 by 9:00pm (EST)


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


SENIOR YOUTH ARTIST COMPETITION

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

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~

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).

+

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)


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).


+

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

COMPETITION GUIDELINES AND REGULATIONS

FEES / ELIGIBILITY / REQUIREMENTS / OBLIGATIONS

DEADLINES  /  VIDEO RECORDING SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • COMPETITION ENTRY DEADLINE:  February 5, 2022 by 9:00pm (EST)
  • VIDEO SUBMISSION must be a COMPLETE (unedited) single-camera video performance of the Entrant's  FULL program (multiple camera videos will not be considered) and submitted by the competition deadline.  Acceptable video 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 you are entering  (example: "CindyBrozSenior" "CindyBrozJunior" "CindyBrozElementary"). Video files will be renamed by number for the purpose of anonymity prior to being sent to the adjudication panel. Entrants are required to submit the video file on or before  February 5, 2022 by 9:00pm (EST).  Video Performances not received by the deadline (or those  not in the proper format) will not be considered.  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).
  • In creating your video recording, please do not identify yourself. Though you are not performing in person, please consider this a recital performance.
  • Recorded Video Performances are only viewable to the adjudication panel, competition chair, and proctor(s).  Do not post any audio or video performances for these competitions on any social media platform. 
  • With permission (required from a parent or guardian), winners' names and teachers' names will be posted on the FSGP website and social media pages on March 5, 2022.

Failure to meet any of the above deadlines or requirements may result in forfeiture.

Competition Entry Forms are only accessible to FSGP members. If you are not a current member and wish to enter this competition, you must to first become a member (join here). You may then log in to the website and proceed to the Entry Form for the Youth Artist Division you wish to enter. 

Senior Youth Artist Entry Application

Junior Youth Artist Entry Application

Elementary Youth Artist Application

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