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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 AUDIO 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 on or before  January 17, 2021 by 11:59pm (EST).

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 and Bourrée Angloise 

*with all repeats in both movements*

(Edition: Bärenreiter)  

+

FINALIST'S CHOICE OF *ONE* OF THE FOLLOWING PIECES FOR SOLO FLUTE

(multi-movement pieces must be performed in their 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 SUBMISSION must be a COMPLETE (unedited) single-camera video performance of Finalist's 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

COMPETITION GUIDELINES AND REGULATIONS


FEES / ELIGIBILITY / REQUIREMENTS / OBLIGATIONS

PRELIMINARY AUDIO RECORDED ROUND

REGISTRATION / DEADLINES / AUDIO RECORDING SUBMISSIONS

      1. Preliminary Recorded Round submissions must be in MP3  or M4A format and uploaded with your entry application. 
      2. Identify your audio recordings in the following manner: Entrant's first initial and last name followed by the composer’s last name and movement title (example:  CBroz.Piazzolla; CBroz.BachSarabande; CBroz.BachBourréeAngloise).
      3. It is the entrant's responsibility to adjust format and file size so each movement from the respective compulsory pieces can be uploaded as MP3 or M4A Audio Files. Please note: WAV files, video files, and files submitted/uploaded via cloud links (such as GoogleDrive, Box, Dropbox, etc. will not be accepted). 
      4. Recordings must be complete and unedited. Please do not talk or identify yourself in any way on your submitted recordings.

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

All recorded files will be coded for anonymity before being submitted to the Preliminary Audio Recorded Round adjudication panel. This panel is made up of five professional flutists and/or flute professors. Each judge will listen independently to the entrants audio recordings and determine a numeric score value (0-10) for each piece. The scores from all five judges are then averaged together with the top scoring entrants (up to eight) advancing to the final round.

          FINAL VIDEO RECORDED ROUND

          FINALISTS NOTIFICATIONS / DEADLINES / FINAL VIDEO ROUND SUBMISSIONS

            • Finalists (up to eight) will be notified on or before February 7, 2021 by 11:59pm (EST).
            • The Finalist Submission Application/Agreement to Competition Terms and Conditions Form will be made available in an online format to Finalists on or before February 17, 2021 by 11:59pm (EST). 
            • ALL selected Finalists are required to submit the completed the Finalist Submission Application/Agreement to Competition Terms and Conditions Form on or before February 28, 2021 by 11:59pm (EST).  
            • Finalists are required to submit a link to an "unlisted' YouTube video performance (FINAL VIDEO ROUND RECORDING SUBMISSION) with completed Finalist Submission Application/Agreement to Competition Terms and Conditions Form on or before February 28, 2021 by 11:59pm (EST).  
            • FINAL ROUND VIDEO RECORDING SUBMISSION must be a COMPLETE (unedited) single-camera video performance of Finalist's 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.
            • In creating your video recording, please do not identify yourself. Though you are not performing "in person," please consider this a recital performance.
            • The Final Round Video performances are only viewable to the adjudication panel, competition chair, and proctor(s).  Do not announce your finalist status nor post any portion of your competition audio/video performances on any social media platform. 
            • Finalists’ and Winners' names, photos, and bios will be posted on the FSGP website and social media pages on March 7, 2021. Videos (or portions of videos) may be used for the virtual Winners' Recital.


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

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

          FSGP Membership is required for all entrants. Once you have become an FSGP Member, you will be able to access and submit your entry form through the "Member-Access" page.

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