The Flute Society of Greater Philadelphia is pleased to announce the following: 

2018 FSGP YOUTH ARTIST COMPETITIONS

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

Competition Date: Saturday, March 3, 2018

Location: Swope Hall, 817 S. High St. West Chester University, West Chester, PA 

DIVISIONS AND PRIZES

                                         Senior High Youth Artist Competition (ages 15 - 18)
                First Place: $200 and Award Certificate / Second Place: Award Certificate / Third Place: Award Certificate

Junior High Youth Artist Competition (ages 12 - 14)
First Place: $150 and Award Certificate / Second Place: Award Certificate / Third Place: Award Certificate
Elementary Youth Artist Competition (ages 11 and under)
First Place: $100 and Award Certificate / Second Place: Award Certificate / Third Place: Award Certificate

COMPETITION GUIDELINES AND REGULATIONS

FEES, ELIGIBILITY, REQUIREMENTS, AND OBLIGATIONS

  • Competition Entry Fee is $25 (does not include FSGP Membership Fee).
  • All entrants must be members of the Flute Society of Greater Philadelphia (may join with entry).
  • First Place Prize Winners from previous years in the same age category are not eligible.
  • Finalists (and their pianists) must be available to perform for the adjudication panel on March 3, 2018.
  • First Place Prize Winners in each age category will be invited to play at the Flute Society of Greater Philadelphia's Flute Fair  "Winners' Recital" also held on March 3, 2018.
  • Entrants are responsible for arranging and providing payment for their own pianists. 

REGISTRATION & DEADLINES

  • Before you can register, you must first create an account and become a FSGP member. 
  • Complete the online registration forms by the February 10, 2018 (midnight EST) deadline.

REPERTOIRE

  • Entrants are required to perform two contrasting pieces (one selection from the Baroque or Classical era AND one selection from the Romantic or Contemporary era). 
  • Pieces may be for solo flute or flute and piano. Pieces written with piano must be performed with a live pianist.
  • Multiple movements of a sonata, concerto, suite, etc. may be considered one piece as long as they do not exceed the time limit for the respective division entered (see below). 
  • Pieces should demonstrate the entrant's ability to play both technically and lyrically.
PERFORMANCE TIME LIMITS

The maximum time allowed for competition performance (including set-up and tuning) is as follows: 
  • Elementary Youth Artist: 8 Minutes
  • Junior High Youth Artist: 12 Minutes
  • Senior High Youth Artist: 16 Minutes
Should you have any questions or require further information, feel free to contact Ms. Broz, 2018 FSGP Youth Artist Competition Chair, via email or by phone: 951-240-0448.

This is an open competition (there is no residential requirement to enter).

FSGP Membership is required for all entrants. 

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