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New this year! The Collegiate Artist Competition is open to flutists enrolled in an undergraduate program at a college, university, or conservatory for the 2020-2021 academic year. 
  • Six entrants and two alternates will be chosen from the Preliminary Recorded Round to compete as finalists. Preliminary Recordings are due Thursday, April 15th, 2021
  • Finalists will submit a video recording for the Final Video Recorded Round. Video recordings are due Tuesday, May 11th, 2021. The final round will not be screened. 
  • In the Final Video Recorded Round, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes and Honorable Mention(s) will be awarded per the judges’ discretion. There are no ties. Judges' decisions are final.
  • A recital featuring the final round video performances by the First, Second, and Third Place Winners of the Collegiate Artist Competition will be held at a future date. 

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Please note: the publishers provided are for reference only, and not required. Competitors may use their preferred edition, and judges will not consider the choice of edition in their deliberations.

Preliminary Recorded Round

J.S. Bach - Partita for solo Flute, III. Sarabande & IV. Bourreé Angloise, with repeats (Bärenreiter)

Final Round Repertoire / Program 

J.S. Bach - Partita for solo Flute, III. Sarabande & IV. Bourreé Angloise, all repeats (Bärenreiter)

Plus the choice of *one* of the following pieces:

V. Coleman - Danza de la Mariposa for solo Flute (Presser)


S. Karg-Elert - Sonata Appassionata (Zimmermann)


L. Liebermann - Eight Pieces, Op. 59: Ophelia, Etude, Forgotten Waltz, Etude, Hongroise, Cypher, Fanfares, March (Presser)

All movements must be performed on C flute and in the order listed.


A. Piazzolla - Tango Étude No. 2 pour flûte solo, with repeat (Lemoine)

Competition Dates:

Preliminary Recorded Round
Thursday, April 15th, 2021

Final Video Recorded Round

Tuesday, May 11th, 2021
Winners' Recital
To Be Announced

round formats:

Preliminary Round

1 Audio Recording, without edits. Submit as mp3/m4a/wav/aiff

Final Round
Video recording, without edits, single camera. Unlisted YouTube video. 
Winners' Recital
Live playback of submitted final round video. 

Cash Prizes:

1st Place Prize: $500

2nd Place Prize: $200

3rd Place Prize: $100

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