The San Diego Flute Guild invites you to compete in our highly esteemed Young Artist Competition.
First Place Prize: $1000
Second Place Prize: $500
Third Place Prize: $250
ENTRY FEES, ELIGIBILITY, REQUIREMENTS, & OBLIGATIONS
- Entry Fee: $50 (does not include SDFG Membership Fee, and is non-refundable*).
- The SDFG Young Artist Competition is open to flutists age 18-30 (as of April 30th, 2017).
- *All entrants must be members of the San Diego Flute Guild (may join with entry).
- First Place Prize Winners from previous years are not eligible.
- Finalists (and their pianists) must be available to perform for the adjudication panel on April 29th, 2017.
- First, Second, and Third Place Prize Winners (and their pianists) must also be available to perform on April 30th, 2017 at the San Diego Flute Guild Spring Festival “Winners’ Recital.
- Finalists are responsible for arranging and providing payment for their own pianists. Upon entry, the SDFG will provide a list of local pianists. It is each finalist’s responsibility to contact, determine availability for rehearsals and performances, and approve (for your own use) any pianists on the provided list. Finalists are also responsible for setting up any and all rehearsals with their collaborative pianists.
REGISTRATION & DEADLINES
Before you can register, you must first create an account and become a SDFG member. When you fill out your membership profile, be sure to complete the "biography" field and upload your photo (this will be used in the program if you are selected as a finalist).
- Complete the online registration forms by February 26th, 2017 (midnight PST) deadline.
- Finalists (up to six) and Alternates (up to two) will be notified by March 13th, 2017.
- Finalists are required to submit a completed Confirmation of Intent and Agreement to Terms and Conditions by March 19th, 2017 (midnight PDT) via email to Cindy Anne Broz .
- Finalists are required to submit the name and contact email of their collaborative pianists by April 8th, 2017 (midnight PDT).
- The Final Round will be held on April 29th, 2017.
- The Young Artist Competition Winners’ Recital will be held on April 30th, 2017 during the Spring Festival.
Failure to meet any of the above deadlines may result in forfeiture of your Finalist position.
Preliminary RECORDED Round Repertoire
Entrants are to submit an audio recording of the following compulsory pieces:
- C.P.E. Bach - Sonata in A Minor for Flute Solo: I. Poco adagio; II. Allegro (Edition: Universal) (Mvt. I - you may include a cadenza; Mvt. II - take BOTH repeats, and ornament per standard practice and period style)
- P. O. Ferroud - Trois pièces pour flûte: III. Toan-Yan “La fête du Double-Cinq” (Edition: Jalabert)
Recordings must be in MP3 or MP4 format and submitted via email to Cindy Anne Broz, SDFG Young Artist Competition Coordinator, no later than February 26th, 2017 (midnight PST).
For identification purposes, name your files per the following instructions:
Note: All recorded files will be coded and numbered for anonymity before being submitted to the Preliminary Recorded Round adjudication panel.
- Entrant's first initial and last name followed by the composer’s name (i.e. CBroz.Ferroud)
- The two movements from the C.P.E. Bach Sonata must be submitted as one audio file.
- C.P.E. Bach Sonata: Mvt. I - you may include a cadenza; Mvt. II - take BOTH repeats, and ornament per standard practice and period style.
- Please do not talk or identify yourself in any way on your submitted recordings.
- Recordings must be complete and unedited (recording breaks between the two movements in the C.P.E. Sonata are acceptable).
Final Round Repertoire & Program
Six Finalists will perform compulsory pieces from the recorded preliminary round:
- C.P.E. Bach - Sonata in A Minor for Flute Solo: Mvt. I. Poco adagio (you may include a cadenza). (Note: Mvt. II. Allegro will not be performed in the Final Round).
- P. O. Ferroud - Trois pièces pour flûte: III. Toan-Yan “La fête du Double-Cinq”
Finalist's choice of one of the following pieces (three most recent sonatas to win the “NFA Newly Published Music Competition”):
- Samuel Adler - Sonata for Flute and Piano (full sonata)
- Daniel Dorff - Sonata (Three Lakes) for Flute and Piano (full sonata)
- Eric Ewazen - Sonata No. 2 for Flute and Piano (full sonata)
Should you have any questions or require further information, feel free to contact Ms. Broz via email
or by phone: 951-240-0448.