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2022 Collegiate Artist Competition

  • Sunday, March 27, 2022
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  • The SDFG Young Artist Competition is open to students enrolled in an undergraduate program (college, university, or conservatory) for the 2021-22 academic year.

    All entrants must be logged in as a member of the San Diego Flute Guild to register.

    “First Place” winners from previous years are not eligible.
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The San Diego Flute Guild invites you to compete in our Collegiate Artist Competition.


Preliminary Recorded Round Deadline
Sunday, March 27, 2022

Final Video Recorded Round Deadline

Sunday, April 24, 2022
Winners' Recital (virtual) Saturday, May 14, 2022

Round formats

Preliminary Round  2 Audio Recordings, without edits. Submit as mp3/m4a/wav/aiff

Final Video Round 

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

Cash Prizes

First Place Prize: $500
Second Place Prize: $200

Third Place Prize: $100

Entry Fees, Eligibility, Requirements, & Obligations

  • The SDFG Collegiate Competition is open to flutists enrolled in a undergraduate program at a college, university, or conservatory for the 2021-22 academic year. 

  • Entry Fee: $45 (does not include SDFG Membership Fee, and is non-refundable*).
  • *All entrants must be members of the San Diego Flute Guild (may join with entry).
  • Six entrants and two alternates will be chosen from the Preliminary Recorded Round to compete as finalists. Preliminary Recordings are due March 27, 2022 
  • Finalists will submit a video recording for the Final Video Recorded Round. Video recordings are due April 24, 2002.  
  • 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 the virtual Spring Festival. 
  • A Winners' Recital featuring the finalists of the Collegiate Artist Competition will be held at a later date. 

Registration & Deadlines

Before you can register, you must first create an account and become a SDFG member. 

  • Complete the online membership and registration forms, and email your recordings and headshot by the March 27, 2022 (11:59 PM PDT) deadline to sdfgcompetitions@gmail.com
  • Six Finalists and two Alternates will be chosen, and all competitors will be notified by April 15, 2022 with results.
  • Finalists are required to submit a completed Confirmation of Intent and Agreement to Terms and Conditions by April 24, 2022 (11:59 PM PDT) via email, along with their video recording link. 

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 piece:

  • Contrasting work(s) or movement(s) not to exceed 10 minutes

Final Round Repertoire & Program

Finalists are to submit a video recording.

  • 15-minute program of your own choosing.

The time limits for both rounds exclude any time between pieces or movements.The program should include pieces in a variety of diverse styles and periods. This may include single movements of works, sonatas, and unaccompanied pieces. It is not necessary to perform all movements of a single work. An Individual movement of a work needs to be performed in its entirety, but cuts may be made in the accompaniment and repeats may be deleted. The Final Round repertoire can include preliminary round repertoire, or can be an entirely new program. Accompanied pieces may or may not be recorded with the piano.


Audio recordings should be submitted via email to SDFG Competition Coordinator, (sdfgcompetitions@gmail.com), no later than March 27th, 2022 (11:59 PM PDT).

  • Recordings must be in mp3/m4a/wav/aiff audio format (no videos will be accepted as this is an anonymous round). 
  • For identification purposes, name your files as your first initial and last name (i.e. S.Smith.mp3)
  • Please do not talk or identify yourself in any way on your submitted recording.
  • The two movements may be submitted as one audio file or two separate files. 
  • Recordings must be complete and unedited (recording breaks between movements are acceptable).

Note: All recorded files will be coded and numbered for anonymity before being submitted to the Preliminary Recorded Round adjudication panel.


Video recordings should be submitted via email to SDFG Competition Coordinator, (sdfgcompetitions@gmail.com), no later than April 24th, 2022 (11:59 PM PST).

  • Finalists must submit an unlisted YouTube recording link. 
  • Video recordings must be complete, unedited, and from a single camera. 
  • Please do not talk or identify yourself in any way on your submitted recording.
  • These videos should not be shared on social media. 
  • If selected as prize winner, a portion of your video will be used for the virtual Winners' Recital. 
Should you have any questions or require further information, feel free to contact SDFG Competition Coordinator, at sdfgcompetitions@gmail.com.

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