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2024 Youth Artist Competitions

  • Saturday, April 27, 2024
  • In-Person at Spring Festival

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Register for the Youth Artist Competition

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Youth Artist Divisions

Competition Details:

Each of the three (3) Youth Artist Competitions will take place in-person at the 2024 Spring Festival. There is no recorded round for these competitions.

Time limits 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. 

Accompanied pieces must be performed with the accompaniment.

  • The Youth Artist Competitions are open to students through and including 12th grade. 
  • Entry Fee: $50 (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).
  • Previous 1st prize winners are not eligible to compete in the same division in following years. 
  • 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.

Click below to jump to specific competitions:

Youth Artist Senior

Youth Artist Junior

Youth Artist Elementary

COMPETITION Information

Level
Grade Level   Entry Fee  Competition Date  Registration Deadline
Youth Artist Senior  Through and including 12th Grade  $50  April 27th   April 1st, 11:59 pm
 Youth Artist Junior  Through and including 9th Grade  $50  April 27th  April 1st, 11:59 pm
 Youth Artist Elementary  Through and including 6th Grade  $50  April 27th  April 1st, 11:59 pm

CASH PRIZES


Level
Cash Prize (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
Youth Artist Senior  $300, $200, $150
 Youth Artist Junior  $200, $150, $100
 Youth Artist Elementary  $150, $100, $50


Youth Artist Senior

(through & including 12th grade)

12-minute program

  • Cecile Chaminade: Serenade aux etoiles, Op. 142 for flute and piano (any edition)
  • Contrasting movement(s)/work(s)


Time limits 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. 

Accompanied pieces must be performed with the accompaniment.

Level
Grade Level   Entry Fee  Competition Date  Cash Prize (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
 Youth Artist Senior  Through and including 12th Grade  $50

 April 27th

 $300, $200, $150



Youth Artist Junior

(through & including 9th grade)

10-minute program

  •  Lili Boulanger: Nocturne (any edition; can be found in Schott, Flute Music By Female Composers) 
  • Contrasting movement(s)/work(s)

Time limits 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. 

Accompanied pieces must be performed with the accompaniment.

Level
Grade Level   Entry Fee  Competition Date  Cash Prize (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
 Youth Artist Junior  Through and including 9th Grade  $50

 April 27th

 $200, $150, $100



Youth Artist Elementary

(through & including 6th grade)

8-minute program

  • Joachim Andersen: Scherzino, Op. 55, No. 6, ed. H. Voxman (Rubank)
  • Contrasting movement(s)/work(s)

Time limits 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. 

Accompanied pieces must be performed with the accompaniment.

Level
Grade Level   Entry Fee  Competition Date  Cash Prize (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
 Youth Artist Elementary  Through and including 6th Grade  $50

 April 27th

 $150, $100, $50


*We are not able to guarantee personal scheduling accommodations. No refunds available for competition registration fees.

Should you have any questions or require further information, feel free to contact SDFG Competition Coordinator at competitions@sandiegofluteguild.org.


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