SAN DIEGO'S PREMIER FLUTE ORGANIZATION
Below is information on all of the SDFG Spring Festival Competitions. There are 17 competition divisions each year, including a highly competitive Young Artist Competition, 3 Youth Artist Divisions, 3 Specialty divisions, and 8 Festival Divisions.
Please note: the publishers and links provided are for reference only, and not required. Teachers may use their preferred edition, and judges will not consider the choice of edition in their deliberations.
Our 2019 Spring Festival will be held on April 14, 2019 at Palomar College in San Marcos, CA.
1st Place Prize: $1000
2nd Place Prize: $500
3rd Place Prize: $250
Final Round Repertoire / Program
If selected to perform in the live final round, contestants will play both recorded round selections as listed above, plus the choice of *one* of the following pieces (in its entirety) to perform live with a pianist:
Youth Artist Elementary
(through & including 6th grade)
1st Place Prize: $75
2nd Place Prize: $50
3rd Place Prize: $25
The total performance time (including tuning and set-up) is not to exceed 13 minutes. Please do not take any repeats.
If you are interested in sponsoring the Youth Artist Elementary Division, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Youth Artist Junior
(through & including 9th grade)
1st Place Prize: $100
2nd Place Prize: $75
3rd Place Prize: $50
The total performance time (including tuning and set-up) is not to exceed 18 minutes. Please do not take any repeats.
If you are interested in sponsoring the Youth Artist Junior Division, please email email@example.com.
Youth Artist Senior
(through & including 12th grade)
1st Place Prize: $150
2nd Place Prize: $100
3rd Place Prize: $75
3. Plus entrant’s Choice of ONE of the following:
Total Time (including tuning and set-up) is not to exceed 18 minutes. Please do not take any repeats.
If you are interested in sponsoring the Youth Artist Senior Division, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
1. Select *one* of the following (must be performed without accompaniment):
W.A. Mozart - Concerto No. 1 in G Major, I. Allegro maestoso (exposition only, (bars 31-91) (G. Henle Verlag)
Flute World | Carolyn Nussbaum
J.S. Bach – St. Matthew Passion BWV 244 - No. 58:
“Aus Liebe will mein Heiland sterben” (bars 1-19)
P. Hindemith – Symphonic Metamorphosis
Excerpt 2: Mvt. III (8 before [C] to 13 after [C])
G. Bizet – Carmen
Entr’acte (Prelude to Act III) (bars 1-23)
M. Ravel – Daphnis et Chloé
(3 before  to )
Entrants must begin with the concerto exposition and then play the excerpts in the order listed.
Entrants may choose to play with a piano accompanist or with recorded backing tracks. Please bring an appropriate electronic device (iPod, iPad, boom box with speakers) to play your backing tracks.
Students in the Jazz division will be evaluated on the following: