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The Young Artist Competition is open to flutists ages 18-30.  
  • 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, 2022.  
  • 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. 

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Preliminary Recorded Round

  • Required piece: Astor Piazzolla - Tango Etude No. 3 Molto marcato e energico

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

Final Round

  • 25-minute program of their own choosing. 

For the Preliminary Recorded Round and Final Round

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.  

Competition Dates:

Preliminary Recorded RoundMarch 27, 2022

Final Video Recorded Round

April 24, 2022
Winners' Recital (virtual) May 15, 2022

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: $1,500

2nd Place Prize: $750

3rd Place Prize: $500

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