Competitions

High School Artist Competition

Once you have been notified of your acceptance as a competition finalist, if you did not do so upon your initial registration, please fill out this form and attach requested photos.

Accepted Student Performer Form


Eligibility

All flutists who have not reached their 19th birthday by July 22, 2014 and are in high school or have just completed their senior year. Those selected from the recorded round to continue as finalists in the competition must registered full participants in the International Flute Symposium to compete in the live final round.

Competition Application Deadline:

June 25, 2014

Notification of recorded round results will be made via email by June 30, 2014.

Competition Entrance Fee:

$40

Recorded Round

Please submit a CD or digital recording of one to two solo or accompanied contrasting works of your choice. CDs must be marked with your name as well as the track numbers and titles of the works contained on the CD, or if applying online submit your recordings in .MP3 format via file upload on the High School Artist Competition form.

To register for the competition, please proceed to our Registration Form

Final Round

Contestants will select one or two works of their choice totaling less than 10 minutes. Unaccompanied works are encouraged. Etudes are permitted. The Final round will be held between July 18-19 at the International Flute Symposium at West Virginia University. Exact times and schedules TBA, when students arrive. Winners will be announced at that evening’s gala concert. Contestants will receive judges’ comments.

Awards

First Place: $50 award, a 50% 2015 International Flute Symposium auditor tuition discount, and a solo performance at IFS closing ceremony concert.
Second Place: 50% 2015 International Flute Symposium auditor tuition discount.
Third Place: 25% 2015 International Flute Symposium auditor tuition discount.

At the judges’ discretion, prizes may be shared.

Piano Accompaniment

Staff accompanist may be provided at an additional cost of $60. This price includes 30 minutes of rehearsal time and the competition performance. Competitors are welcome to bring their own pianists.

Emerging Artist Competition

Once you have been notified of your acceptance as a competition finalist, if you did not do so upon your initial registration, please fill out this form and attach requested photos.

Accepted Student Performer Form


Eligibility

All flutists who have not reached their 30th birthday by July 22, 2014. Those selected from the recorded round to continue as finalists in the competition must registered full participants in the International Flute Symposium to compete in the live final round.

Competition Application Deadline:

June 25, 2014

Notification of recorded round results will be made via email by June 30, 2014.

Competition Entrance Fee:

$40

Recorded Round

Please submit a CD or digital recording of one to two solo or accompanied contrasting works of your choice. CDs must be marked with your name as well as the track numbers and titles of the works contained on the CD, or if applying online submit your recordings in .MP3 format via file upload on the Emerging Artist Competition form.

To register for the competition, please proceed to our Registration Form

Final Round

Contestants will select one or two works of their choice totaling less than 10 minutes. Selections should be finalized by June 15, 2014. The Final round will be held between July 18-20 at the International Flute Symposium at West Virginia University. Winners will be announced at that evening’s gala concert. Contestants will receive judges’ comments.

Awards

At the judges’ discretion, prizes may be shared.

Piano Accompaniment

Staff accompanist may be provided at an additional cost of $60. This price includes 30 minutes of rehearsal time and the competition performance. Competitors are welcome to bring their own pianists.

Competition Application Deadline: June 15, 2014