The Middle School Young Artist Competition is open to all aspiring flutists in grades 6-8. The High School Young Artist Competition is open to all aspiring flutists in grades 9-12. Pre-registration is recommended for these competitions. There will be two parts to these competitions.
Part One: Competition:
On the day of the festival, applicants will perform LIVE for a panel of judges, and may play repertoire of his or her choice. The selection must be no longer than 10 minutes. Piano accompaniment is not provided but is strongly encouraged when appropriate. One winner and one runner-up will be selected from each competition, and each will receive a cash prize: First prize: $100 Second prize: $50
Part Two: Master Class:
All winners of the competition will have the opportunity to perform in the Competition Winner’s Masterclass with our guest clinicians, Rachel Ciraldo (HS) and Shanna Drescher (MS). If the winner does not choose to play in the masterclass, the opportunity will be offered to the runner-up. The winners of the competition will be announced at the start of the Guest Artist Masterclass.