International Competition for Young Flautists 2020 of the German Flute Society

27. – 29. March 2020 in the Music Academy Rheinsberg / Germany

The aim of this competition is to give young flautists the opportunity to present pieces they have been working on and the chance of competing with other young musicians. The competition is for the category of solo flute with and without accompaniment.

Participation is open to children, adolescents and young adults who have not yet begun with any professional training for a career in music. There are three age groups:

  • (I): 12-14 Years 
  • (II): 15-17 Years
  • (III): 18-21 Years

The competition comprises two rounds. The duration of each round is, per age group:

  • Age group I: 10 min 
  • Age group II: 10-15 min 
  • Age group III: 15-20 min

The programme must include at least two works from different eras. Arrangements are permissible. In the first round, the entire programme is to be played. In the second round, the jury will select one piece from the programme.

It is possible to book a piano accompanist with a rehearsal of half an hour. The fee will be 30,- €. The rehearsals will begin at Friday 27 March, 2020, 2pm.

Accompanying program

In parallel with the competition itself, participants can also take part in programmes and workshops on the following topics:

  • Improvisation
  • Tips on how to practice well
  • Performance coaching
  • Ensemble

Flute Orchestra

All participants will have the opportunity of playing in a Flute Orchestra on Saturday evening and in the Final Concert on Sunday.

Jury

Lars Asbjørnsen, Norway | Britta Bauer, Austria | Leyla Bayramoğullari, Turkey | Qiling Chen, China | Ewa Murawska, Poland | Carina Vogel, Germany | Ruth Wentorf, Germany | Ewelina Zawiślak, Poland

On request, the jury will also be available for a detailed advisory discussion with the participants. (Jury: NN)

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