2017 Donald Peck International Flute Competition - Click here to purchase

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2017 Donald Peck International Flute Competition - Click here to purchase

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The Chicago Flute Club's Donald Peck International Flute Competition is open to all flutists age 18 or older from any geographical region. High school students are not eligible.

All application materials must be postmarked by Oct. 1, 2017.

"All preliminary recordings must be submitted in hard copy via CD"

Finals Held November 4, 2017 at the CFC Flute Festival

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ELIGIBLE SOLOISTS AND COMPETITION RULES:

The Chicago Flute Club’s Donald Peck International Flute Competition is open to all flutists age 18 years or older from any geographical region.

  •   The application fee is $45 and is non-­‐refundable.

  •   All application materials must be postmarked by Oct. 1, 2015.

  •   High school students are ineligible.

  •   Current students of the final round judges (TBA) are ineligible.

  •   Previous first prizewinners are ineligible.

  •   The winner of the competition will be awarded $1,000.00, the second place winner will be awarded $500.00, the third

    place winner will be awarded $250.00, and the fourth place winner will be awarded $100.00.

  •   The preliminary round will be recorded and no recordings will be returned.

  •   Four soloists will be selected for the final round and will perform in-­‐person with an accompanist.

  •   Applicants will be notified of their status by Nov. 20, 2015.

  •   Finalists are responsible for their own travel arrangements and expenses.

  •   The final performance round is open to the public.

  •   Final round contestants must provide their own accompanist. The Chicago Flute Club can provide you with contact

    information for a local accompanist if necessary.

  •   All judges’ decisions are final.

    REPERTOIRE:

    Preliminary Round:

  1. Edgard Varese: Density 21.5 for solo flute

  2. CPE Bach: Sonata in a minor for solo flute, II. Allegro

Applicants must submit an unedited recording of the preliminary round selections on CD in the given order. No identifying information should appear on the CD face or packaging. Recordings will be coded and reviewed by a judging committee.

Final Round:

Finalists will play for a maximum total time of 20 minutes each (including time between movements and works). Each finalist must include one of the following pieces in their program:

  1.   Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, arr. For flute and piano by Donald Peck (Progress Press)

  2.   Franck: Sonata in A Major, arr. By Donald Peck (Progress Press) , play any movement or combination of movements

  3.   Mozart: Andante in C, K. 315, edited by Donald Peck-­‐play cadenza provided (Southern Music Co.)

All finalists are required to perform one complete work or movement of a larger work, at least four minutes in length, accompanied or unaccompanied, from memory. Please indicate this selection with “memorized” on the final round repertoire submission.
For more information contact: James Donahue, Competition Chair, 847-­‐436-­‐0275 or visit www.chicagofluteclub.org