2016 Student Competition

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2016 Student Competition


The  Chicago  Flute  Club  2016  Annual  Student  Competition  Application   Note:  If  any element of this application is incomplete, the application will not be processed. The  membership year begins September 1, 2016. New membership fee must be paid for  2016-­17 year. Studentand teacher membership eachmust be current for application to be  processed. Please make sure the information you provide is accurate!                           

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The  Chicago Flute Club Annual Student Competition  

Sunday, November 6, 2016, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  

Anderson Chapel at North Park University, 3225 W. Foster Ave., Chicago, IL 60625  


  1. Open to any student member who is a student of a Chicago Flute Club member.  For the 2016-­17 school year SeniorDivision students must be in grades 12 and under, Junior Division students must be in grades 9 and under, and Elementary Division students musbin grades 6 and under.  

  2. Previous first prizewinners are not eligible to competein the same division again.  

Contest Rules  

  1. Application must bepostmarked by October 1, 2016. Applicants may apply by filling out and  mailing the form in this brochure or from the brochure found on the website. There will be a $15  late  fee for entries if they are accepted

  2. Both student and teachemust be current CFC members. Membership dues ($25 for a student) must be included along with the application and application fee of $25. Membership dues are non-­refundable. Dues include the CFC newsletter,Pipeline, and free or discounted admission to all programs for member and one guest.

  3. Each student must submit a name of a parent or teacher/guardian who can volunteer for a 30-­60 minute time slot on the day of the competition.  

  4. Performance time requests should be made in writing with submission of the application, but there is no guarantee a specific time can be accommodated.  

  5. The competition may be limited to the first 40 applicants in each division. A confirmation letter or email with assigned times for each performer and volunteer will be sent approximately 2 weeks before the competition. It is the student’s or parent/guardian’s responsibility to verify information sent to them by the CFC contest coordinator.  

  6. Contestants who decide not to compete should notify James Brinkmann by October 1, 2016 to allow for necessary schedule changes. The application fee will be refunded only if the cancellation is received on or before October  1.  

Repertoire  Rules  

  1. There is no memorization requirement in any division.  

  2.  It is recommended to use the editions  specified. If a student chooses to use a different edition  or make other changes in the part (such as to articulation or dynamics) the student must supply  2 copies of his/her edition for the judges when competing.  

  3.  Contestants must provide their own accompanist. A list of recommended accompanists may be  found on the Chicago Flute Club website or you may use an accompanist not on the list.