emma gerstein masterclass

Orchestral Excerpts

DEADLINE April 5, 2019

To apply as a masterclass performer, please submit an ONLINE APPLICATION and EMAIL your recording as specified below:

1. Recording Guidelines: 

a. Please submit a recording of three orchestral excerpts of your choice. You may record by your most convenient device. No professional recording equipment is necessary. Please list the repertoire performed.  Email your recording to  

b. The decision of the judges is final.  Recordings become the property of the Chicago Flute Club.

 2. Fees and Membership: 

a.   Masterclass participation is open to any CFC member who has not performed in a CFC masterclass in the previous membership year (September 2017 through August 2019).  

b.   MEMBERSHIP must be completed (or current) and paid for before the system will allow you to submit the MASTERCLASS APPLICATION

Application Fee:  $25.00 (non-refundable)

 Membership Fee: $30.00 - students; $45.00 - regular members (non-refundable).

3. Biographical information:   

In your online application you will be asked to submit a resume listing your musical experience, teachers, and years studying privately. You will also need to submit a bio of no more than 400 characters to be used in the program if selected.  

Please note: NOT 400 words, but 400 letters and punctuation marks

4. Repertoire: 

In addition to the pieces submitted on your recording, please list two other works in your online application which you could perform for the masterclass.  Please note that you may be asked to perform repertoire from either your recording or repertoire list. The decision of the judges is final. 

Contact Hideko Amano for any questions:

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