The Chicago Flute Club is excited to announce the 2018 Student Competition. The competition will be held on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at Harper College, 1200 West Algonquin Road, Building P, Palatine, IL 60067. Online registration opens on August 1st. Application details, contest rules, and other information will be mailed to all members and is posted on our website.
Below are the required selections for each division of the competition:
ELEMENTARY DIVISION REPERTOIRE – Must be in Grades 6 and under
Valse Graccieuse (no repeats) by Wilhelm Popp, and Giga (no repeats) by George Frideric Handel, from Rubank Concert and Contest Collection for C Flute with Piano Accompaniment, edited by H. Voxman
JUNIOR DIVISION REPERTOIRE – Must be in Grades 9 and under
Morceaux de concours by Gabriel Faure, CD Sheet Music or available on IMSLP
Rejoice, Movt. No. 5, from Suite in A minor by G. P. Telemann, G. Schirmer or available on IMSLP
SENIOR DIVISION REPERTOIRE– Must be in Grades 12 and under
Allegro Molto from Three Preludes Op. 18 for unaccompanied flute, by Robert Muczynski, G. Schirmer
Andante Pastoral and Scherzettino by Paul Taffanel, G. Schirmer Flute Music by French Composers, edited by. L. Moyse
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.
The winners of each division will be announced at the competition, on our website, and on Facebook after all participants have performed. Each contestant will have the rewarding experience of competing at a high level with other top student flutists in the Chicago area and playing for judges who are well known professional flutists and university flute professors. All competitors receive the judges’ comment sheets. The winners in each division receive monetary prizes and certificates suitable for framing. First prize winners in each division will also receive the honor of performing at a Chicago Flute Club member’s showcase recital during our 2018-2019 season.
Elementary Division Awards: 1st Prize - $100
2nd Prize - $75, 3rd Prize - $50
Junior Division Awards: 1st Prize - $150
2nd Prize - $100, 3rd Prize - $75
Senior Division Awards: 1st Prize - $350
2nd Prize - $250, 3rd prize - $150