THE YOUNG ARTIST COMPETITION IS CURRENTLY CLOSED TO SUBMISSIONS. THIS IS FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY.

The Atlanta Flute Club announces its twenty-second annual Young Artist Competition. We are also pleased to share that this year, we are in partnership with the Flute Society of Greater Philadelphia so that competitors can take advantage of shared repertoire for the preliminary round across competitions.

 

The competition is open to full-time high school and college students who have not reached their thirtieth (30th) birthday. Applicants must be members of the Atlanta Flute Club and be current in their dues obligations. Applicants, your membership fee will be automatically added to your application fee at checkout. A preliminary recorded AUDIO ONLY ONE-TAKE (NO EDITING WHATSOEVER IS PERMITTED)audition is required. A committee will judge the preliminary audition, and three finalists will be chosen to compete at the AFC Flute Fair in 2022.


First place - $1200

Second place - $500

Third place - $250

The first place winner will be featured in recital at the 2023 Flute Fair. Please note that finalists will be required to register for the 2022 Flute Fair.

 

The deadline for preliminary recorded audition submission is January 19, 2022, and there is a $50 application fee due upon submission.

 

The three finalists will compete at the 2022 Flute Fair, each presenting a 25-30 minute program of their own choice. Finalists will be notified by February 1, 2022.

Preliminary Round Repertoire Requirements

1. J.S. Bach: Partita in A minor: Allemande (with first repeat)
 

2. Adolphus Hailstork: Yuhwa (The Goddess of the Willow Trees)

winner, NFA 2020 Newly Published Music Competition, solo flute
 

3. Entrant's Choice: may be selected from any musical era. Choice Piece must be an original work composed for solo flute or flute and piano (transcriptions are not acceptable), and may not exceed 12 minutes in length (entrants may select one or more movements from a multi-movement piece); If the Choice Piece is composed for flute and piano, it must be performed with the accompaniment.

YOUNG ARTIST COMPETITION WINNERS

2001 - 2021

JEFF MITCHELL

2001

ERICA BASS

2002

LINDA RAMSEY

2003

TAMMY EVANS YONCE

2004

JOHN SAMUEL ROPER

2005

NORMAN GONZALES

2006

KAELAH WILLIAMS

2007

TROY PAOLANTONIO

2008

LAUREN WATKINS

2009

HALLY DAVIDSON

2010

DAVID GRAHAM

2011

THOMAS WIBLE

2012

KRISTEN HOLRITZ

2013

ALLISON HAMILTON

2014

HANNAH HAMMEL

2015

JEIRAN HASAN

2016

JOYCE CHOI

2017

JIHYUK PARK

2018

JUSTINA CHU

2019

XUE CHEN

2020

MIN HA KIM

2021

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YOUNG ARTIST COMPETITION

through age 29 (by 3/22/2022)

for full time high school and college students

Congratulations to our 2022 Winners!

Ethan Nylander

1st, $1200

(shown in picture)

Arin Sarkissian

2nd, $500

Yinzi Zhou

3rd, $250