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2022 Competitions

General Competition Information and Rules, applies to all competitions.

  • All applicants must be current FSW members at the time the entry is submitted.
  • If chosen, as a finalist or convention performer, applicants must be current FSW members at the time of the convention and register for the convention by January 20, 2022.  Join or renew FSW membership.
  • The Young Artist Competition is open to full and life members. The Collegiate Soloist, Honors and High School Choir competitions are open to student members.
  • All competitions EXCEPT the Young Artist Competition are limited to performers who live or attend school in the Mid-Atlantic States (Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, North Carolina, West Virginia, Washington, DC, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania).
  • All applicants must complete an online application which includes an audio file. The application including audio file must be submitted by October 15, 2021 at 5:00 pm EDT. No late entries accepted. Online applications accepted beginning August 15, 2021, 9:00 am EDT.
  • If entering more than one competition, a separate application and recording is required for each competition.
  • Audio recordings MUST be an mp3, mp4a, m4a or wav file format. No video recordings accepted.
  • The link to upload an audio file(s) is found on the registration confirmation email sent after the application has been submitted and fees paid. Multiple files can be uploaded.
  • Recordings should demonstrate the highest possible audio quality so the performance can be evaluated successfully. No speaking on the recording. Only a continuous performance of a movement or work is allowed. By uploading an audition file, the applicant agrees the recording is continuous and unaltered.
  • Results will be available online on the FSW website on or before December 20, 2021.
  • Flutists may enter more than one competition but can only perform in one event or competition.
  • A preliminary or final round performance in excess of the maximum performance time allotted WILL disqualify the applicant.
  • Incomplete applications will be subject to disqualification.
  • Application fees and membership dues are not refundable. Read and review all rules and requirements carefully.
  • The decision of the judges is final.