Young Artist Competition

2024 Competition

Mid-Atlantic Flute Convention
February 17-18, 2024

Young Artist Competition

The Young Artist Competition is for outstanding flutists under the age of 30, as of February 1, 2024, who have completed an undergraduate degree at a college, university, or conservatory. Three finalists will be selected for the final round held at the annual Mid-Atlantic Flute Convention. Cash prizes of $1,000, $750, and $500 may be awarded. Previous first prizewinners are not eligible to participate. There is no residency requirement. Applicant must be a current full or life member of the FSW at the date of application. Music written for flute and keyboard must be recorded with both instruments. Accompanist for the final round is the responsibility of the finalist.


  1. Online application and fee, $40
  2. Submit a preliminary round recording containing the following: Valerie Coleman, Danza de la Mariposa (Presser) and repertoire of the applicant’s choice, not to exceed 15 minutes.
  3. Final round repertoire – Coleman from the preliminary round and at least two selections of the applicant’s choice, which may be different from preliminary round selections. The repertoire should cover at least two periods of music. The final round performance will begin with the required music selection. Application requires final round repertoire, including titles, movements, composer's dates, and publishers. Finalists will be bound by their original selections. Total maximum time is 20 (twenty) minutes including the required selection and time between movements.


*Applicants are subject to all rules and regulations on this page as well as the 2024 General Competition Information, Rules and Regulations. 

Updated 4/30/2023

Young Artist Application Information

A full or life membership in the Flute Society is required to enter this competition.

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