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Baroque Flute Masterclass Competition

The triennial Baroque Flute Masterclass Competition will select three baroque flutists to perform for master teacher, Sandra Miller, at the 2020 NFA Convention. This competition is open to all flutists.

All repertoire must be performed on Baroque flute/traverso (with harpsichord when basso continuo is specified). All pieces should be played with repeats as written, with ornamentation at the performer’s discretion.

Competition Requirements*

  • All flutists must be current NFA members at the time the entry is submitted. If chosen to perform or present at the convention, flutists must also be current members at the time of the convention and register for the convention by July 1, 2020. To join or renew, go to nfaonline.org/signup.
  • Completed entry
  • Uploaded files
  • $55 entry fee (paid during submission process)

All entrants must submit their entry, upload recordings/supplemental materials, and pay competition and membership fees by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Tuesday, February 18, 2020.

Recorded Round Repertoire

Each piece should be uploaded as a separate file in the following order. All uploaded files must be audio recordings. No videos are allowed.

  • Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, Suite in B Minor op 35/5 (1731) for solo flute, Prélude, Bourrée en rondeau, & Fantaisie (any edition)
  • Georg Philipp Telemann, Fantasie for flute traverso no. 12 in g minor TWV40:13 (ca.1733), Grave-Allegro-Grave-Allegro-Dolce-Allegro-Presto (any edition)

Accompanied repertoire must be recorded with piano accompaniment.

 

* Competitions are subject to all rules and regulations on this page as well as the 2020 General Competition Information and Rules and Regulations. Incomplete entries will be subject to disqualification.

COORDINATOR

Leighann Daihl Ragusa
leighanndaihl@gmail.com