2023 Competitions

2023 Competition Categories

  • Junior Soloist (Grade 8 and younger) 

  • High School Soloist (Grade 12 and younger) 

  • Collegiate (undergraduate students only) 

  • Young Artist (performer must be younger than 31 years of age by February 26, 2023) 

  • Kentucky Tribute (no age limit) (ONLY open to Kentucky residents, or students currently studying at a Kentucky school)

How to Enter

  1. Submit the Competition Application Form by 11:59 PM EST on January 13, 2023

  2. Submit the Entry Fee by 11:59 PM EST on January 13, 2023

General Information

  • Please submit your competition entry as an UNLISTED YouTube link in your Application Form.

  • Young Artists and Collegiate competitions are one round only (online). Winners are welcome to perform at the 2023 Festival on the Showcase Recital.

If you have any questions, please contact Julie Baker, jnbaker3@moreheadstate.edu

REPERTOIRE & DETAILS 

JUNIOR SOLOIST COMPETITION
Age Limit: Grade 8 and younger
Entry Fee: $25
Deadline to Submit Application and Entry Fee: Jan. 13th 2023 (11:59 PM EST) 
Deadline to Submit Video Recording: Jan. 13th 2023 (11:59 PM EST)

Repertoire:

Recorded Round: Select your own repertoire (age and ability appropriate), with these guidelines:

  • Must record ONE solo work for unaccompanied flute of a minimum of 3 minutes in length, not exceeding 7 minutes. This work may be multiple movements of a larger piece, but playing time should still be a minimum of 3 minutes, not exceeding 7 minutes.


​Final Round (Live): 

  • Spirit of the Stallion, Mvt. I Warm Spring Serenade, by Phyllis Louke

You may purchase the sheet music HERE

HIGH SCHOOL SOLOIST COMPETITION
Age Limit: Grade 12 and younger
Entry Fee: $25
Deadline to Submit Application and Entry Fee: Jan. 13th 2023 (11:59 PM EST)
Deadline to Submit Video Recording: Jan. 13th 2023 (11:59 PM EST)

Repertoire:
Recorded Round: Select your own repertoire (age and ability appropriate), with these guidelines:

  • Must record ONE solo work for unaccompanied flute not to exceed 8 minutes. This work may be multiple movements of a larger piece, but playing time should still not exceed 8 minutes.


Final Round:

  • Claire de Lune, arr. by Melissa Keeling

    • Note: You may perform this piece for solo flute. You are NOT required to perform the piece with effects pedals! 

You may purchase the sheet music HERE

COLLEGIATE SOLOIST COMPETITION (Online Only)
Age Limit: Undergraduate students only
Entry Fee: $30
Deadline to Submit Application and Entry Fee: Jan. 13th 2023 (11:59 PM EST) 
Deadline to Submit Video Recording: Jan. 13th 2023 (11:59 PM EST)

Repertoire:

  • Image for solo flute, by Eugène Bozza

 

YOUNG ARTIST COMPETITION (Online Only)
Age Limit: younger than 31 years of age by February 26th, 2023
Entry Fee: $40
Deadline to Submit Application and Entry Fee: Jan. 13th 2023 (11:59 PM EST)

Deadline to Submit Video Recording: Jan. 13th 2023 (11:59 PM EST)

Repertoire:

  • Bach: Partita in A Minor, movements I and II​

    • Please include all repeats, in both movements

    • No editing between movements

    • In your Application Form, please list which edition of the piece you used

KENTUCKY TRIBUTE COMPETITION
Age Limit: no age limit​

ONLY open to Kentucky residents or students currently studying at a Kentucky school
Entry Fee: $30
Deadline to Submit Application and Entry Fee: Jan. 13th 2023 (11:59 PM EST)
Deadline to Submit Video Recording: Jan. 13th 2023 (11:59 PM EST)

Repertoire:
Recorded round:

  • Legends by Valerie Coleman

    • All movements; no editing between movements

You may purchase the sheet music HERE

 

Final Round:

  • Danse de la Mariposa by Valerie Coleman

2023 FSK Festival Competition Application Form
Competition entering:

Thanks for submitting!

You should receive an email confirmation.

 

If you have questions, please contact Julie Baker at: jnbaker3@moreheadstate.edu

Good luck!

 

2023 Competition Rules

 

  1. All application fees are non-refundable. The Competition entry fee does not include festival registration.

  2. Competition winners may NOT re-apply to competitions they have won ONE year prior, but may compete in a different age group or category.

  3. You must upload your VIDEO recording as an Unlisted YouTube video. Please add your link to the Competition Application Form.

  4. All applications and entry fees are complete and paid in full by Friday, January 13, 2023 at 11:59pm EST. 

  5. All decisions reached by judges are final.