AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE APPLICATION & PAYMENT
Applications and online payment must be received before 11:59PM on April 8, 2023.
AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN FLUTE PERFORMANCE
Sponsored by the Tack Flute Foundation
Auditions for the award will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2023
from 8:30 to 11:30 A.M.
Friends University, Alumni Auditorium in the Davis Building
Recital and presentation of awards will be held at 11:30 A.M. in Alumni Auditorium (Time subject to change based on number of entrants.)
1. AWARD: The winner of the AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE will receive a certificate and a cash prize of $200.00. Second Place will receive a certificate and a cash prize of $100.00. Third Place will receive a certificate and a cash prize of $50.00. Certificates of honorable mention will be awarded at the judges’ discretion.
2. ELIGIBILITY: Anyone presently in the 9th – 12th grade, who resides in Sedgwick County Kansas or one of the contiguous counties (Reno, Butler, Sumner, Harvey, Kingman, or Cowley), is eligible to audition.
3. APPLICATION FEE: A fee of $15.00 must be submitted online to complete your application. This fee will not be refunded if the contestant fails to audition.
4. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications and online payment must be received before 11:59PM on April 8, 2023. We will notify you of your performance time through your email address provided below approximately one week prior to the competition. Should the number of applicants exceed the amount of audition times, complete applications with the earliest submission date/time will have priority. Applications MUST include their accompanist’s name in order to be entered in the competition.
5. AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:
a. Length - approximately 10 minutes
b. Repertoire chosen by flutist – One work from the standard flute repertoire for flute and piano (no unaccompanied works). Multiple movement work need not include all movements. This piece must be performed with piano accompaniment.
c. Required Repertoire: Etude in E Major “Russian Dance” by Kohler. This etude can be found in the “Selected Studies” book published by Voxman – page 33 (available for purchase at Senseney Music.) Play from the beginning and end at the eighth note rest fermata, first measure, next to last stave). (Photocopies will NOT be allowed.)
d. Memorization is encouraged but not required.
e. Contestants must arrange for their own accompanist.
f. One copy of the solo chosen by the flutist must be provided for the judges. No unauthorized copies of copyrighted material will be accepted. All music used by flutists, pianists, and judges music must be original, and cannot be copied.
QUESTIONS: If you have any questions, please call: Amy Hoffman, (316)-721-3738 or email at email@example.com.
The Tack Flute Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Each year the Committee organizes the Tack FluteFest in the fall, which features masterclasses, flute choirs, a flute recital, and exhibits by local music stores.
In the spring we sponsor annual flute competitions for local middle and high school flutists. In memory of George B. Tack, the Committee also annually loans professional-quality Haynes flutes to deserving young flutists who need a better flute and cannot afford one.
If you are interested in supporting local flutists by donating to our organization please contact us today. Online donations can be completed here.
The Tack Flute Foundation is led by board members who volunteer their time to this organization. All donations cover the costs of events, awards, and flute repair, which directly benefit Kansas flutists.