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The Orchestral Competition is open to flutists ages 18-30 years of age. Three contestants will be chosen to perform in the videotaped final round and will also be invited to participate in Sarah Ouakrat’s masterclass at the 2021 Festival. Winners will receive a one-year career and development study plan with Dr. Heidi Kay Begay from Flute360 Podcast.


Preliminary Recorded Round

Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No.2 (176–2 after 179)
Stravinsky: Firebird Suite (1919), Variation de L’oiseau de feu
Bizet: Carmen Suite No. 1, Intermezzo from Act 3 (beginning to measure 43)
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 15, Mvt. 1 (beginning-2 after 4)

Recorded Final Round

Finalists will be notified of the final round repertoire by Monday, March 8, 2021. Three winners will be selected to perform in a masterclass for Sarah Ouakrat at the 2021 TFF.


Sarah Ouakrat

Principal Flute, Dutch National Ballet Orchestra

Heili Rosin

International Soloist

Rules and Regulations

Recordings must be unedited and uploaded as a YouTube video link to the REGISTRATION FORM by Monday, February 15, 2021. Each selection should be recorded individually in one performance and in the exact repertoire order listed. Accompaniment is not required.

Each participant is responsible for covering their expenses.

Orchestral Competition Coordinator