The Piccolo Competition is open to candidates 18-30 years of age.
Born in the years 1991-2003.
All entrants must be 30 years or younger by the last day of the festival.
Preliminary Round Video
Mike Mower: Sonata for piccolo and piano, 1st and 2nd Mvt
Final Round Video
Antonio Vivaldi’s Concerto for flautino in a minor, RV 445, to be included in a 20-minute program of candidate’s choice.
International Soloist (Head of the Jury) (EST)
Vienna Philharmonic (AUT)
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra (FIN)
Cleveland Orchestra (USA)
until preliminary deadline
Finalists accepted will be notified no later than two weeks after the deadline. Final videos are due on Thursday, March 31, 2022.
Final videos should display the performer’s artistic maturity, technical and tonal qualities. The program should include the required final round work and reflect a wide variety of styles and/or periods. This may include single movements of works, sonatas, concerti, and unaccompanied pieces. It is not necessary to perform all movements of a single work but any individual movement of a work must be performed in its entirety.
Previous first-prize winners of this competition are ineligible to compete.
Competitions Coordinator – Outi van Treeck