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Young Artist Competition


Elisabet Franch

Orquestra Simfònica del Vallès


Nathalie Theiller

Malmö Opera

Géraldine Clément

Royal Conservatory Brussels

Frederic Sánchez

Neues Orchester Basel




First Prize

  • 3000€ in cash prizes and awards
  • Recital at the 2024 Tampere Flute Fest
  • One-year Artist Contract with Artway Management Portugal

Second Prize

  • 1500€ in cash prizes and awards
  • Weekend pass to the 2024 Tampere Flute Fest

Third Prize

  • 700€ in cash prizes and awards
  • Weekend pass to the 2024 Tampere Flute Fest





All entrants must be 30 years or younger by the last day of the festival. Previous first-prize winners of this competition are ineligible to compete.


Registration Form

All entrants must submit their entry, upload videos/supplemental materials, and pay the 65€ competition fee by 11:59 p.m. Eastern European Summer Time, Monday, January 23, 2023.


Preliminary Video Round

The preliminary video round should be added as a YouTube link to the Registration Form. The program must be recorded in the order listed, and in one continuous, unedited recording. Videos not meeting this criteria will be disqualified. All pieces with accompaniment should be played with accompaniment.




Preliminary Video Round

J.S. Bach Cello Suite No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1008. All movements without repeats.

Choice between Demersseman 6ème solo de concert, Erwin Schulhoff Flute Sonata or Denisov Sonata.



Semifinal Live Round

Franz Schubert Arpeggione, Mvt. 1 without repeats

Choice between Liebermann Sonata or Jolivet Sonata Mvt. 1 and 2



Final Live Round

Heta Aho’s Syringa for flute and piano to be included in a 25-minute program of candidate’s choice.

Heta Aho’s Syringa for flute and piano will be available for purchase (15€) starting on November 1, 2022. The score can be ordered directly from the composer. ORDER HERE

Semifinal and Final



Live in Tampere

Both the semifinal and final rounds will be held in Tampere, Finland on April 14-16, 2023. A pianist will be provided by the festival, although contestants may bring a pianist at their own expense.


Semifinal Round

Semifinalists accepted will be notified no later than Friday, February 10, 2023 and should be prepared to provide a short biography and high quality photo.


Final Round

The final round should display the performer’s artistic and creative maturity, technical and tonal qualities. The program should reflect a wide variety of styles and/or periods. This may include single movements of works, sonatas, concerti, and solo works.

until January 23, 2023 deadline

For further information, contact: competitions@tampereflutefest.com