Hong Kong International Flute Association

HKIFA International Flute Competition 2019

HKIFA presents Hong Kong International Flute Festival 2019 is going to hold the 1st HKIFA International Flute Competition! We proudly presents our head of judge panel Professor Federica Lotti (HKIFA Overseas Consultant and Flute Professor at the Venice Conservatory of Music) together with our judges: Maestro Maurizio Simeoli (former Principal Flute at the La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra), Megan Sterling (Principal Flute of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra), Elzbieta Wolenska (Polish Flutist and Flute Professor at the Zhaoqing University), Dr. Kristyn Son (Korean American Flutist and Flute Professor at the Kansas State University) and Italian Flutist Caterina Stocchi!

The competition is divided into 7 solo and 2 duet categories:

Categories App. Fee Pieces
Flautisti Piccoli (below 7) HKD$400 **Giuseppe Verdi: La donna è mobile from ABRSM Flute Selected Exam Pieces 2018-2021 Grade 1 (With repeat)
Flautisti Giovani (Primary Junior Level) (7-12 yrs) HKD$600 **Jacques Offenbach: Can-Can from ABRSM Flute Selected Exam Pieces 2018-2021 Grade 2 (With repeat)
Flautisti Avanzati (Primary Advanced Level) (7-12 yrs) HKD$600 **Giuseppe Verdi: Violetta from ABRSM Flute Selected Exam Pieces 2018-2021 Grade 5
Duettini I (12 years old or below) HKD$700 Any Piece for Flute Duets within 6 mins
Flautisti Esperti (Secondary Junior Level) (13-18 yrs) HKD$800 **J.S. Bach: Siciliana from ABRSM Flute Selected Exam Pieces 2018-2021 Grade 4
Flautisti Superiori (Secondary Advanced Level) (13-18 yrs) HKD$800 **Christoph Willibald Gluck: Che farò senza Euridice? from ABRSM Flute Selected Exam Pieces 2018-2021 Grade 7
Duettini II (13 or above) HKD$900 Any Piece for Flute Duets within 8 mins
HKIFA Young Artist Competition (24 or below)* HKD$500 (Video Recording Screening) + HKD$1200* Video Recording Screening
Telemann Fantasie no.2, TWV 40:3 (No repeat)
First Round
Telemann Fantasie no.2, TWV 40:3 (No repeat)
AND One of the following Etudes:
- Andersen: Studies no. 3, Op. 15
- Karg-Elert: 30 Studies no. 13, Op. 107
Final
**Casella: Barcarola et Scherzo
Hong Kong International Flutist Award (35 or below)* HKD$500 (Video Recording Screening) + HKD$1200* Recording Screening Round
J.S. Bach: Partita in a minor, BWV 1013 (No repeat)
First Round
J.S. Bach: Partita in a minor, BWV 1013 (No repeat)
AND One of the following Etudes:
- Andersen: Studies no. 24, Op. 15
- Casterede: Study no. 12, from 12 Studies for flute
Final
- **Vivaldi: Flute Concerto in D Major “Il Gardellino”, RV 428 (2nd with repeat)
- Berio: Sequenza for flute solo

*HKIFA Young Artist Competition and Hong Kong International Flutist Award participants are required to submit video recordings for the screening round.

**Piano accompaniment is required.

Competition Prizes

The first HKIFA International Flute Competition Prize is as follows,

Hong Kong International Flutist Award
1st Prize HKD $40,000
2nd Prize HKD $20,000
3rd Prize HKD $10,000
4th Prize HKD $5,000
5th Prize HKD $2,500

HKIFA Young Artist Competition
1st Prize HKD $10,000
2nd Prize HKD $5,000
3rd Prize HKD $2,500

We are also going to award one “Stile Italiano” Award to the above group for the best performances on the Italian repertoire.

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