Laudie Porter Preliminaries 2019

  • 02/23/2019
  • University of Minnesota School of Music | Ferguson Hall | Lloyd Ultan Recital Hall |2106 4th Street South, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Registration


Register

Deadline to register
Applications and fees must be submitted by February 1, 2019

Preliminaries
Saturday, February 23, 2019
University of Minnesota School of Music | Ferguson Hall
Lloyd Ultan Recital Hall
2106 4th Street South, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Finals
Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Flute Fest 

Eligibility

Current UMFA members in grades 7 through 12 are eligible to compete. A competitor may only place first once per grade division and may compete only in his/her grade division. The contest fee is $15 plus the fee of a current UMFA membership.

  • Preliminary and Final rounds are live performances of solos with piano before judges. 
  • Only the competitor and accompanying pianist are allowed in the contest room.
  • The same pieces must be used for the Final round.
  • Memorization is not required.
  • No music is given to the judges.
  • Please note that you will not be able to rehearse with your accompanist before you play at the prelims.
  • Competitors who advance to finals will be notified no later than March 1, 2019  by email.

Repertoire Requirements

    7th & 8th Grade Division

    Perform 2 contrasting pieces from different periods, which must total at least 4 minutes and no more than 6 minutes. Two competitors may proceed to the finals.

    9th & 10th Grade Division

    Perform 2 contrasting pieces from different periods, which must total at least 6 minutes and no more than 8 minutes. Two competitors may proceed to the finals.

    11th & 12th Grade Division

    Perform 2 contrasting pieces from different periods, which must total at least 7 minutes and no more than 9 minutes. Three competitors may proceed to the finals.

    Competition Rules

    • Judges are not required to award a winner if flutists do no meet UMFA standards
    • Competitor must choose repertoire with piano accompaniment.
    • Competitor must perform the repertoire on the application.
    • Competitor must provide own accompanist for prelims and finals.
    • Competitor must be at onsite and  ready to perform 15 minutes before assigned time.
    • In case of cancellations, competitors may be asked to perform early.
    • Applications and fees must be submitted by  February 1, 2019

    The following will result in disqualification:
    Contest fees will not be returned to disqualify competitors.

    • If competitor changes repertoire after registration.
    • If competitor is not ready to perform 15 minutes before scheduled.
    • If finalist is not present for awards ceremony. The ceremony will follow the contest as soon as the judges make their decision.
    •  If pieces are performed without accompaniment.
    • If application and fees are not submitted by February 1, 2019.
    • If contestant performs different repertoire than on the application
    • If the application is incomplete

    To receive your comment sheets by mail:

    To receive your prelim comment sheets by U.S. mail, please bring a stamped and self-addressed envelope (4 1/8 by 9 1/2) to the registration desk at prelims.


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