Laudie Porter Preliminaries 2019

  • 02/23/2019
  • University of Minnesota - Lloyd Ultan Recital Hall

Registration


Registration is closed

Deadline Extended to  February 8, 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 8, 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 8, 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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