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The Flute View’s Contest for Composers!

The Flute View announces our first Contest for Composers!
We challenge you to write a flute trio for The Flute View founders, Fluterscooter, Barbara Siesel, and Viviana Guzman.  (Trio can be written for 3 C flutes, or C flute, piccolo, bass)




* A World Premiere performance at the 2014 National Flute Association in Chicago, Illinois (August 7-10, 2014)

* A live recording of the NFA performance

* $500 cash prize

* Music will be featured on The Flute View website and made available for purchase


Who May Apply:

We welcome submissions from any composer, regardless of age or citizenship.


Instrumentation/Length/Other Criteria:

* Instrumentation for 2014 submissions is a Trio for Three Flutes including any combination of C flute, piccolo, alto flute, and bass flute.

* Works may also include electronics.

* Works must be no longer than 5 minutes.


Items for Submission:

Include all materials listed below as attachments via e-mail to

* PDF of score

* any MP3s or electronic links to sound files

* Cover letter with contact information including name, street address, e-mail address, and one-paragraph biography as an attached document.


Application Deadline and Notification:

* All materials must be submitted via e-mail no later than midnight on Monday, April 1, 2014.

* Application fee is $30 and must be paid through Paypal to:

* The Flute View will notify applicants of competition results by e-mail, no later than Friday, May 1, 2014. For questions, please email

* Deadline: 1 Apr 2014

* Web site:


Good luck, everyone!

2 thoughts on “The Flute View’s Contest for Composers!

  • pcastine

    Just to clarify which midnight you mean, does the deadline include 23:59 of 1 April, or does it end just one minute after 23:59 of 31 March?

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