IssuesNovember 2023


Flute Masterclasses and Competitions compiled by Dr. Christie Erlander Beard



The IX Polish Flute Meeting will be held November 3-5, 2023 featuring guest artists Ulla Miilmann, Gareth Davies, Gareth McLearnon, and John Ostr. For more details, visit


The deadline for the Alexander & Buono International Flute Competition is November 15, 2023. Complete rules and information at


The 1st Bétera Flute Congress will be held in Bétera, Spain on November 11 and 12, 2023 featuring headliner artists Juliette Hurel, Benoît Fromanger, and Mario Caroli, in addition to additional professional flutists from Bétera. Details at


The 2nd Croation Flute Meeting is scheduled for November 17-19, 2023 in Hrvarska, Croatia, featuring Peter Lukas Graf, Ana Batinica, Philippe Bernold, Silvia Carredu, Yubeen Kim, Barthold Kuijken, Mike Mower, Jan Ostry, Gaby Pas-Van Riet, Vincens Prats, Nathalie Rozat, and Zagrebački flute ensemble. For the complete schedule of events, visit


Flautando 2023 is to take place in Switzerland on November 4, 2023 featuring Peter-Lukas Graf, Gaby Pas-van Riet, Aldo Baerten, Franco Cesarini, Stefan Keller, and les joueurs de flute. More details can be found at



Co-organized by Hong Kong Flute Association and Hong Kong Flute Academy, the (HKIFC) will be held in person from May 1-4, 2024. A hybrid event for which the preliminary round will be held online, the application deadline is December 1, 2023. Visit for more information.


Felix Renggli will lead a masterclass from December 1-3, 2023 in Hamburg, Germany. Space is limited. Application and repertoire requirements can be found at


Ory Schnor will offer his Flute-in-Wien intensive masterclass from December 1-31, 2023 in Vienna, Austria. More information is available at



The Tampere Flute Festival and competitions will take place April 26-28, 2024 in Finland. Festival details are not yet posted, but the deadline for the Young Artist Competition is January 8, 2024 while the deadline for the Young Performer Competition is January 11, 2024. For more information, visit


The 4th Cahit Koparal International Flute Competition will take place in Marmaris, Turkey from June 24-30, 2024. With prizes of €3700 in total, the competition includes 3 concert awards with distinguished symphony orchestras in Turkey and an invitation award to the 2025 Flaut Festival in Italy. Open to flutists born after July 1, 1996, the application deadline for the competition – for which the preliminary auditions will be held online - is January 19, 2024. For more information, visit


The 2024 Winter Euro Arts Academy will be held on January 18 - February 27, 2024 in Jeju Island, South Korea. Detailed information and the list of the professors can be found online at


APRIL 2024

Open to flutists of any nationality born between 1992 and 2008, the International Franz and Carl Doppler Flute Competition will be held in Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines from April 1-7, 2024. Applications will be accepted between August 1-November 15, 2023 for which the first round will be online, with the second through fourth rounds being held on site. For complete rules and repertoire, visit

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