Flute Festivals, Masterclasses, Competitions

Masterclasses and Competitions compiled by Dr. Christie Erlander Beard

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 https://tampereflutefest.com/

The deadline to apply for the Marcel Moyse International Flute Competition  to be held in Sofia, Bulgariais May 15, 2024. There are 3 age categories for the competition ranging from age 10 to 23. Complete rules and guidelines at https://moysesociety.org/moyse-international-flute-competition-2024-sofia-nbu/

The 2024 edition of the Leoš Janáček International Competition in Brno will be for flute and clarinet this year, with a closing date of May 31. Open to flutists or clarinetists of any nationality who have not yet reached their 36th birthday on the opening day of the competition. Details at https://en.hf.jamu.cz/mslj/


Croatia Flute Academy International Flute Summer Courses July 4 - 12, 2024 with Guest Artists/Clinicians Alberto Voaturo, Andrea Wild, Jürgen Franz, Davide Formisano, Robert Winn, Snjezana Pavicevic and Marko Zupan. More info at https://www.croatiafluteacademy.com/
Cluj International Flute & Clarinet Masterclasses will be held in Cluj, Romania from July 15-24, 2024 with Mario Bruno, flute. The application deadline is June 10, 2024. More info at notesandties.ro


The CanAmerican Flute Symposium will be held via Zoom from July 19-21, 2024 featuring co-founders, flutist Susan Hoeppner and piccoloist Jeffrey Zook. Application details can be found online at https://canamericanflutesymposium.org


Flutes by the Sea Masterclass MEXICO will take place July 15-20, 2024 in Puebla and Veracruz, Mexico, featuring artist-teachers Irina Stachinskaya, Itzel Melgarejo, Elzbieta Wolenska, and Viviana Guzman. https://flutesbythesea.com


The 36th International Forum for Flute and Piano will be held July 19-28, 2024 in Luxembourg featuring teachers Mario Caroli, Wally Hase, Birgit Ramsl, Rogier de Pijper, Gareth McLearnon, Carlo Jans, and Peter Verhoyen. For more information visit www.forumflutepiano.com


La Rizonanza Early Music Summer Academy featuring traverso specialist Marco Brolli will be held August 3-9, 2024 in Bertinoro, Italy. The deadline to apply is June 15. https://larisonanza.it/edu/1


Campus Musica Udine will host masterclasses, chamber music, and concerts at the Polo Economico University, Italy from August 20-25, 2024 with flute faculty Susan Hoeppner and Luisa Sello. Visit www.campusmusic-udine.it or email campus.music.udine@gmail.com for details.


The XVI Festival Flautas del Mundo is scheduled for September 18-22, 2024 in Mendoza, Argentina. Visit the Facebook page or the official website at www.worldflutesfestival.org for the full festival schedule once it is available.


La Cote Flute Festival will celebrate its 10th festival October 3-6, 2024 in La Cote, Switzerland. The artist line-up will be announced in May. www.flutefestival.ch/cms/en/festival2024/ or visit their Facebook page for updates.