Flute competition

CRUSELL INTERNATIONAL FLUTE COMPETITION 2017

 

ALKUERIEN AIKATAULU/
FIRST ROUND

TIMETABLE

Mon 24.7.2017

klo 10 / at 10 a.m.
Steinaa Maria
Sugeno Mei
Uchiyama Takahiro
Valerio Niccolò

Intermission

Yu Jihoo
Yushina Evgeniya
Zvereva Alaeksandra
Aalto-Setälä Kerttu

Intermission /Lunch

klo 15 / at 3 p.m.
Aho Heta
Altare Federico
Audisio Bartolomeo
Blanco Joidy

Intermission

Chenot Isabelle
Cheon Hyunseo
Chulkova Anastasia
Damström Jacintha

Intermission

Ferreira Susana
Ilsuma Lauma
Ivanova Elizaveta

Muutokset mahdollisia
Right to changes reserved

Tue 25.7.2017
klo 10 / at 10 a.m.
Jämsä Martta
Järvinen Aapo
Kim, Ka Hyun

Intermission

Lehtinen Saara
Leván Janette
Lim HyeRyung
Macedo Rocha, Ana Rita

Intermission /Lunch

klo 15 / at 3 p.m.
Matsuzaki Yuri
McKenna Niamh
Molletones Etni
Niittymaa Siiri

Intermission

Oliveira, Ana Rita
Ou Chia-Wen
Pratola Tommaso

Crusell International Flute Competition 24.–29.7.2017

39 Candidates accepted for the competition are:

Aalto-Setälä Kerttu
Aho Heta
Altare Federico
Audisio Bartolomeo
Blanco Joidy
Chenot Isabelle
Cheon Hyunseo
Chulkova Anastasia
Damström Jacintha
Ferreira Susana
Ilsuma Lauma
Ivanova Elizaveta
Jämsä Martta
Järvinen Aapo
Kim, Ka Hyun
Kwak Stephanie
Lehtinen Saara
Leván Janette
Lim Chen Hung Clement
Lim HyeRyung
Macedo Rocha, Ana Rita
Matsuzaki Yuri
McKenna Niamh
Molletones Etni
Neset Ingrid Soefteland
Niittymaa Siiri
Oliveira Ana Rita
Ou Chia-Wen
Paixão Frederico
Pratola Tommaso
Ryu Ji Weon
Shin Jihoon
Steinaa Maria
Sugeno Mei
Uchiyama Takahiro
Valerio Niccolò
Yu Jihoo
Yushina Evgeniya
Zvereva Aleksandra

39 Candidates from 15 Nationalities were accepted to the Crusell International Flute Competition 2017

The Crusell Music Festival is hosting the Crusell International Flute Competition in Uusikaupunki, Finland, on July 24–29, 2017. There were 52 flautists from 21 different countries who applied to the competition. This year the level of the candidates was exceptionally high. The preliminary jury has chosen 39 competitors to the competition. The members of the preliminary jury made the evaluation independently and their evaluation was based on the video recordings.

The selected competitors represent 15 nationalities. Altogether eight Finnish flautists were accepted to the competition. The Finnish representatives are Aalto-Setälä Kerttu, Aho Heta, Damström Jacintha, Jämsä Martta, Järvinen Aapo, Lehtinen Saara, Leván Janette, and Niittymaa Siiri.

Competition Timetable

  • First Rounds Mon 24.7. and Tue 25.7. at 10 AM, Church Community Centre, Koulukatu 6, Uusikaupunki  (free admission)
  • Semi-Final Round Thu 27.7. at 10 AM, Church Community Centre, Koulukatu 6, Uusikaupunki (Tickets EUR 10)
  • Final Round Sat 29.7. at 6 PM, Uudenkaupunki New Church, Rauhankatu 1 C (Tickets EUR 30 / 25 / 20)
  • Prize Giving Seremony after the Final Round

Tickets: ticketmaster.fi

Contact Information

Soila Jaakkola

Competition Secretary

Crusell International Flute Competition

Tel. +358 40 7489449

Email kulttuuritoimi.uusikaupunki(at)gmail.com

 

Candidates from 21 Nationalities Applying to the Crusell International Flute Competition 2017

The Crusell Music Festival is hosting the Crusell International Flute Competition in Uusikaupunki, Finland, on July 24–29, 2017. To the competition applied 52 candidates from 21 different nationalities, from which 10 candidates are Finnish. The preliminary jury will select competitors based on the video recordings and registration information. Max. 40 participants will be accepted to the competition.

The competition is open for flautists of all nationalities born in or after 1987. The competition repertoire in the first round and in the semi-final round consist of pieces for solo flute and with piano accompaniment. In final round the competitors play as a soloist with Jousia Ensemble, conducted by Janne Nisonen.

There will be distributed as prizes altogether EUR 11 000. The winner will also be invited to perform at the Crusell Music Festival in the future. The jury is going to be as follows: Petri Alanko (chairman, Finland), Philippe Bernold (France), Emily Beynon (The Netherlands), Silvia Careddu (Austria), and Felix Renggli (Switzerland).

The Crusell Music Festival is arranging every other or third year a competition for a wind instrument. Previous competition was in 2014 in oboe playing. The previous Crusell flute competition was held in 2007.

Crusell Music Festival takes its 36th place this summer. The Artistic Director of the Crusell Music Festival is Professor Harri Mäki (Sibelius Academy). During this year the city of Uusikaupunki is also celebrating its 400th anniversary. The festival theme of the year is Beloved Neighbors – Sweden and Russia: Finnish music culture has its foundation in Swedish and Russian music. The Crusell Music Festival arranges in July altogether 15 concerts and 12 sideline happenings – all this during one week!

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Competition Timetable

  • First Rounds Mon 24.7. and Tue 25.7. at 10 AM, Church Community Centre, Koulukatu 6, Uusikaupunki (free admission)
  • Semi-Final Round Thu 27.7. at 10 AM, Church Community Centre, Koulukatu 6, Uusikaupunki (Tickets EUR 10)
  • Final Round Sat 29.7. at 6 PM, Uusikaupunki New Church, Rauhankatu 1 C (Tickets EUR 30 / 25 / 20)
  • Prize Giving Seremony after the Final Round

Tickets: ticketmaster.fi

Contact Information

http://crusell.fi/

Soila Jaakkola

Competition Secretary

Crusell International Flute Competition

Tel. +358 40 7489449

Email kulttuuritoimi.uusikaupunki(at)gmail.com

UUSIKAUPUNKI, FINLAND

24TH – 29TH OF JULY 2017

The Competition Committee of Crusell International Flute Competition 2017 decided to extend the deadline of the application. The completed application form must be sent from our website http://crusell.fi or by post to the address The Crusell Music Festival, “Flute Competition”, P.O. Box 37, 23501 Uusikaupunki, Finland to arrive by April 20th, 2017, 3 pm (local time).


DOWNLOAD THE RULES AND APPLICATION FORM HERE,

Apply online here!


§ 1

The Crusell Music Festival is hosting the Crusell International Flute Competition in Uusikaupunki, Finland from the 24th to 29th of July, 2017. The competition is open for flautists of all nationalities born in or after 1987.

§ 2

COMPETITION COMMITTEE

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PRELIMINARY ROUND

The completed application form must be sent from our website http://crusell.fi or by post to the address The Crusell Music Festival, “Flute Competition”, P.O. Box 37, 23501 Uusikaupunki, Finland to arrive by March 31st, 2017, 3 pm (local time). You can fill out your application on our website earliest 2.12.2016. The following enclosures must accompany the signed application:

§ 4

Candidates accepted for the competition will be informed by the latest on Friday April 28th, 2017, after which the names of the accepted participants will be published on the Crusell Music Festival website. The preliminary jury will select competitors based on the video recordings and registration information. Max. 40 participants will be accepted to the competition.

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The competitors will perform in the order determined by a lottery drawn by the competition organisation. The performance order will remain the same throughout the whole competition. The jury selects a suitable number of competitors for the following rounds, however max. 10 competitors to the Semi-final Round and max. 4 competitors to the Final Round.

The First Round takes place on Monday July 24th and Tuesday 25th. The competitors will be informed in the acceptance letter about their own designated day for the First Round. There is a scheduled rehearsal with the competitor’s appointed pianist the day before their designated day for the First Round performance. The competitors playing on the first day of the First Round, Monday July 24th, must arrive in Uusikaupunki and register in person to the Crusell Music Festival office on July 22nd in the evening at the latest due to the accompaniment rehearsal on the following day. The competitors playing on the second day of the First Round, Tuesday July 25th, must arrive in Uusikaupunki and register in person to the Crusell Music Festival office on July 23rd in the evening at the latest due to the accompaniment rehearsal on the following day. This concerns participants who will use the pianist provided by the competition organisers.

All participants are required to register in person at the Crusell Music Festival office at the latest on July 23rd, 2017, at 8 p.m (local time).

§ 6

THE COMPETITION REPERTOIRE:

The First round on Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th of July

Duration of total performance must be less than 20 minutes.

In the First Round the competitor is allowed to play the pieces in the order of their choice.

1. Choose one:

2. Choose one:

3. Choose one (all movements):

The 3rd category pieces will be played without any repeats. The Semi-final round on Thursday 27th of July

Duration of total performance must be less than 35 minutes.

In the Semi-final round the competitor is allowed to play the pieces in the order of their choice.

1. Choose one (all movements):

2. Contemporary solo piece of free choice, written after 1980

3. Choose one:

Piano accompaniment in category 3 may be shortened.

The Final round on Saturday 29th of July

    1. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto G major K313 – own cadenzas, without conductor
    2. Commissioned piece for flute and strings by Minna Leinonen, 10 min, with conductor

you may use the music for both pieces! (not from memory)

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THE JURY

§ 8

PRIZES

The prizes are tax-free. Additional prizes may be awarded. The jury reserves the right to distribute the prizes differently. The winner will be invited to perform at the Crusell Music Festival of 2018 or 2019.

§ 9

The competition rounds will be open to public. The organisers reserve the right to record and distribute the performances in any form of their choice without any remuneration to the competitors.

§ 10

The competition organisers will make a pianist available to each competitor for the First and Semi-final Round. The orchestra in the Final Round will be Jousia Ensemble, cond. Janne Nisonen. The organisers will appoint a pianist for each competitor and determine the rehearsal times. A competitor may optionally bring their own pianist at their own expense.

§ 11

The prizes will be awarded at a prize giving ceremony following the Final Round.

§ 12

The jury reserves the right to exclude a competitor who doesn’t follow these rules.