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Solo and Ensemble Day 2019 

An exciting part of the 25th annual OFS Flute Day!

Sunday, March 10, 2019

University of Oklahoma - Catlett Music Center

 

Online entry Deadline: February 21, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

The online entry deadline has passed. Please contact Amanda Thomas to enter. A late fee may apply.

Categories:  

  • Elementary, junior high, high school, and adult/college 

  • Solos and ensembles

 

Events: 

  • Professional flutists will evaluate performances and provide written critiques

  • Flute activities held throughout the day

 

Prizes:

  • Outstanding soloists from each division play on an Honor Recital at the end of the day

  • Ribbons and/or Certificates

  • Outstanding High School Soloist Awards cash prizes of $200 and $100

 

OFS Community Outreach Scholarships to attend Flute Festival at no charge are available to individuals who qualify. Complete information is posted on the website under the Community Outreach tab. Contact Community Outreach Chair Juliana Overmier by using our contact form located here

 

Rules:

  • Memorization of solos is optional.

  • Participants will provide the judge an original piece of music of their solo with measures numbered.  If the student would like the judge to write comments directly on the music, please provide the original score of music along with a copy for the judge to write comments on. If equipment malfunctions, whether by user or equipment error, student will receive judge’s comments but will not be eligible to compete in the finals.

  • Time limit: Ten (10) minutes for 9th-12th graders.  Elementary and Junior High Students have 5 minutes. Multi-movement works are acceptable. If a piece of music exceeds their time limit, the judge may ask the performer to stop playing. 

  • No cuts may be made in the flute part; however, cuts in the piano introduction/interludes are acceptable. Repeated sections marked by dot repeats or first/second endings are at the performer’s discretion.

  • Works with accompaniment must be performed with accompaniment. (See below for pianist contact information.) SmartMusic or commercially recorded accompaniments are allowed during the judging and the recital. Students must provide the equipment.  If equipment malfunctions, whether by user or equipment error, student will receive judge’s comments but will not be eligible to compete in the finals.

  • Ensembles may be any size and instrumentation, but at least one player must be a flutist and OFS member. 

  • Previous winners of the Outstanding High School Soloist Award are eligible to enter again.  Only 9th, 10th, 11th & 12th grade students will be eligible for the Outstanding High School Soloist Award.