Participate

Looking for a way to get Involved? Here are the ways you can Participate in the Festival.


Submit A Proposal

To submit a proposal please read the Proposal Guidelines then fill out the Proposal Form, available as a Word Document or a PDF (if you have problems with the documents please email us). Submit completed proposals to lowflutesfestival@gmail.com.

Proposals will be accepted in three areas: Coaching Sessions, Performances, and Workshops/Lectures. Please note, if your proposal is accepted, you will appear at the Festival at your own expense, including paying the registration fee and all hotel fees.

The proposal deadline for low flute choirs outside the U.S. and Canada is May 15th 2017. The proposal deadline for all other groups and individuals is October 10th, 2017. For choirs outside the U.S. and Canada, decisions will be made by May 20th to allow time for fundraising and visa approvals.For all other groups and individuals, decisions will be made by November 15th.

For Full Proposal Details go to Proposal Guidelines. We also have these guidelines in Spanish and Japanese:


Professional Low Flutes Choir

The International Low Flutes Festival will feature a Professional Low Flutes Choir open by recorded audition. To apply please fill out the Application Form and submit a recording of the one of the audition pieces. The first round can be an mp3 file attached to an email or, a link to a video recording on YouTube or to a dropbox. There is also a $25 application fee (see the paypal link below). Submit form and mp3 or link to video to lowflutesfestival@gmail.com Submission deadline is October 10th. For more information see Professional Low Flutes Choir

Alto Flute Competition

IMG_8488The Alto Flute Competition Application Form and link to Paypal Payment are now available, for Paypal link and more information see Alto Flute Competition.

There will be three prizes awarded. First prize is $1500US, second prize is $1000US and third prize is $500. Our sponsors are Gemeinhardt Flutes (First Prize sponsor), The Flute Pro Shop, Flute World, Theodore Presser, Di Zhao Flutes & Altus Flutes, Eva Kingma Flutes, Flute Specialists, Carolyn Nussbaum Music, and Tetractys Publishing.

The Deadline for the first round recordings is October 10th, 2017. Send submissions to: lowflutesfestival@gmail.com

1st round, recording  –

  • Alexandra Harwood – Sonatina for Alto Flute and Piano – 3rd mvmt only (Buyou). publ. Progress Press.
  • G.P. Telemann – 12 Fantasias for solo flute Fantasia No. 6 in D Minor  – Dolce and Allegro mvmts. Many publishers.

For More details see Alto Flute Competition.


Suggested Repertoire

If you are looking for something to perform here are pieces that we recommend.

Note: At the Festival, at least 50% of the flutes in an ensemble must be low flutes, or a low flute must be the featured soloist with a flute choir.

You can view this list organized by instrumentation or for pieces of specific difficulty see the links below.