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The inaugural Lyrical Flute Legends virtual competition was held in September/October 2021. 


Entries were received from all corners of the globe with an excellent standard of performance.


We were very privilegd to have Sir James and Lady Galway as our expert judges.


Thank you to all participants and their teachers. The next Lyrical Flute Legends virtual competition will be held in September/October 2024.

Lyrical Flute Legends is a FINALIST in the

NFA Newly Published Music Competition 2022!

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Sir James Galway listening to the entries.




Comments from the 2021 participants 




We had so much fun - from choosing the piece to recording it!

It's such a great experience.


Andrea, Luke and Mark Perée


Thank you for the opportunity to take part in such a wonderful contest. Sofia is very proud to become the winner of such a large-scale competition! 

Svetlana and Sofia Milekhina


I would like to extend my most sincere gratitude to you for organising this wonderful global event to launch Lyrical Legends.


Sonia Croucher, teacher of Rebecca Lim

Thank you for the opportunity to take part in the competition. I really enjoyed playing through all the pieces in the book and having the backing tracks available on YouTube was very useful.

Julia Bearsley


Thank you very much. We look forward to watching the videos. It was a lovely piece to learn & enjoy!


Cosimo Dhami-Hounsome


Thank you for this competition, thanks for your great book and many thanks for sharing Irina's video!

Viacheslav Filipovich

(Irina Filipovich)

Erin is thrilled to have come second in this competition.  It's really given her a boost in confidence and has resulted in lots of practice over this week, which has been lovely to hear!

Gillian Johnson

(Erin Eaves)

A message from judges Sir James and Lady Galway to all participants in the Lyrical Flute Legends competition

Lyrical Flute Legends Virtual Flute Competition 2021
Prize Winners


1st prize: Monika Spangler (USA)

2nd prize: Joshua M. Agapito (Philippines)

3rd prize: Julia Bearsley (New Zealand))

Highly Commended:

Elinor Dixon (UK)

Lisa O’Connor (UK)

15-17 YEARS

1st prize: Fernando de Jesús González Garciá (Cuba)

(Teacher: Dalila Valero)

2nd prize: Rebecca Lim (Malaysia)

(Teacher: Sonia Croucher)

3rd prize: (not awarded)

13 & 14 YEARS

1st prize: Aleksandra Daria Kruszewska (Poland)

(Teacher: Beata Kierzkowska)

2nd prize: Emme Hensel (UK)

(Teacher: Carrie Hensel)

3rd Prize: Saskia Scheib (Australia)

(Teacher: Bridget Bolliger)

Highly Commended:

Lelde Pucite (Latvia)

(Teacher: Madara Behmane, Maija Zandberga)

Elana Sydenham (Australia)

(Teacher: Rosalie Bourne)

Emma Deed (Australia)

(Teacher: Rosalie Bourne)

11 &12 YEARS

1st prize: Jack De Ravin (Australia)

(Teacher: Kristin Potter)

2nd prize: Sofia Milekhina (Russia)

(Teacher: Ludmila Kolesnikova)

3rd prize: Claire Sieun Kim (New Zealand)

(Teacher: Natasha Chernousova)

Highly Commended: 

Luke Perrée (UK)

(Teacher: Andrew Harvey)

Connor Stoermer (Australia)

(Teacher: Kristin Potter)

Ziyu Wang (Australia)

(Teacher: Gavin Zev)

Louise Shen (New Zealand)

(Teacher: Natalia Chernousova)


1st prize: Irina Filipovich (Russia)

(Teacher: Irina Stachinskaya)

2nd prize equal: Isaac Jellett (UK)

(Teacher: Hannah Lang)

2nd prize equal: Erin Eaves (UK)

(Teacher: Jade Bultitude)

Highly Commended:

Fiona Ma (New Zealand) 

(Teacher: Elsa Shih)

Yusi Cheng (Malaysia)

(Teacher: Yong Ching Ting)


*All prize winners in 10 years & Under will also receive a gift subscription to the Little Flutes Magazine from FlutePlay (Canada)

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