A great performance opportunity for students of ALL AGES and abilities!


The Young Flute Player International Championship is open to students from ALL COUNTRIES, with many age groups and sections available to enter, including ensembles.


We are very privileged to have a wonderful team of international judges:

Sir James and Lady Galway

Lorna McGhee

Joshua Batty

Dr. Brice Smith


Click on each photo to read all about our judges and the wealth of expertise they bring to the adjudication team













Entrants are invited to submit a video of themselves playing ONE of the set pieces; entry is FREE.


There are PRIZES to be won and EVERY entrant will be emailed a Participation Certificate with their name on and signed by the judges.


Please read the rules carefully to make sure your video will be a valid entry!

What can you enter?


There are Age Championships for all ages, from 8 years and Under to Amateur Adult. For those of you who love thinking outside the box, there are two Creative Presentation sections. Plus, we have two Ensemble sections, for anything from a Duet to a large Flute Choir!

What can you play?


Each sections has different choices of set repertoire, please chose ONE piece only from the books listed for your section.  If you would like to listen to the pieces in each book to help choose your piece, you can find the Playlists for each book here.


If you are entering in a Flute & Piano section, you may use live accompaniment or the recorded backing tracks available. 

Rules & Entry Form

Please READ the rules carefully to make sure your video will be a valid entry.

If you are entering  more than one section, please fill in a separate entry form for each video.

Each entrant  may enter a maximum of 3 sections, but must perform different music for each section.

Your Video

Please READ the rules carefully to make sure your video will be a valid entry.


  • Please show the cover of your music at the start of the video

  • Please say your first name and the piece you will play

  • Your video must not be edited (except the visuals may be edited in the Creative Presentation sections)

  • Choose UNLISTED for your video on YouTube (do NOT choose Private or Public) and paste the link onto your entry form, or  paste the link into an email.


Here are detailed instructions on how to upload your video to YouTube:

Have fun preparing your entry; the judges look forward to listening to your performances!

After reading ALL the information, if you still have questions, please email or use the CONTACT form on the website.

Sponsors & Prizes


Thank you very much to all our sponsors for donating vouchers for prizes in the championship; we very much appreciate their generous support. To visit a sponsor's website, please click on their logo.

For a detailed list of prizes for entrants and their teachers, please click blue button.

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