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Flute competitions
Leoš Janáček International Competition

Leoš Janáček International Competition

Established in 1993, by the Faculty of Music of the Janáček Academy of Performing Arts in Brno (HF JAMU), to promote the works of Leoš Janáček among young musicians. Initially, the competition was aimed at instruments and disciplines for which Janáček created several compositions: piano, violin, cello, and vocals. Since 2006 the organizers created conditions for organizing an event that would be a match for prestigious international competitions and introduced a new system of disciplines which have to be repeated every four years.
The age limit is 35.
Overall, there have been flute competitions in 2014, 2019, and 2024.
Prize fund: 210 00 CZK (~ EUR 8500)


The next competition for Flute:

16 – 12 September 2024, HF JAMU – MSLJ, Komenského nám. 6Komenského nám. 6
662 15 Brno, Czech Republic662 15 Brno, Czech Republic

The deadline for application: 31 May, 2024

2024 Flute Jury:

Barbara Maria Willi, Dean of Faculty of Music, Janáček Academy of Performing Arts (chair)
Philippe Bernold, France

Additional information (repertoire etc.): https://en.hf.jamu.cz/mslj/  

Laureates of previous competitions

2019
Matej Zupan, Slovenia: 1st prize
Hana Vavřínková, Czech Republic: 2nd prize
Nikolai Popov, Russia: 3rd prize
2014
Takaaki Suga, Japan: 1st prize
Marta Mołodyńska, Poland: 2nd prize
Antonin Dvořák, Czech Republic: 3rd prize