Congratulations to the winners (category Piccolo students):

3rd prize: Adams voucherClemence Dujardin (Belgium), Codarts Rotterdam (Wim Steinmann)











Congratulations to the winners (category Master students):

1st prize: Sylvain Barrès (France), Hochschule fur Musik Hans Eisler (Silvia Careddu)
2nd prize: Yui Sakata (Japan), Hochschukle für Musik Freiburg (Mario Caroli)
3rd prize: David Silva (Portugal), Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel (Carlos Bruneel)
Sylvain Barrès also won the overall prize: the Powell Sonare Flute.
Jerca émitek (Slovenia), Kunstuniversität Graz (Matthieu Gauci-Ancelin) won the Forum Flute and Piano summercourse for 2022.













Congratulations to the winners (category Bachelor students):

1st prize: Meta Pirc (Slovenia), Kunstuniversität Graz (Erwin Klambauer)
2nd prize: Jona Mehlitz (Germany), Universität der Künste Berlin (Christina Fassbender)
3rd prize: Anna Winter (Austria), Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Wien (Wally Hase)

Meta Pirc also won the International Flute Seminar Bruges summercourse in 2022.

Congratulations to the winners (category Young Talents):

Up to and including 13 year-olds:

1st prize: Pearl piccolo: Reina Shim (United States of America), (Monica Song)
2nd prize: Ekatarina Ivanova (Russia), Music School 31 (Mariia Kukoviakina)
3rd prize: Eva Barkova (Russia), Integration 21 (Irina Lavrenenkova)
4th prize: Avedis Eskenian (Armenia), Musical school after Alexander Spendiaryan (Narek Avagyan)

Age 14 up to and including 18 year-olds:

1st prize: Haynes headjoint: Elizaveta Maksimova (Russia), Special Gnessin School of Music, (Olga Ivusheikova)
2nd prize: Emese Albert (Hungary), János Richter Secondary School of Music (Katalin Kovács)
3rd prize: Mark Yakovlev (Russia), Central Music School (Alexander Golyshev)

We say thanks to all the participants for sending in their beautiful videos. We wish them a lot of artistic success now that many stages are opening up again ...

Pre-announcement 2022:
The preliminary rounds will also be held online in 2022. We will organize the second rounds live on April 19 and 20, 2022. The bachelor and master students will then play the live finals with the South Netherlands Philharmonic on April 21 and 22, 2022.

The subsequent 15th Adams Flute Festival will be organized from April 22 to 24, 2022.
All information will be on this website at the beginning of November...

Information about the past competition in 2021:
Of course we pay extra attention to the safety of our participants, visitors, staff and guests with regard to the corona virus. We follow the corona guidelines of the Dutch government as mentioned at www.government.nl and will adjust the organization of our competition accordingly. We accept no liability for the consequences of these adjustments for our participants and staff. Visitors are welcome if they can show a valid QR code. 

For whom is the Dutch International Flute Competition? 
Are you a bachelor or master student or a young talent? Then register for your category. A minimum of 100 flute students (usually from 25 different countries) can participate annually in this competition. Register before January 1st! We offer you a well-organized competition and the opportunity to gain contacts for life...






Due to the travel restrictions in the spring of 2021, the live final rounds at Adams European Flute Centre are postponed till the fall of 2021:

February 15, 2021: deadline for signing up
May 1, 2021: deadline for submitting your video performance
Juni 6, 2021: announcement of the finalists

October 21, 2021: live final round bachelor students
October 22, 2021:
 live final round master students
October 23, 2021: live final round piccolo students (in the morning)
October 23, 2021: hybrid final round young talents (afternoon)

preliminary rounds bachelor students:
Mario CaroliAldo BaertenCarlos Bruneel, Hans-Udo Heinzmann, Gaby Pas-Van RietStephanie Winker, Carola LigtBritta Bauer, Raymond Honing
preliminary rounds master students:
Ulla Miilmann, Christina FassbenderAnne-Cathérine Heinzmann, Vincent CortvrintCarlo Jans, Peter Verhoyen
preliminary rounds young talents:
Jeroen Bron, Valerie Debaele, Petra Music
preliminary rounds piccolo students:
Christopher Green, Nicola Mazzanti, Ilonka Kolthof

final round bachelor and master students:
Ulla MiilmannAldo BaertenCarlos BruneelCarlo Jans
final round young talents:
Ulla MiilmannAldo BaertenCarlos Bruneel, Peter Verhoyen
final round piccolo students:

Nicola Mazzanti, Vincent CortvrintIlonka Kolthof

Competition pianists:
Mariken Zandvliet
Competition percussionists:
Sylvie Erauw

Prizes category bachelor and master students: 
The 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners in each category receive a voucher of € 2000,- respectively € 1000,- and € 500,- to be spent at Adams Muziekcentrale.
The 1st prize winner with the highest score of both categories will win the Powell 905 Sonaré flute.
The adjudicators decide on the incentive prizes: free participation at (and provided by):
International Flute Seminar Bruges, Belgium
Forum International for Flute and Piano in Diekirch, Luxembourg
One of the laureates will be invited to play at a lunch break concert in the recital hall of the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam:

Prizes category piccolo: 
1st prize: Burkart Professional Piccolo
2nd prize: Mancke piccolo headjoint

Prizes category young talents: 
Incentive prize (age 14 to 18): Haynes headjoint (to be selected)
1st prize (age up to 13): Pearl Piccolo PFC-105E
2nd prize: Adams Voucher worth € 500,-
3rd prize: Adams Voucher worth € 250,-

Download documents: 
Information about your video recording in the preliminary round (initial version of February 24, 2021) 
List of compulsory pieces 2021 (updated version of December 24, 2020 without orchestral piece)
Participants regulations (updated version of December 24, 2020)
General information (updated version of December 24, 2020)
Practical information group accommodation (updated version of December 24, 2020)
Timetable buses from and to locations (for free) (initial version of September 24, 2021))
Travel instructions competiton location and group accommodation
Manual protective cap against aerosols for flute (non-medical)
Please read the additional information you will receive by mail in advance!

Staying overnight:
Staying overnight is possible in group accommodation the Bekerhof. This is a converted farmhouse with very simple facilities. The costs are € 35,- per night. Breakfast and a simple hot meal are included, as well as the transfers to and from the competition location and railway station. When signing up, you can indicate the required nights. You can transfer € 35,- per night to IBAN: NL22 RABO 0323 9354 27
(BIC: RABONL2U) in the name of: Stichting Nationaal Fluitconcours, stating Bekerhof.

> Studying facilities at the group accommodation are limited. You can use study rooms with and without piano at the competition location.
> Bed linen (including a sheet, a pillow, a pillow case, a duvet and a duvet cover) can be rented at the Bekerhof.
Lunches are available at the competition location but are not included.