Competition Date is 13th May 2018

Welcome to WA Flute Competition 2018

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The Inaugural Competition for WA Flute Players

 To promote and encourage developing flute players to excel by giving opportunities to perform and challenge themselves. From beginners to advanced players and children to adults, there is a section for everyone. 

Coming to Perth Sunday 13th May 2018

Sunday 13th May 2018

St Edmund’s Church Hall

52 Pangbourne St, Wembley 

Adjudicator: Andrew Nicholson

Accompanist: Daniel Masmanian

Enquiries: Rebecca Guy 0414 638 734 or 

Entries close Friday 4th May 2018

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Entries close FRIDAY 4th May 2018

Guidelines and Rules


You are more than welcome to bring your own Accompanist though will need to cover their performance fee at your own expense. 

All performers will receive a written report of their performance from Andrew Nicholson. 

There will be a first prize awarded for each section. A runner up may be awarded for sections with more than 5 entrants. 

No photocopied music is to be used during performances. You must perform from an original copy of your performance repertoire and provide the Accompanist with the original piano part to play prior to the start of the start of your section. 

No recorded accompaniment is allowed.


Entry fees are not refundable except when an event is cancelled. Entry fees cannot be transferred to another event should entrants change their mind after final timetabling.


Section A

$50 Gift Voucher for Syrinx Music

Section B

$70 Gift Voucher for Syrinx Music

Section C

$80 Gift Voucher for Syrinx Music

Section D

$150 Gift Voucher for The Flute Tree

Section E

$200 Gift Voucher for The Flute Tree

Section F

$200 cash prize proudly sponsored by the AMEB

Andrew Nicholson


Andrew studied at Chetham’s School of Music and the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. Since the age of 22, Andrew has held principal flute positions with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra under David Atherton, the Halle Orchestra under Kent Negano and Sir Mark Elder, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra under Daniele Gatti and Charles Dutoit, the BBC National Orchestra of Wales under Thierry Fischer and the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, under Paul Daniel and Asher Fisch.

He has regularly appeared as guest principal flautist with the LSO, the LPO, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, the Philharmonia, Bournemouth Symphony, BBC Philharmonic, City of Birmingham, Malaysia Philharmonic, China Philharmonic, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, London Chamber, Guangzhou Symphony, Auckland Symphony, Athens Camerata, Royal Scottish National, Scottish Chamber, English Chamber, Hebrides Ensemble, and the Australian Chamber Orchestra.

Andrew teaches at WAAPA and UWA, and has given masterclasses in London (Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Royal Academy and Royal Colleges of Music), Manchester (RNCM, Chetham’s), Belgium, Poland, New York, Melbourne’s Australian National Academy of Music, Hong Kong, Brisbane and Sydney. Andrew has coached the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, the National Youth Orchestra of Wales and the Australian Youth Orchestra.

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