Collegiate Flute Choir Competition

The Collegiate Flute Choir Competition will select college flutists to perform in the Collegiate Flute Choir with conductor Jim Walker at the 2018 NFA Convention. All entrants must be full-time undergraduate students enrolled in an accredited college, university, or conservatory during the 2017–2018 academic year.

All entrants must play the C flute selection. Those wishing to perform on piccolo, alto flute, bass flute, or contrabass flute should include the corresponding repertoire below.

Competition Requirements*

  • NFA membership - all flutists must be current NFA members at the time the entry is submitted (
    Entrants chosen to perform or present at the convention must renew their membership (for the membership year beginning August 1, 2018) and register for the convention by July 1, 2018.
  • Completed entry
  • $55 entry fee (paid during submission process)

All entrants must submit their entry, upload recordings/supplemental materials, and pay competition and membership fees by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Tuesday, February 13, 2018.

Recorded Round Repertoire
Each piece should be uploaded as a separate file in the following order. All uploaded files must be audio recordings. No videos are allowed.

  • C Flute: Otar Gordeli, Concerto for Flute and Orchestra (cut version as marked in Progress Press edition)  

Entrants wishing to perform on piccolo, alto flute, bass flute, or contrabass flute in the flute choir must also add the following to their audition recording.

  • Piccolo: Antonio Vivaldi, Piccolo Concerto in C Major, RV 443, III. Allegro Molto (Theodore Presser Company)
  • Alto, Bass, & Contrabass: Paul Hindemith, Acht Stücke, I. Gemächlich, leicht bewegt, II. Scherzando, VI. Lied, leicht bewegt, VII. Rezitativ (Schott Music)

Accompanied repertoire must be recorded with piano accompaniment.

* Competitions are subject to all rules and regulations on this page as well as the 2018 General Competition Information and Rules and Regulations. Incomplete entries will be subject to disqualification.

Deanna Little

Those entering this competition may also may also be eligible to apply for the Frances Blaisdell Scholarship, which provides $1000 toward NFA convention expenses.