Convention Performers Competition

The Convention Performers Competition is open to all professional flutists and flute teachers. Winners will perform at the 2018 NFA Convention on a program devoted to music that has been published within the past year and pre-selected from winners of the Newly Published Music Competition. The NFA will provide a pianist for the convention performance, although winners may bring a pianist at their own expense. Entrants are eligible to win this competition a maximum of two times. 

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.

  • Blaẑ Pucihar, Rituals (Pucihar Music)
  • Gustav Mahler, arr. Kornfeil, ed. Pahud, Wer hat dies Liedel erdacht? Five Selected Songs, II. Von der Jugend, V. Oft denk' ich, sie sind nur ausgegangen! (Universal Edition)

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.

Whitney O’Neal


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