Professional Flute Choir Competition

The Professional Flute Choir Competition is open to all professional flutists and flute teachers. A panel of judges will select a minimum of 14 flutists to perform in the Professional Flute Choir with conductor John Bailey at the 2018 NFA Convention.

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

Competition Requirements*

  • NFA membership - all flutists must be current NFA members at the time the entry is submitted (nfaonline.org/register)
    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 (Link will be available December 1, 2017.)
  • $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: Eugene Bozza, Image (Leduc)

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: Michael Daugherty, The High and the Mighty, Movement I (Peermusic)
  • Alto: Phyllis Louke, Big Sky, I. Big Sky II. Riding the Range (ALRY)
  • Bass & Contrabass: Matt Doran, Four Fancies, III. Andante (ALRY)

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.

COORDINATOR
Shauna Thompson
shauna.thompson@tcu.edu