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NFA Spring 2023 Online Events Application

From February through April 2023, the NFA will offer a series of online events of interest to the flute community, presented by members of the NFA and its committees via Zoom. NFA members may submit proposals for one-hour (60-minutes) virtual sessions for the Spring 2023 online event series. Each individual applicant and each NFA committee may submit no more than two proposals total for the whole series. Please read the guidelines at the bottom of this page thoroughly before submitting a proposal.

Applications open: November 10, 2022
Application deadline: December 13, 2022, 11:59 PM central time)
Notification that a session has been accepted: January 12, 2023

General Information

Please select your preferred date(s) to present below.

Event Information

What type of event are you proposing?
Is this session open to all or is it geared toward NFA members only?

Guidelines

Eligible session proposals meeting the following guidelines will be reviewed by a committee of NFA representatives. Selected events will be scheduled on Sunday afternoons at 2:00 p.m. central from February through April 2023.

  1. NFA membership is required for applicants, presenters, and panelists, with the exception of one special guest per event who may be exempt from NFA membership. 
  2. Selected sessions may be open to non-members to attend, such as play-along sessions.
  3. All applications must be submitted by a current NFA member through the application form linked below. E-mailed applications will not be accepted.
  4. The required length for all sessions is one hour (60 minutes) maximum.
  5. Sessions may consist of one of the following:
    • Demonstration of an approach or technique
    • Exploration of a topic of interest to the field
    • Play-along sessions with remote participation by attendees
  6. Accepted formats for sessions includes:
    • Panel discussions with Q&A
      • For panel discussions, it is recommended that the session presenters include a host and no more than three panelists. If presented by an NFA committee, additional committee members beyond the four mentioned above may choose to attend and participate as audience members.
    • Workshops/masterclasses
    • Play-alongs
    • Please note that we will not accept proposals for performances. These sessions are for the shared exploration of a specific topic or participatory playing experience.
  7. All events must demonstrate clear goals and a plan for the event, which might include:
    • What is the topic and how will it be explored?
    • What will attendees come away with after attending the session?
    • Who are the key participants/presenters?
  8. Sessions which specifically promote a service, product, or event will not be accepted.