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Register for the 2024 NFA Convention! Early bird pricing in effect.

Flauta Mundi: Global Voices of the Flute

Attend one of the world's largest flute events!
August 1-4, 2024
Henry B. González Convention Center
San Antonio, TX

Registration Now Open!

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Early Bird pricing in effect through July 15th. Payment plans and registration scholarships available!


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Our team is hard at work finalizing the event schedule. A preliminary schedule will be available in the spring, with a complete schedule published in the summer. 

The annual NFA Convention is our flagship event. Each year, our members gather for four days of performances, masterclasses, competitions, and workshops. With thousands of flutists in attendance, this is a once-a-year opportunity to hear world premiere performances, learn from your favorite flutists, and explore the rich culture of San Antonio.

The 52nd Annual NFA Convention will have something for everyone...

Hundreds of performances, including masterclasses and world premieres
Our legendary Exhibit Hall, with all your favorite vendors
A Flute Ensemble Festival showcasing 50+ flute choirs
A Youth Flute Day for ages 9-18
...and more! 

CONCERTO PERFORMANCES FROM...

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Lorna McGhee

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Ransom Wilson

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Jennifer Grim



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Joidy Blanco

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Amal Gochenour

Lila Cockrell Theatre
The annual Gala Concerto Concert (Saturday night) will feature soloists with an orchestra in the beautiful Lila Cockrell Theatre.

WITH MASTERCLASS TEACHERS...

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Marianne Gedigian

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Mark Sparks

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Soo-Kyung Park



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Hyeri Yoon

Hideko Amano

Hideko Amano

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The Henry B. González Convention Center is just steps away from the historic San Antonio Riverwalk, with restaurants, shops and entertainment for everyone.

The convention theme, Flauta Mundi: Global Voices of the Flute, celebrates the global nature of the flute. Convention performances will be focused on three distinct themes:

Cultural Diversity: The Far Corners of the Flute

Represented historically across geographies, races, traditions, nationalities and styles, the flute is an instrument of rich diversity. This year's performances are inclusive of wide-reaching repertoire, featuring the broad cultural palate of our flute.

The Arts: Flute as Collaborative Partner
Our flute’s multifaceted nature lends itself to collaboration with a wide variety of art forms. Performances will explore this intersection, incorporating flute with with a multitude of art mediums.
Nature: Our Musical Connection
Throughout history, the flute has been a chosen instrument to draw us closer to nature. Emulating birdsong, the sounds of water and wind, and conjuring images of idyllic landscapes, the flute reconnects us with the natural world.


The 2024 Program Team

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Alberto Almarza

Program Chair

Sarah Shin

Sarah Shin

Asst. Program Chair


Perform in a Flute Choir!

All attendees are invited to join one of three open flute choirs. These ensembles will rehearse and perform at the Henry B González Convention Center. Sign up during registration.
Opening Flute Choir
Help kick off the Convention!
This choir performs on Thursday morning as part of the opening ceremonies.

Rehearsals:

Wednesday from 3-5pm, 8-10pm (Room C1/C2)

Amateur Flute Choir
Connect with fellow amateurs!
This choir performs on Sunday at 9am in Room 217 CD.

Rehearsals:

Thursday from 12:30-2pm (Room 218)
Friday from 12:30-2pm (Room 218)
Saturday from 12:30-2pm (Room 215)

Closing Flute Choir
Celebrate another year of community!
This choir performs on Sunday evening as part of the closing ceremonies.

Rehearsals:
Friday from 5:30-6:30pm (Room 218)

Saturday from 3-3:30pm (Room 215)
Sunday during the Closing Concert Rehearsal (between 12-3:30pm, exact time tbd; Room C1/C2)


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a flute ensemble performs in a concert hall

Photos by: Tim Trumble
Artwork by: Tessa Vermeulen