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Collegiate Flute Choir Competition

2023 Competitions are now closed. Thank you to all who entered!

The Collegiate Flute Choir Competition will select college flutists to perform in the Collegiate Flute Choir at the 2023 NFA Convention in Phoenix. All entrants must be full-time undergraduate students enrolled in an accredited college, university, or conservatory during the 2022-2023 academic year. The 2023 Collegiate Flute Choir will be conducted by Lisa Garner Santa.

Competition Requirements*

  • All flutists must be current NFA members at the time the entry is submitted. If chosen to perform or present during the convention, flutists must also be current members at the time of the convention and register for the convention by July 1, 2023. To join or renew, go to
  • Completed entry
  • Uploaded files
  • $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. Central Standard Time, Tuesday, February 14, 2023.

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:  Lawren Brianna Ware, 3 Norse Goddesses for Flute and Piano, I. Iounn: Goddess of Youth, II. Nott: Goddess of Night, & III. Eostre: Goddess of Spring (
    • To receive a discounted price of $20 for a PDF copy of the above piece, click “Order Now” within the above link to contact the composer. Mention in your note that you are ordering for the NFA’s Collegiate Flute Choir Competition.

Entrants wishing to perform on piccolo in the flute choir must add the following to their audition recording in addition to the C-flute repertoire. 

  • Piccolo: Eugène Damaré, La Tourterelle Op. 119 (any edition)

Entrants wishing to perform on alto, bass, or contrabass in the flute choir need only submit a recording of the corresponding repertoire (C-Flute not required):

  • Alto Flute: Caesar Giovannini, Morocco - A Nocturne for Flute (RBC Publications) 
  • Bass Flute: Katherine Hoover, Two for Two, II. Tango (Papagena Press)
  • Contrabass flute: Gary Schocker, Small Sonata for a Large Flute, I. Moderato (Falls House Press)

All Recorded Round repertoire must be recorded WITH piano accompaniment.

* Competitions are subject to all rules and regulations on this page as well as the 2023 General Competition Information and Rules and Regulations. Incomplete entries will be subject to disqualification.



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Those entering this competition may also may also be eligible to apply for the Frances Blaisdell Scholarship, which provides $1500 toward NFA convention expenses.