The High School Flute Choir Competition will select high school flutists to perform in the High School Flute Choir during the 2021 NFA Convention. All entrants must have been full-time students enrolled in an accredited institution during the 2020-2021 academic year in grades 9-12 or the equivalent and between the ages of 14 and 19 on the first day of the convention. Entrants may be required to show proof of age.
All entrants must play the C flute selection. Entrants wishing to perform on piccolo must include the corresponding repertoire below. Entrants chosen to participate in the High School Flute Choir during convention may be requested to perform on alto and/or bass flute. Demonstrating proficiency on either or both instruments may increase your chances of being accepted into the ensemble. Accepted students will be asked to play an alto or bass flute if they have access to one or if their private teachers have access to one.
Coordinated by Lindsay Leach-Sparks, the winners of the High School Flute Choir Competition will have the opportunity to:
All entrants must submit their entry, upload recordings/supplemental materials, and pay competition and membership fees by 11:59 p.m. Central Standard Time, Sunday, February 28, 2021.
Each piece should be uploaded as a separate file in the following order. All uploaded files must be audio recordings. No videos are allowed. Due to the restrictions of COVID-19, all repertoire must be recorded without piano accompaniment.
Entrants wishing to perform on piccolo in the flute choir must also add the following to their audition recording.