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Professional Flute Choir Competition

The Professional Flute Choir Competition is open to all professional-level flutists and flute teachers. A panel of judges will select flutists to perform in the Professional Flute Choir conducted by Clyde Mitchell at the 2022 NFA Convention in Chicago.

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, 2022. To join or renew, go to nfaonline.org/signup.
  • 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 15, 2022.

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: Eugène Bozza, Image, Op. 38 (Alphonse Leduc)

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: Hong-Da Chin, Mimosa (contact composer at www.hongdachin.com; self-published)
    • m. 6 and 106: trill on the first beat; add the flutter on beat 3, rather than beat 1
    • m. 81: last note is F, not Eb
    • tempo range= 120-132

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: David Bennett Thomas, Steeples In My Soul (Tetractys Publishing).
  • Bass: Keyna Wilkins, Star Trance (www.keynawilkins.com). Perform with electronic accompaniment.
  • Contrabass: Johann Sebastian Bach, Partita in A Minor, BWV 1013, III. Sarabande & IV. Bourrée anglaise (any edition)

All Recorded Round repertoire must be recorded without piano accompaniment.

* Competitions are subject to all rules and regulations on this page as well as the 2022 General Competition Information and Rules and Regulations. Incomplete entries will be subject to disqualification.

Coordinator

Eileen Yarrison
eyarrison@aol.com

 

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