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Professional Flute Choir Competition

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

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 at the 2023 NFA Convention in Phoenix. The 2023 Professional Flute Choir will be conducted by Kelly Via.

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: Friedrich Kuhlau, Divertissement No. 1 in G Major Op. 68 (any edition). Take no repeats, and record this selection without piano accompaniment.

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: Richard Rodney Bennett, Sonatina for Solo Flute, II. Lento - Allegro (Universal) 

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: Jean Rivier, Oiseaux Tendres (Salabert)
  • Bass: Ingolf Dahl, Variations On A Swedish Folktune (solo version), Theme plus Variations 3 and 5 (Theodore Presser)
  • Contrabass: Georg Philipp Telemann, Fantasia No. 6 in D Minor TWV 40:7 (any edition). Repeats optional in the first movement; record all movements.

All Recorded Round repertoire must be recorded WITH piano accompaniment unless otherwise specified.

* 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.


Eileen Yarrison