Next Steps for the Jazz Artist Competition
Entrants will be notified by Thursday, April 30, 2020 of the judges' decisions. The three finalists chosen to advance will compete during a final round at the 2021 NFA Convention in Washington, D.C.
Please contact coordinator Gwyn Jones with any questions you may have.
The biennial Jazz Artist Competition is for outstanding jazz flutists. Three entrants will be selected to compete during the 2020 NFA Convention as jazz soloists with a rhythm section (provided by the NFA) consisting of piano, bass, and drums. Cash prizes of $1,500, $750, and $400 will be awarded to the finalists.
Entrants must be 18 years of age by the first day of the convention (born on or before August 6, 2002).
All entrants must submit their entry, upload recordings/supplemental materials, and pay competition and membership fees by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Tuesday, February 18, 2020.
Each piece should be uploaded as a separate file in the following order. Movements may be uploaded separately if you choose. All uploaded files must be audio recordings. No videos are allowed.