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Convention Performers Competition

2021 competitions are now closed. Repertoire requirements for next year are scheduled to be announced in August.


All 2021 NFA competitions will be held virtually!

The Convention Performers Competition is open to all professional flutists and flute teachers. Winners will be featured in a virtual concert during the summer of 2021 on a program devoted to music that has been published within the past year and pre-selected from winners of the Newly Published Music Competition. Entrants are eligible to win this competition a maximum of two times.

All entrants must be 22 years of age or older by the first day of the convention (born on or before August 12, 1999). Entrants may be required to show proof of age.

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, 2021. 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, Sunday, February 28, 2021.

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.

  • Daniel Dorff, Concertino (Presser)
  • Antonín Dvořák, arr. Robert Stallman, American Suite in A Major Op. 98, I. Moderato and II. Molto vivace (Carl Fischer)

Due to the restrictions of COVID-19, all repertoire must be recorded without piano accompaniment.

Following the announcement of winners in April, competition winners will be asked to create a video of the winning Newly Published Music Competition which has been selected for them to perform. These videos will be featured on a virtual concert in the summer of 2021.

* Competitions are subject to all rules and regulations on this page as well as the 2021 General Competition Information and Rules and Regulations. Incomplete entries will be subject to disqualification.


Jennie Oh Brown