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Dallas, Texas

Call for Proposals

The National Flute Association is coming to the Lone Star State! Much as Texans take pride in individualism and independence of spirit, we celebrate the many diverse ways that flutists forge distinct paths in our community. To foster and celebrate the diverse contributions of our members, we invite your proposals for the 48th NFA Convention in Dallas, Texas.

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Entering an NFA competition is a great opportunity to push yourself to new levels, gain organizational skills, and much more. Take the next step in your musical development, and enter a competition in 2020! Many finalists will have the opportunity to perform in live-round competitions at the Annual NFA Convention in Dallas. Competitions open in winter.

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Upcoming Conventions

Save the dates for future conventions in great locations around the country. Each convention’s theme and programming takes advantage of the distinct offerings of its locale, so you won’t want to miss a single year. See where the NFA is going next!

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Exclusive Member Benefits

  • A subscription to The Flutist Quarterly.
  • Discounts to SmartMusic Software, Principal Flute, and other partners.
  • Unlimited access to Naxos Music Library and Grove Music Onlin


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The Flutist Quarterly

The Flutist Quarterly provides information and articles about the performance, study, history, manufacture, and enjoyment of flutes, flutists, and flute music. 

FQ Plus

 FQ Plus offers feature articles, interactive features, and news about flute events and people. 


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NFA committees play a critical role in guiding the organization’s mission and policies.

NFA Committee Blog

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