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September 2023

Flutefinity Performs Gala Flute Choir Concert

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The NFA Weekly, Vol. 144
This week, we invite you to apply for the First Generation in College Scholarship, learn more about our offerings to highlight younger generations for our 2023 Convention in Phoenix, AZ, submit proposals for our Fall 2023 online series, and more!

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Highlighting the Next Generation of Flutists at 2023 Convention in Phoenix, AZ

This summer in Phoenix, NFA will be highlighting the next generation of flutists and teaching methods that have proven successful.
Pictured: Flutefinity


A college ensemble conducted by Brian Luce from the University of Arizona that was chosen to perform at the NFA Convention
Friday, August 4th, 7pm - Pre-Gala Lobby Concert

Sooah Jeon
15 year old protégé of Carol Wincenc
Featured on:
Friday, August 4th - Gala Concert
Saturday, August 5th - Finale of the Gala Concerto Concert
Saturday, August 5th, 8am - Move "Beyond Your Musical Borders" with Carol Wincenc using the Pedagogy of Marcel Moyse

Gregory Bardwell
Winner of the 2022 Young Artist Competition
Saturday, August 5th, 5pm - 2022 Young Artist Recital

Suzuki Method Legacy
A new layer to the Suzuki Triangle, which involves the next generation. This presentation will outline the philosophy and influences, how the method crossed (and continues to cross) borders, and feature students who grew up with the Method.
Sunday, August 6th, 9am

Suzuki International Flute Ensemble
The ensemble will perform a charming “mashup” of Mary Had a Little Lamb and Dvorak's New World Symphony arranged and conducted by Noelle Perrin-Bryson.
Sunday, August 6th, 4pm - Sunday Closing Concert

Ester Esteban Solana
Winner of the 2022 Piccolo Soloist Competition
Sunday, August 6th, 4pm - Sunday Closing Concert

See the full convention schedule

The 51st NFA Convention will take place August 3-6, 2023 in Phoenix, AZ. 

Register and reserve your hotel room TODAY! Advanced registration will be open through July 13, 2023. Please note that NFA membership is required at the time of registration and will be required to attend the convention. Join or renew your membership here.

2024 Award Nominations Due TODAY (June 1st)!
Submit a nomination for the 2024 Lifetime Achievement Award or Distinguished Service Award today!
The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to a flutist or flute maker, composer, or author who has shown a profound commitment to music and a dedication to the flute community. The honoree’s achievements must have inspired and contributed to the advancement and knowledge of the flute and flute playing. Begin a nomination here. The Distinguished Service Award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated profound, dedicated service and commitment to the National Flute Association. Begin a nomination here


Ransom Wilson, 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Submit a Fall 2023 Online Event Proposal
We are now accepting applications for Fall 2023 online events! NFA members are eligible to submit proposals for 60 minute virtual sessions now through June 15, 2023.  These sessions are for the shared exploration of a specific topic or a participatory playing experience. Sessions may consist of one of the following:
Demonstration of an approach or technique
  • Exploration of a topic of interest to the field
  • Play-along sessions with remote participation by attendees
  • Accepted formats for sessions include panel discussions with Q&A, workshops or masterclasses, or play-alongs. Submit your proposal today!

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