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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

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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
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  • 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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    Flutefinity back in the recording studio


    Taking a lighthearted moment between takes while recording Memories of East Tennessee.

    Flutefinity Performs at 2020 NFA

    Flutefinity with Alumnae of HarpFusion

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    Performing to standing-room-only audience at the pre-Gala Concert. Special thanks to Dr. Cathy Clayton from the University of Utah for hosting us and alumnae harpists from UA!

    Flutefinity and Percussion at UA vs. GCU Hockey Game

    Flutefinity and HarpFusion Performance

    Flutefinity and HarpFusion

    Christmas Concert

    Valley Presbyterian Church
    Green Valley, AZ

    Flutefinity Performance at Rincon West

    Flutefinity and the Fred Fox Wind Quintet Perform at Rincon West Park

    Holiday Music 2017

    Carol of the Bells

    Flutefinity has released, for a limited time, some of its holiday music on the Facebook Page. We always have fun recording these and have new pieces each year arranged by members of the ensemble.

    New Recording

    Hot out of the studio!


    Flutefinity just recorded the premiere recording of András Derecskei’s Prelude No. 2 for piccolos and harp. This evocative work is full of interesting colors and subtlety and we had a great time recording it! Read More...

    New Recording Artistry Course

    Recording Artistry

    Dr. Luce is offering the training he gives to all his Flutefinity performers to all students in the Fred Fox School of Music! This class isn’t a technology class, it is the “how to” record class. Questions will be asked, answered, and this hand’s-on class will provide experience in:

    • What tempos work for a given piece of music?
    • What is rubato and tenuto, anyway?
    • How do I ensure that the recording reflects my personal musical style and intentions?
    • How do I get the best performance from collaborators?
    • What type of recording method is appropriate for a given genre?

    Contact Dr. Luce, directly, if you are interested in learning how to create musical product!

    Flutefinity on YouTube

    You can now watch several of our videos on YouTube. Stay tuned for what will happen next!

    Flutefinity on Facebook

    Flutefinity is now on Facebook! You can keep up with the group’s schedule and activity by following them on Facebook.

    Flutefinity Performs at NFA!

    Flutefinity to performs at NFA

    Flutefinity, the UA Fred Fox School of Music flute ensemble, will be performing at the National Flute Association Convention in San Diego, California on Saturday, August 13, 2016.