National Flute Association 2024


The National Flute Association holds 22 competitions to reward outstanding performers, composers, publishers, scholars, and entrepreneurs. Among these are 18 performance competitions to select outstanding flutists to perform at the NFA convention.

Repertoire for each category of the 2024 NFA Convention Competitions, to be held in San Antonio, TX, is listed below.

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National Flute Association 2024 Competition Repertoire

Adult Amateur

Novice category:

  • Ernest Bloch, Suite Modale, I. Moderato (Broude Brothers)
  • Germaine Tailleferre, Forlane (any edition)

Intermediate category:

  • Mélanie Bonis, Pièce Op. 189 (Schott)
  • Otar Taktakishvili, Sonata, I. Allegro cantabile (Associated Music Publishers)

Advanced category: 

  • Required piece: Bohuslav Martinů, First Sonata, H. 306, I. Allegro moderato (Associated Music Publishers) 

Choose one of the following:

Baroque Flute Artist

Recorded round:

Semifinal round

  • Elizabeth-Claude Jacquet de La Guerre, Sonata No. 2 in D Major from Sonates Pour le Violon et pour le Clavecin, I. Presto, II. Adagio, and III. Presto (any edition) 
  • Johann Joachim Quantz, Sonata no. 273 in G Major QV 1:109, I. Presto ma fiero and II. Grave (any edition) –
  • Michel Pignolet de Montéclair, Quatriéme Concert from 6 Concerts for flute and continuo, I. La mélancolique, II. La Joyeuse, and V. La Ténébreuse ( / public domain)

Final round: Chosen by applicants at the time of recorded round entry, 25 minute maximum. 

Convention Performers

  • Alvin Singleton, Argoru III (Schott)
  • Allison Loggins-Hull, Homeland (

High School Soloist

Recorded round: 

Final round: 

  • Philippe Gaubert, Ballade (Heugel & Cie) 
  • Matheus André Reichert, The Encore Solo (Southern) 
  • Commissioned Work to be sent to finalists by June 1, 2024.

Jazz Artist

Recorded round: 

All selections may be found in The Real Book, 6th ed. (Hal Leonard):

  • Charlie Parker, Dexterity
  • Chick Corea, Windows 
  • Antonio Carlos Jobim, Corcovado (Quiet Night of Quiet Stars)

Final round: Chosen by applicants at the time of recorded round entry, 25 minute maximum. 

Junior Soloist

Recorded round: 

Final round: 

Piccolo Artist

Recorded round: 

Semifinal round: 

  • Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto in C Major, RV 444, III. Allegro molto (any edition) 
  • Thea Musgrave, Piccolo Play, I. L’Enchanteresse, III. La Pateline, VI. Le Bruit de Guerre, and VII. Le Turbulent (Novello) 
  • Commissioned work to be sent to semifinalists by June 1, 2024.

Final round: Chosen by applicants at the time of recorded round entry, 25 minute maximum. 

Young Artist

Recorded round: 

Quarterfinal (solo flute only) round: 

Semifinal round: 

Final round: Chosen by applicants at the time of recorded round entry, 25 minute maximum. 

Masterclass Performers

Orchestral Audition and Masterclass

Recorded round (all selections found in Orchestral Excerpts for Flute and Orchestral Excerpts for Flute: Volume 2): 

  • Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 3, Mvt. 4, m. 172 - 200 
  • Igor Stravinsky, Firebird Suite (1919 Version), Variation de L’oiseau de feu, complete variation 
  • Johannes Brahms, Symphony No. 4, Mvt. 4, m. 89 - 105 
  • Dmitri Shostakovich, Symphony No. 5, Mvt. 1, rehearsal 39 to measure 2 of rehearsal 41 
  • Dmitri Shostakovich, Symphony No. 5, Mvt. 2, one beat before rehearsal 59 through measure 8 of rehearsal 60

Final round: Chosen by the masterclass clinician. 

Collegiate Flute Choir

  • C Flute: Charles Tomlinson Griffes, Poem, A.93 (any edition)
  • Piccolo: Amanda Harberg, Sonata for Piccolo and Piano, I. Allegro, flowing (Theodore Presser)
  • Alto: Nicole Chamberlain, Flexion (Spotted Rocket)
  • Bass: David Gunn, Lunar Mural 2 (Westleaf Edition). Record with electronic track.
  • Contrabass: Jonathan Cohen, Albisiphonics, I. Early Morning Departure (Nourse Wind Publications)

High School Flute Choir

Professional Flute Choir

  • C Flute: Herman Beeftink, Fantasia for Flute Solo “Flamenco” ( 
  • Piccolo: Tilmann Dehnhard, Zweisitzer [Twoseater] (Universal) 
  • Alto: David Bennett Thomas, You Can Dance If You Want To (Tetractys). Select any two movements. 
  • Bass: Tilmann Dehnhard, Basilica Deserta (Universal) 
  • Contrabass: Adrienne Albert, Winter’s Breath (

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