2018-19 Season Events

Summer Flute Choir Performances

Durham Summer Flute Choir

Saturday, June 30 at 3:00pm

North Regional Library, 221 Milton Rd, Durham

The Durham Flute Choir’s summer personnel gather to rehearse and perform during the summer. Join director Maureen Kelly and the choir for their Kick Off to July 4 concert!

Mark your calendar now and plan to join us for another exciting season of flute events!

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9/16/18 Flute4 Event
11/4/18 Review & Contest
11/9/18 Artist Competition
11/10/18 Flute Fair
2/3/18 Kathie Stewart Event
4/?/19 Solo/Ensemble Fest
5/19/19 Members’ Recital

Practical Matters: mind, body, and spirit with Flute4

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(L to R): Caroline Ulrich, Carla Copeland-Burns, Erinn Frechette, Amy Orsinger Whitehead

Sunday, September 16, 2018

12:30 – 6:00 PM

Duke University East Campus

Co-sponsored by RAFA and Duke University Music Department, the afternoon features a recital by Flute4 and participatory workshops on a variety of practical matters including ensemble skills, musicians’ health, mind-games, teamwork, and author Sarah Robinson with her book “Clubbing for Musicians”.


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34th Annual Review and Contest

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Highland United Methodist Church

1901 Ridge Rd, Raleigh

1:30 – 5:30 PM

Scholarship competition for local flutists of all ages. Contest winners will perform at the Flute Fair on Saturday, November 10.

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Annual RAFA Artist Competition

Friday-Saturday, November 9-10, 2018

Highland United Methodist Church

1901 Ridge Rd, Raleigh

Friday: Semifinals Concert

Saturday: Finals Concert

National-level competition for advanced flutists age 17 and above; $1750 in prizes. Friday evening’s semi-final round is open to the public. Final round will be held during Saturday’s Flute Fair (Nov. 10).  

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Annual Flute Fair

with guest artist Laurie Sokoloff


Laurie Sokoloff

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Highland United Methodist Church

1901 Ridge Rd, Raleigh

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

The day’s events include a class and concert by guest artist Laurie Sokoloff (former piccoloist with Baltimore Symphony & Peabody Conservatory faculty); exhibits of the latest flutes and accessories; recitals showcasing RAFA Contest winners; participatory workshops; and the final round of the RAFA Artist Competition!

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Concert & Class with Baroque Flutist Kathie StewartKathie Stewart

Sunday, February 3, 2019

First Presbyterian Church

305 E Main St, Durham

2:00 – 6:00 PM

Co-sponsored by RAFA & Mallarme Chamber Players, Ms. Stewart will present a concert, followed by an interactive class on Baroque performance practice.

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Annual Solo/Ensemble Fest

April 2019 (date TBD)

Graded repertoire examinations for all ages; participants can choose to enter the solo and/or ensemble category.

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Members’ Recital

May 19, 2019

3:00 PM

Featuring RAFA members performing in solos, small ensembles and flute choirs.

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