For Students and Amateurs
Scholarship competition for school-age and college-age flute students; written evaluation of flutists of all ages.
Entrants may choose to participate in the Contest or the Review.
Contest winners will receive prizes of scholarship money and will have the option to submit pre-recorded videos of their solos for the Student Showcase at the Flute Fair (date and format TBD). Review participants receive written evaluation but are not eligible for scholarship prizes or participation in the Student Showcase.
2023 date TBD
Graded repertoire examinations for all ages; participants can choose to enter the solo and/or ensemble category.
For Professionals and Advanced Students
November 11-12, 2022
The RAFA Artist Competition was created to provide advanced flutists ages 17 and above an opportunity to compete on a worldwide level.
Six semi-finalists chosen from the recorded preliminary round will perform for a panel of judges and the general public in November 2022 (venue TBD).
Up to 3 finalists will be selected to perform for a panel of judges and the Flute Fair audience in November 2022 (venue TBD).
The first place winner will receive a cash prize of $1000 and will be invited to perform at an event during the Raleigh Area Flute Association’s 2023-2024 season. The second place winner will receive a cash prize of $500. The third place winner will receive a cash prize of $250.