RAFA Artist Competition

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 in Raleigh, NC, on November 12, 2021 (venue TBD).

Up to 3 finalists will be selected to perform in Raleigh, NC, on November 13, 2021 (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 2022-2023 season. The second place winner will receive a cash prize of $500. The third place winner will receive a cash prize of $250. 

Preliminary Recorded Round Repertoire 

  • Marin Marais, Les Folies d’Espagne (Bärenreiter), Theme and four variations of your choice 
  • Katherine Hoover, Winter Spirits

2021 RAFA Artist Competition official rules
2021 RAFA Artist Competition flyer

Applications will open August 21, 2021, on this page.
The electronic submission deadline is 11:59 pm ET, Saturday, September 11, 2021.

For more information, contact:

Catherine LeGrand, RAFA Artist Competition Coordinator
rafa.artist.competition@gmail.com