Artist Competition

Due to COVID -19, the RAFA board of directors has voted to postpone our 6th annual Artist Competition until November 2021. 

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 2021 (TBD).

Up to 3 finalists will be selected to perform for a panel of judges and the Flute Fair audience in November 2021 (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

Electronic submission deadline is September 11, 2021.

Semi-final round

November, 2021 TBD

Open to the public. 

Free Admission.

Final round: (during the RAFA Flute Fair) 

November, 2021 TBD

Applications will open August 2021 on this page.

For more information, contact:

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