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.

2022 RAFA Artist Competition dates:

  • Entry opens on this page: August 15
  • Entry deadline: September 17
  • Semi-finalists announced: No later than October 4
  • Semi-finalists confirm their participation: No later than October 11
  • Semi-Final round: November 11
    Highland United Methodist Church, 1901 Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC
  • Final round: November 12
    Highland United Methodist Church, 1901 Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC

Six semi-finalists chosen from the recorded Preliminary round will perform for a panel of judges and the general public on Friday, November 11, 2022.

Up to 3 finalists will be selected to perform for a panel of judges and the Flute Fair audience on Saturday, November 12.

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.

Preliminary recorded round repertoire:

  • G.P. Telemann: Fantasia No. 5 in C Major (complete, with repeats)
  • Valerie Coleman: Danza de la Mariposa

The deadline for electronic submissions is September 17, 2022.

2022 RAFA Artist Competition official rules

2022 RAFA Artist Competition PDF flyer

For more information, contact Catherine LeGrand, Artist Competition Coordinator
rafa.artist.competition@gmail.com

Registration is now closed.