San Antonio Riverwalk by Stephen Crane
Flauta Mundi: Previewing the 2024 NFA Convention in San Antonio

Join us for the 52nd Annual National Flute Association Convention in San Antonio, Texas, August…

Léa Freire. Credit Caroline Bittencourt
A Force of Nature: Inside the World of Léa Freire

This March I visited my friend Léa Freire in São Paulo, a city that might…

James DeMars and R. Carlos Nakai: A Two Worlds Collaboration

Composer James DeMars and Native American flutist R. Carlos Nakai’s collaborations have been a groundbreaking…

Crossing Paths: Matthias Ziegler and Wissam Boustany Discuss Imagination and Inspiration

In advance of Wissam Boustany’s appearance at the NFA’s 2023 Convention in Phoenix, we approached…

Instrumental Immersion: Phoenix’s Musical Instrument Museum

Phoenix’s Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) is home to a stunning collection of more than 7,500…

A Fresh IDEA: An update from the NFA’s Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility Committee

Summer always marks the final build of suspense preceding the National Flute Association’s annual convention.…

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Dancing Air: The 2023 NFA Commissions

Each year the New Music Advisory Committee is tasked with commissioning two to three composers…

Desert Botanical Garden
A Phoenix Thank-You

What an extraordinary experience it is to be Convention Program Chair! It’s like running a…

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Pro-Tips: Improve Your Recordings and Make Better Videos Using Your Smartphone and Computer

Making quality recordings of your recitals and concerts, a quick at home reel or TikTok…

View of South Mountain and the Arizona Biltmore Golf Club from 32nd St and Lincoln, Biltmore Area Credit Visit Phoenix/Photo by dspaz.com
Let’s Take the NFA Beyond Borders—Join Us in Phoenix!

The NFA’s 51st Annual Convention in Phoenix is shaping up to be the creatively diverse,…

Pender Island Sunset
Wistful Words of William Bennett: Joyful Stories from the Pender Island Flute Retreat

I’m sitting at my dining room table, looking out at the recent beautiful and sparkly…

From an Honest Place: 2023 Distinguished Service Award Recipient Jonathan Keeble and the Artistry of Paying it Forward

One of the flute world’s most cherished performer/pedagogues, Jonathan Keeble is the 2023 recipient of…