The New York Flute Club sponsors:
- A professional concert series
- The New York Flute Fair
- An ensemble program
- A monthly newsletter
- An education program
- Commissions of new music for flute
- A variety of publications and recordings
- Free admission and two or more guest tickets to monthly concerts
- Ensemble program
- Access to extensive member directory
- Free listing of members' events in our online and newsletter calendars
- Monthly newsletter
Welcome to the New York Flute Club
We have an exciting season of in-person and virtual events planned (see below); please join us when you can.
Missed an earlier event or want to see it again? Videos of most of the Club's events can be found on the Club's YouTube channel. Scroll left or right, or click on the "Videos" tab if you don't immediately see the one you want. Happy viewing!
And there's no time like the present for renewing an existing membership or beginning a new one: you can join or renew online or print and mail the membership form at any time.
Hope to see you soon!
Planning for the 2023-24 season is well underway.
Watch this page for updates and expect a season announcement/membership renewal email in early September (if not before).
Our 2023-2024 season of concerts and events
Click here for season details.
C = In-person concert (Sundays, 5:30 pm) • WP = Virtual "I Just Wanna Play!" (Thursdays, 7:00 pm)
FOF = In-person "Flutes Out Front"
|September, 24, 2023||FOF||Dennis Rendleman, flutist|
|October 15, 2023||C||Adam Eccleston, Portland Symphony|
|October 26, 2023||WP||TBA|
|November 5, 2023||C||Borealis Wind Quintet|
|November 19, 2023||FOF||Lawrence Liggins, flutist/educator|
|November 26, 2023||FOF||TBA|
|December 3, 2023||C||Dominique Kim, Hartford Symphony & 2021 NFA Young Artist Competition Winner|
|December 21, 2023||WP||TBA|
|January 28, 2024||FOF||Haruna Fukazawa, Improvisation Workshop|
|January 21, 2024||C||Carol Wincenc/Gossamer Trio (Claire Marie Solomon, cello; Nancy Allen, harp)|
|February 4, 2024||C||
Michael Kofler, Munich Philharmonic
|February 15, 2024||WP||TBA|
|March 24, 2024||NY Flute Fair with guest artist Marianne Gedigian|
|April 18, 2024||WP||Kim Scott, jazz flutist/recording artist|
|April 28, 2024||C||2024 NYFC Competition Winners|
|May 19, 2024||C||Annual Meeting and NYFC Ensemble concert|
News and Updates
2023 NYFC Competition Winners
The 2023 NYFC competition was held at the NY Flute Fair on Saturday March 18, 2023. The winners are
1st prize: Jae Hyun Moon
2nd prize: Jamie Kim
3rd prize: Blue Shelton
Hear them in concert at Lang Recital hall on Sunday, April 23 at 5:30 pm. Many thanks to competition coordinator Kaoru Hinata and judges Alison Fierst, Beomjae Kim, Theresa Norris, Jill Sokol, and Pat Zuber.
2023 Young Musicians Contest Winners
The NYFC's Young Musicians Contest was held on February 12, 2023. The winners are
Ages 8 and under: Lucy Kessler
Ages 9-11: Umi Shirai da Costa
Ages 12-14: Emily Leng and Angela Zhang
Ages 15-18: Melody Shen and Michael Stoica
Many thanks to YMC coordinator Stephanie Pizza and judges Katie Althen, Sarah Abrams, and Melissa Cheng (for ages 8 and under, 9-11, and 12-14) and Denis Savelyev, Carla Auld, and Kristin Bacchiocchi-Stewart (for ages 15-18). We look forward to hearing the performers in their Flute Fair concert on March 18.
Do you JUST WANNA PLAY? Announcing the NYFC’s “Small Ensembles” Program
A matchmaking service for NYFC members who wish to play in groups of two to four or five players in their own homes. See the December 2021 NYFC Newsletter for details and/or contact Tereasa Payne at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The New York Flute Club is looking for individuals to participate in a newly formed Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee. The committee will meet periodically throughout the year and discuss ways to promote DEI within the club. If you are interested in joining (NYFC member or not), please contact Diane Couzens at email@example.com.
Become a Member
You can join or renew your membership online and, with membership, view our membership directory, edit your profile, and list your upcoming concerts in Member Events. More member benefits are listed on our membership registration page.
The New York Flute Club, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of flute playing and the appreciation of flute music. It provides a common meeting ground for professional, student, and amateur flutists and offers performance opportunities for flutists and composers. We welcome as members musicians and music lovers who are interested in the flute and flute music. Founded in1920 by eminent flutist Georges Barrère, composer Lamar Stringfield, and a group of their associates, The New York Flute Club is the oldest such organization in the United States.