NYFC Corporate Sponsors
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 one 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!
Our 2022-2023 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 18, 2022*||C||Paolo Taballione, solo flutist, Bavarian State Opera|
|October 15, 2022*||FOF||Sherry Winston, flute (with interviewer Chip Shelton)|
|November 13, 2022*||C||Alison Fierst, associate principal flute, NY Philharmonic|
|November 17, 2022*||WP||Derek A. Johnson, flutist and Kennedy Center executive|
|December 4, 2022*||C||Ebonee Thomas, flutist of the Dallas Opera|
|December 11, 2022||FOF||David Bertrand, flute|
|January 19, 2023*||WP||Joidy Blanco, flute|
|January 22, 2023*||C||Palisades Virtuosi with Margaret Swinchoski, flute|
|February 11, 2023*||FOF||Lawrence Liggins, flutist/educator|
|February 19, 2023*||C||Anthony Trionfo, flute|
|March 18, 2023||NY Flute Fair with guest artist Marco Granados|
|March 23, 2023*||WP||Irwin Hall, flute|
|April 30, 2023||FOF||Coreisa Lee, flute|
|April 23, 2022*||C||2023 NYFC Competition Winners|
|May 21, 2023||Annual Meeting and Ensembles Program concert|
* Connection/calendar details available
News and Updates
2023 NYFC Competition Winners
The 2023 NYFC competition was held at the NY Flute Fair on SaturdayMarch 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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Become a Member
The New York Flute Club offers our Ensemble Program, our Education and Enrichment Program, and our annual competitions.
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.
Thursday, March 23, 2023
Irwin Hall, flute
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Saturday, March 25, 2023
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Sunday, April 23, 2023
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