About UFA

The Utah Flute Association is a non-profit organization created to foster great flute music within Utah and beyond. We support and engage flutists of all levels and experiences, while continuing to be a resource for all those in our local flute community.

2023-2024 Season Overview 

August 19th, 2023Flute Choir in the Park
September 9, 2023Masterclass & Workshop with Christina Castellanos 
October 20, 2023 All-State Prep Event
October 21, 2023CharFluterie & Open Mic Night
November 4th, 2023Jonathan Borja Masterclass & Recital
December 1, 2023 –  Nationwide Adult Amateur Competition Registration Deadline
December 2, 2023 Nationwide Adult Amateur Competition Submission Deadline
December 2, 2023Flute Caroling & Holiday Party
December 15, 2023High School Scholarship Registration Deadline
January 13, 2024High School Scholarship Competition
January TBA, 2024 – Artist Performer Submission Due
January 20, 2024 – Fusion Music by Female Composers with Dr. Nadine Luke
February 16, 2024Small Ensemble Play-In & Valentines Social
March 15th, 2024 –  Sonata Competition
March 16th, 2024 –  Utah Flute Convention
March 23th, 2024Sonata Competition Winners Recital
April 13, 2024 – Masterclass & Workshop with Dr. Tia Jaynes
June 26-29, 2024 – MountainWest FluteFest


Joyce Bennett
Elaine Jorgensen
Karen Perkins
Founded 1987

Board of Directors

Ashley Tingey / President
Dr. Jeiran Hasan / Vice President 
Kristen Parrish / Secretary
Annie Jones / Treasurer 
Gabriel Gutierrez / Graphics & Publications
Eilee Amari-vaught / Venue Coordinator
Rachel Reece / Social Media
Maren Crowley / Newsletters
Brittni McDonald / Vendors
Madeline Harrison / Grant Writing
Mitchell Atencio / Adult Amateur Competition
Drew Powell / Sonata Competition Schedule Coordinator
Virva Sandorf / Sonata Competition Coordinator
Tara Briggs / Sonata Competition Coordinator
Rachel Christensen / High School Scholarship Competition Coordinator – Sonata Competition Judge Coordinator
Katrina Young / MountainWest FluteFest Director

Collegiate Liaisons

Lisa Byrnes / University of Utah
Christina Castellanos / Brigham Young University
Dr. Tia Jaynes / Snow College
Rebecca Chapman / Utah Valley University
Dr. Jeiran Hasan / Utah State University
Cindy Henderson / Weber State University
Sally Humphreys / Westminster College
Virginia Stitt / Southern Utah University

Honorary Board of Directors

Sally Humphreys/ Past President
‚ÄčKaren Perkins / Advisor & Founder
Elizabeth Weissman / Advisor