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.

2022-2023 Season Overview 

June 23-25, 2022MountainWest FluteFest
September 10th, 2022 Flute Choir in the Park
October 8th, 2022Preparation Complete ✅! The triathlon approach to your best audition/performance yet. Taught by Sharon Sparrow of the Detroit Symphony.
October 8th, 2022Sharron Sparrow Guest Artist Recital
November 5th, 2022 –  Nationwide Adult Amateur Competition Registration Deadline
November 12th, 2022Jeiran’s Davis County Masterclass
January 14th, 2023High School Scholarship Competition
January 28th, 2023Jeiran’s Salt Lake County Masterclass
March 10th, 2023 –  Sonata Competition
March 11th, 2023 –  Flute Festival
March 25th, 2023Sonata Competition Winners Recital
April 15th, 2023Jeiran’s Utah County Masterclass


Joyce Bennett
Elaine Jorgensen
Karen Perkins
Founded 1987

Board of Directors

Nicole Elkins /President
Ashley Tingey / Vice President & Venue Coordinator
Kristen Parrish / Secretary
Tia Jaynes / Treasurer & Sonata Competition Director
Rachel Reece / Social Media
Lyndsay Keith / Memberships
Annie Jones / Outreach & Grant Writing
Mitchell Atencio 
/ Adult Amateur Competition
Jeiran Hasan / Masterclasses
Maren Crowley / Newsletters
Drew Powell / Sonata Competition Schedule Coordinator
Rachel Christensen / High School Scholarship Competition / Sonata Competition Judge Coordinator
Katrina Young / MountainWest FluteFest Director

Collegiate Liaisons

Lisa Byrnes / University of Utah
Christina Castellanos 
/ Brigham Young University
Christina Castellanos / Snow College
Rebecca Chapman
 / Utah Valley University
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
​Karen Perkins / Advisor & Founder
Elizabeth Weissman / Advisor