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.

2024-2025 Season Overview 

September 1, 2024Sonata Competition Repertoire Announced
September 14, 2024Flute Choir in the Park
October 18, 2024 All-State Prep Event
November 2, 2024CharFluterie & Open Mic Night
November 2, 2024 –  Nationwide Adult Amateur Competition Registration Deadline
December 7, 2024 Nationwide Adult Amateur Competition Submission Deadline
December 7, 2024High School Scholarship Registration Deadline
January 18, 2025High School Scholarship Competition
January 18, 2025Artist Performer Submission Due
January 25, 2025 – Masterclass & Recital with Dr. April Clayton & Kristi Shade
February 9, 2025Sonata Competition Registration Deadline
February 15, 2025Flute Choir & Valentines Social
March 7, 2025 –  Sonata Competition
March 8, 2025 –  Utah Flute Convention
March 22, 2025Sonata Competition Winners Recital
May 17, 2025 Flute Choir Summer Soirée
June TBD, 2025 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
Eileen Amari-Vaught / Venue Coordinator
Rachel Reece / Social Media
Maren Crowley / Newsletters
Brittni McDonald / Vendors
Madeline Harrison / Grant Writing
Drew Powell / Sonata Competition Schedule Coordinator
Virva Sandorf / Sonata Competition Coordinator
Tara Briggs / Accessibility Chair
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 / Salt Lake Community College
Dr. April Clayton / Utah Valley University / Snow College / Westminster College
Dr. Jeiran Hasan / Utah State University
Cindy Henderson / Weber State University
Virginia Stitt / Southern Utah University

Collegiate Ambassadors

Sadie Akin / University of Utah
Lillie Gardner / Brigham Young University
Megan Rasmussen / Utah State University
Melia Morrison / Weber State University

Honorary Board of Directors

Nicole Elkins / Past President
​Karen Perkins / Advisor & Founder
Elizabeth Weissman / Advisor