THE FLUTE SOCIETY PROGRAM ON 5MBS – presented by Robert Brown

The Flute Society Program is broadcast on Saturday mornings at 10 am.  5MBS is located at 99.9 on the FM Band.

Saturday, March 10, Flute Sonatas by Mouquet, Prokofiev and Poulenc performed by Sir James Galway, Albert Tipton and Juliette Hurel.

Saturday, May 5, Music for Flute and Harp.

Saturday, June 30, TBA

Saturday, August 25, TBA

Saturday, October 20, TBA

Saturday, December 15, Music for the Festive Season, including Elizabeth Koch and Suzanne Handel playing Christmas classics.

The theme music used for the Flute Society Program is Rimsky-Korsakov’s Flight of the Bumblebee, played by Sir James Galway, flute, with Hiro Fujikake, synthesizer.

Fabulous Flute Fun Day with Neil Fisenden

The Fabulous Flute Fun Day with Neil Fisenden was a raging success. A very enjoyable and enriching day was had by all participants. The Fun Day continues to be a highlight of the Flute Society calendar year.

Best red outfit, final concert.

Lots of learning and lots of playing!

Adelaide Eisteddfod – THIS WEEKEND!!


When: August 11-13.

Venues: Salvation Army Citadel, 55 George Street, Norwood and Unley Uniting Church, 187 Unley Road, Unley.

Adjudicators: Neil Fisenden (flute); Tim Nott (Woodwind)

More details HERE!

Online membership application now available!

The Flute Society of South Australia is pleased to announce that you can now join our membership base ONLINE! Yes, you read correctly – this is one of our big steps in trying to drag our lovely little community into the 21st century, and make things a little easier for you folks.

You can discover the wonderful benefits of membership AND join us via our membership page here.

We are currently transitioning from our old web address of to this one, so please be patient with content development and move to this new home of ours.

Kind regards,

The Flute Society of SA

Carolyn White Memorial Scholarship


When: Sunday October 22nd

Where: Unley Uniting Church, 187 Unley Road, Unley

Admission: gold coin donation.

Adjudicator: Lisa Gill

The Carolyn White Memorial Scholarship is for young flautists aged fifteen years or under on January 1, 2017. It provides them with the opportunity to prepare and perform works and to compete for cash prizes which may be used for tuition expenses or towards the cost of a new instrument or new music.

Entrants are required to perform the following on a C Concert Flute:

a) Set piece: Les Plaisirs from Suite in A minor, Telemann (Peters or any recognised edition)

b) Own choice piece, time limit is 6 minutes

The Carolyn White Memorial Scholarship will consist of two prizes:

First Prize $250

Second Prize $100 (donated by Elizabeth Koch AM)

Closing date: Friday September 22nd

Enquiries: Ph. 8333-0665

Please download, complete and print the ‘APRA/AMCOS Copyright Declaration Form’ at

Carolyn White Scholarship Brochure

Carolyn White Scholarship Application Form

NB: The Flute Society of South Australia’s Committee reserves the right to cancel the Carolyn White Memorial Scholarship if there are less than six entries.

We are moving in (soon)!

Welcome! This is the soon-to-be new web home of The Flute Society of South Australia. We’re looking forward to many great developments, including the implementation of an on-line membership form that will have you all rushing to join us with a few easy key strokes. You can find out all about what we do and the benefits of membership here in the near future, and until then….

… you can find all you need to know at our old address here.

Keep your eyes peeled and we hope to see you again soon.

Kind regards,

The Flute Society of South Australia