Competitions & Awards

nfmcThe National Federation of Music Clubs (NFMC) offers more than $750,000 in competition and award prizes on the local, state and national level. The Biennial Young Artist and Ellis Duo-Pianists competitions award a total of $77,300 in awards and two years of performance bookings. Additional competitions are sponsored by the Federation in a wide range of categories, including voice, instrumental music, composition, dance, conducting, handicapped and visually impaired, and music therapy. NFMC also sponsors more than 40 annual and biennial awards for students desiring to attend Summer Music Centers.

Competitions and Awards Chart

The Competitions and Awards Chart lists all available NFMC awards and details. Rules and requirements for each award, as well as application forms may be downloaded from the NFMC website.


Competitions & Awards Divisions