Summer Music Center Awards

Note: The following listings are arranged alphabetically by school/camp name.

Summer Music Centers National Chairman:
Odee Maier
6292 13th Cir S
Fargo, ND 58104
(701) 280-2437
odmaier@cableone.net

NFMC Aspen School of Music
2 Music School Rd
Aspen, CO 81611
www.aspenmusicfestival.com

NFMC Aspen School of Music Strings Award

Camp Date: 9 weeks, June – August
Write for Info: Sarah Mazur, Admissions Counselor, smazur@aspenmusic.org
Category: Strings
Award Amount: $500
Age Limit: Up to 25
Deadline for Application: February 1

NFMC Representative:
Linda King
lckking@aol.com

Brevard Music Center
Box 312
Brevard, NC 28712
www.brevard.org

NFMC Lucile Parrish Ward Award

Camp Date: 6½ weeks, June – August
Write for Info: NFMC Representative
Category: Piano (preferably) or Band & Orchestral Instruments
Award Amount: $600
Age Limit: 18 to 24
Deadline for Application: March 1

NFMC Representative:
Dale Clark
daleclarksta@bellsouth.net

Rose Thomas Smith Award

Camp Date: 6½ weeks, June – August
Write for Info: NFMC Representative (before February 1)
Category: Band & Orchestra Instruments
Award Amount: $2,000
Age Limit: 14 to 20
Deadline for Application: March 1

NFMC Representative:
Sara Helen Moore
sarahelenmoore@triad.rr.com

Chautauqua Music School
Box 1098
Chautauqua, NY 14722
www.ciweb.org

NFMC Eleanor Pascoe Award for Voice

Camp Date: 7 weeks, July – August
Write for Info: Sarah Malinoski-Umberger, music@ciweb.org
Category: Voice
Award Amount: $300
Age Limit: 18 to 25
Deadline for Application: April 1, audition by tape or live, consult Chautauqua

NFMC Representative:
Lois M. Tamplin
loiet08@gmail.com

Martha Marcks Mack Awards for Voice

Camp Date: 7 weeks, July – August
Write for Info: Sarah Malinoski-Umberger, music@ciweb.org
Category: Voice
Award Amount: $2,250 (2)
Age Limit: 18 to 25
Deadline for Application: January 10

NFMC Representative:
Ruthann McChesney
pfmcram@hotmail.com

Piano & Strings Awards

Camp Date: 7 weeks, July – August
Write for Info: Sarah Malinoski-Umberger, music@ciweb.org
Category: Piano & Strings Award
Award Amount: $500 (3)
Age Limit: 18 to 25
Deadline for Application: Contact NFMC Representative

NFMC Representative:
Lois M. Tamplin
loiet08@gmail.com

Eastern Music Festival
Box 22026
Greensboro, NC 27420
www.easternmusicfestival.org

NFMC Piano & Orchestral Instruments Award

Camp Date: 6 weeks, Mid-June – Early August
Write for Info: Melissa Edwards, melissa@easternmusicfestival.org
Category: Piano & Orchestral Instruments
Award Amount: $500
Age Limit: 14 to 20
Deadline for Application: March 1

NFMC Representative:
William P. Carroll
bcarroll@uncg.edu

Stephen Collins Foster Music Camp
Foster Bld. Rm. 101
521 Lancaster Ave.
Richmond, KY 40475
www.fostercamp.org

NFMC Irene Muir Award

Camp Date: Four 2-week sessions, Two 1-week sessions
Write for Info: Mary Gregg, mary.gregg@eku.edu
Category: Instrumental, Voice, Piano, Guitar
Award Amount: $175 (4)
Age Limit: Jr. and Sr. High
Deadline for Application: Contact NFMC Representative

NFMC Representative:
Sue Ann Reeves
charlespreeves@bellsouth.net

 

Idaho Gwladys Comstock Awards

Camp: Recipient’s choice
Write for Info: Connie Hutchens, mammacon2@msn.com
Category: Instrumental & Voice
Award Amount: $500
Age Limit: 12 to 18
Files: Application
Deadline for Application: March 1

NFMC Representative:
Connie Hutchens
mammacon2@msn.com

 

Inspiration Point Fine Arts Center, Opera in the Ozarks
6311 Hwy. 62 West
Eureka Springs, AR 72632
www.opera.org

Martha Marcks Mack Award for Opera (Apprentice Artist)

Camp Date: 8 week session, June-July
Write for Info: Dr. Tom Cockrell, artisticdirector@opera.org
Category: Opera (Apprentice Artist)
Award Amount: $2,125 (2) paid to IPFAC
Age Limit: 18-35
Deadline for Application: Contact NFMC Representative

NFMC Representative:
Carla Johnson
carlatfmc@aol.com

NFMC Mary Prudie Brown Scholarship

Camp Date: 8 week session, June-July
Write for Info: Dr. Tom Cockrell, artisticdirector@opera.org
Category: Continuing Education, Opera
Award Amount: $1,100 paid to approved school of recipient’s choice
Age Limit: 18-35
Deadline for Application: No separate application necessary. Winner to be selected from those participating in the session.

NFMC Representative:
Jean Moffatt
jmoffatt20@live.com

NFMC Award for Opera

Camp Date: 8 week session, June-July
Write for Info: Dr. Tom Cockrell, artisticdirector@opera.org
Category: Opera
Award Amount: $3,000 paid to IPFAC, funded by NFMC and South Central Region
Age Limit: 18-35
Deadline for Application: March 1

NFMC Representative:
Lee Meyer
(512) 345-5072

Interlochen Arts Camp
PO Box 199
Interlochen, MI 49643
www.interlochen.org/camp

Herman and Mary Neumann Award

Camp Date: 8 weeks, July – August
Write for Info: Jerrod Price, jerrodprice@interlochen.org
Category: Piano, Voice, Orchestral Instruments
Award Amount: $850
Age Limit: Must be in High School
Deadline for Application: February 15

NFMC Representative:
Hazel Lawrence
hhlawrence@aol.com

International Music Camp
111 11th Ave SW, Suite 3
Minot, North Dakota 58701
www.internationalmusiccamp.com

NFMC Agnes Jardine Award

Camp Date: 8 weeks, June – July
Write for Info: Tim & Christine Baumann, info@internationalmusiccamp.com
Category: Band, Piano, Guitar, Orchestra, Art, Dance, Drama
Award Amount: $150 (6)
Age Limit: Jr. & Sr. High
Deadline for Application: April 1

NFMC Representative:
Carma Kulish
ndmusic.asap@yahoo.com

Junior Composers Institute
825 18th Street
Windom MN 56101
www.juniorcomposers.org

Evelyn Sampson Award

Camp Date: First full week after July 4
Write for Info: NFMC Representative
Category: Composition
Award Amount: $400 (for a student whose teacher is a member of the North Dakota Federation of Music Clubs)
Age Limit: 14 to 19
Deadline for Application: May 20

NFMC Representative:
Pat Grantier
patg@bis.midco.net

Kneisel Hall
PO Box 648
Blue Hill, ME 04614
www.kneisel.org

NFMC Ada Holding Miller Award

Camp Date: 7 weeks, June – August
Write for Info: Ellen Werner, ellen@kneisel.org
Category: Piano & Strings
Award Amount: $800
Age Limit: 15 to 30
Deadline for Application: April 1

NFMC Representative:
Ellen Werner
ellen@kneisel.org

Marrowstone Music Festival
Western Washington University
Bellingham, WA
www.marrowstone.org

NFMC Marrowstone Orchestral Award

Camp Date: 3 weeks in August
Write for Info: Seattle Youth Symphony, 11065 Fifth Ave. NE, Suite A, Seattle, WA 98125
Category: Orchestral (except percussion)
Award Amount: $500
Age Limit: 13 to 21
Deadline for Application: April 1

NFMC Representative:
Dan Schmitt
schmitt@syso.org

Meadowmount School
1424 County Route 10
Westport, NY 12993
www.meadowmount.com

NFMC Meadowmount Award

Camp Date: 8 weeks, June – August
Write for Info: NFMC Representative
Category: Violin, Viola, or Cello
Award Amount: $225
Age Limit: 10 to 18
Deadline for Application: April 30

NFMC Representative:
Mary McGowan
admissions@meadowmount.com

Music Academy of the West
1070 Fairway Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
www.musicacademy.org

NFMC Music Academy of the West Award

Camp Date: Last week of June – mid-August
Write for Info: Tiffany DeVries, tdevries@musicacademy.org
Category: Opera
Award Amount: $1,000
Age Limit: Open, expected minimum age 16
Deadline for Application: February 1

NFMC Representative:
Elizabeth Mosher
emosherleo@msn.com

Ravinia Festival
Steans Institute for Young Artists
418 Sheridan Rd
Highland Park, IL 60035
www.ravinia.org/steans.aspx

NFMC Rose Thomas Smith Award

Camp Date: 2 weeks in June
Write for Info: Anthony Roberts, aroberts@ravinia.org
Category: Instrumental Jazz
Award Amount: $2,700
Age Limit: College Student
Deadline for Application: No separate application necessary. Winner to be selected from those participating in the session.

NFMC Representative:
Terry Tennes
terrytennes@yahoo.com

Rocky Ridge Music Center
465 Long Peaks Rd
Estes Park, CO 80517
www.rockyridge.org

NFMC Rocky Ridge Award

Camp Date: 5 weeks, June – July
Write for Info: Karen Dusek, karen@rockyridge.org
Category: Orchestral Instruments
Award Amount: $500
Age Limit: Sr. High or College (Jr. High considered)
Deadline for Application: April 1

NFMC Representative:
Leila Viss
lviss@me.com

Santa Fe Opera Apprentice Artists Program
PO Box 2408
Santa Fe, NM 87501
www.santafeopera.org

NFMC Ruth Freehoff Award for Opera

Camp Date: Approximately June 15 – August 30
Write for Info: Brad Woolbright, bwoolbright@santafeopera.org
Category: Voice
Award Amount: $400
Age Limit: 20 to 30
Deadline for Application: November 15

NFMC Representative:
Angelica Plass
raplass@q.com

Sewanee Music Center Festival
735 University Ave
Sewanee, TN 37375
www.sewaneemusicfestival.org

Gladys Coult Summer Award

Camp Date: 4 weeks, June – July
Write for Info: Stephanie Kelley, ssmf@sewanee.edu
Category: Instrumental & Choral
Award Amount: $400
Age Limit: High School or College
Deadline for Application: April 1

NFMC Representative:
Mary Ellen Nolletti
snupy36@msn.com

Simpson College Orpheus Summer Music Camp
701 North C St
Indianola, IA 50125
simpson.edu/music/music-festivals-and-camps/orpheus-summer-music-camp/

NFMC Faye and John Abild Awards

Camp Date: 1 week in July
Write for Info: Dr. Timothy McMillin, tim.mcmillin@simpson.edu
Category: Piano
Award Amount: $450 (2)
Age Limit: 14 to 18
Deadline for Application: May 1

NFMC Representative:
Patti Abild
pabild16@gmail.com

The Walden School
PO Box 432
Dublin, NH 03444
www.waldenschool.org

NFMC Walden Composition & Theory Award

Camp Date: 5 weeks, June – July
Write for Info: Amy Bryan, abryan@waldenschool.org
Category: Composition and Theory
Award Amount: $500
Age Limit: 9 to 18
Deadline for Application: March 1

NFMC Representative:
Amy Bryan
abryan@waldenschool.org