Annual Senior

Composition

The NFMC U.S. Armed Forces American Music Award

Age Limit Entry Fee Award Amount Deadline for Application
None $20 $500 – 1st Place $250 – 2nd Place Funded by NFMC June 1

NFMC Chairman: Richard Dill

File(s): Application Form

Former students who have served in the armed forces of our country and who wish to resume their study in pursuit of a career in music.

The Anne Gannett Award for Veterans

(honoring a past national president)

Age Limit Entry Fee Award Amount Deadline for Application
None $20 $1,500 June 1, odd numbered years

NFMC Chairman: Richard Dill

File(s): Application Form

Former students who have served in the armed forces of our country and who wish to resume their study in pursuit of a career in music.

The NFMC Lucile Parrish Ward Veteran’s Award

(honoring a past national president)

Age Limit Entry Fee Award Amount Deadline for Application
None $20 $2,250 June 1

NFMC Chairman: Richard Dill

File(s): Application Form

Handbell

The NFMC Ruth Morse Wilson Handbell Award

Age Limit Entry Fee Award Amount Deadline for Application
None $10 $250 (Funded by the Ruth Morse Wilson Legacy) April 1

NFMC Chairman: Carole Langley

File(s): Application Form | Rules

Instrument or Voice

The NFMC Vivian Menees Nelson Award for the Disabled and Visually Impaired

Age Limit Entry Fee Award Amount Deadline for Application
25 through 34 years of age (who is disabled or visually impaired) $5 $400 (A gift of Vivian Menees Nelson) February 1

NFMC Chairman: Alice Conway

File(s): Application Form

Piano solo, Piano-voice, Chamber Music Composition

Emil and Ruth Beyer Composition Awards

Age Limit Entry Fee Award Amount Deadline for Application
Must have reached the 20th but not the 31st, birthday by application deadline $20 $2,000 1st Place- Piano Solo $2,000 1st Place – Piano-voice $4,000 1st Place – Chamber Music (instrumental only) $700 2nd Place – Chamber Music (instrumental only) (Funded by the Emil and Ruth Beyer Legacy) March 1

NFMC Chairman: Stephen Varney

File(s): Application Form | Rules

Professional Development for the Independent Piano Teacher

The NFMC Dr. Ouida Keck Award

(honoring a past national president)

Age Limit Entry Fee Award Amount Deadline for Application
Minimum age requirement of 21 None $1,500 July 1

NFMC Chairman: Laurel Ince

File(s): Application Form

Vocal

Martha Marcks Mack Senior Vocal Award

Age Limit Entry Fee Award Amount Deadline for Application
Graduate student pursuing a Doctoral Degree in Vocal Performance None $5,000 March 15

NFMC Chairman: Dr Dennis Price

File(s): Application Form | Requirements Form

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