Student and Collegiate Composition Awards


Note: Members of the Student/Collegiate Division should also carefully check NFMC Summer Music Centers Awards, as various age levels are included in Summer Music Center and Camp opportunities.

Students may enter one manuscript with a $20.00 entry fee by March 1. Judges will adjudicate all compositions and determine winners of the awards listed below. Awards are not to be applied for separately.

Class I Sonata or comparable work for solo wind or string instrument with piano, or for any combination of 3 to 5  instruments, of which the piano may be one.
Class II Choral work
Class III Piano solo
Class IV Vocal solo with piano, organ or orchestral accompaniment.  English text.

NFMC Marion Richter American Music Composition Award  -   $1,100
NFMC Young Composers Award  -   $1,100 and $900
NFMC Devora Nadworney Award for Vocal Solo  -   $400
Hatz Special Recognition Award  -   2 - $50 awards sponsored by Nancy B. and Russell C. Hatz

Student/Collegiate Composition Awards

Age Limit Entry Fee Award Amount Deadline for Application
Must have reached the 19th, but not the 26th birthday by the application deadline. Must be a junior, senior, or graduate student in college, majoring in composition $20 See Below March 1

NFMC Chairman: Cal Slater

File(s): Application Form | Requirements

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