Summer Music Centers

Note: The following listings are alphabetical, by the school/camp name.

All summer award applicants must apply to the center before being considered for the awards below.

Summer Music Centers

Chairman: Odee Maier, 6292 13th Circle South, Fargo, ND 58104

Band and Orchestral Instruments

Camp Date: 6½ weeks, June-August

Write for Info: NFMC Representative (before February 1)

LInk to camp

Brevard Music Center

(Rose Thomas Smith Award)
Box 312, Brevard, North Carolina 28712

Age Limit Award Amount Deadline for Application
14-20 $2,000 (Funded by the Rose Thomas Smith Legacy) March 1

NFMC Representative: Sara Helen Moore

Composition

Camp Date: First full week after July 4

Write for Info: NFMC Representative

Link to camp

Junior Composers Institute

Age Limit Award Amount Deadline for Application
14 – 19 $400 (Funded by the Evelyn Sampson Endowment for a student whose teacher is a member of the North Dakota Federation of Music Clubs) May 20

NFMC Representative: Gordon Maier

Composition and Theoretical Skills

Camp Date: 5 weeks, June-July

Write for Info: Seth Brenzel, 31A 29th Sreet, San Francisco, CA 94110

Link to camp

The Walden School

PO Box 432, Dublin, NH 03444

Age Limit Award Amount Deadline for Application
9-18 $250 NFMC March 1

NFMC Representative: Amy Bryan

Instrumental, Voice, Piano and Guitar

Camp Date: 4-two week sessions & 2-one week sessions

Write for Info: Mary Gregg

Link to camp

 

Irene Muir Award

(Honoring a past national president)
Stephen Collins Foster Music Camp
Richmond, KY

Age Limit Award Amount
Junior and Senior High 4 - $175 Awards

NFMC Representative: Sue Ann Reeves

Instruments, Voice, Piano, Guitar

Camp Date: (consult camp selected)

Write for Info: NFMC Representative

Gwladys Comstock Award for Music Camp

(By the Idaho Federation of Music, for Camp of recipient’s choice)

Age Limit Award Amount Deadline for Application
12-18 $500 – 1st Place (Funded by the Idaho Federation) March 1 Audition by tape or CD only

NFMC Representative: Connie Hutchens

Jazz instrumental

Camp Date: 2 Weeks, June

Write for Info: Ravinia Festival

Link to camp

Ravinia Festival

Steans Institute for Young Artists
418 Sheridan Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035

Age Limit Award Amount Deadline for Application
College Student $2,700 NFMC Funded by Rose Thomas Smith Legacy No separate application necessary – winner selected from those participating in the session

NFMC Representative: Terry Tennes

Opera (Apprentice Artist)

Camp Date: 8 weeks, June - July

Write for Info: NFMC Repsentative

Martha Marcks Mack Award

Inspiration Point Fine Arts Center, Opera in the Ozarks
Eureka Springs, AR

Age Limit Award Amount
18- 35 2 - $2,125 Awards

NFMC Representative: Carla Johnson

Opera Study

Camp Date: 8 Weeks, June – July

Write for Info: NFMC Representative

Link to camp

Mary Prudie Brown Music Education Award

(Honoring a past national president)
Inspiration Point Fine Arts Center
16311 Highway 62 West, Eureka Springs, AR 72632

Age Limit Award Amount Deadline for Application
18-35 1,000; Paid to approved school of recipients choice No separate application necessary. Winner to be selected from those participating in the session

NFMC Representative: Betty Hall

Opera Study & Performance with Orchestra

Camp Date: 8 week session

Write for Info: Jim Swiggart

Link to camp

Opera in the Ozarks at Inspiration Point

16311 Highway 62 West, Eureka Springs, AR 72632

Age Limit Award Amount Deadline for Application
18-35 $1,700 Funded by NFMC, Arkansas, FMC, Kansas FMC, Missouri FMC, Texas FMC & Oklahoma FMC; Award will be paid directly to IPFAC March 1

NFMC Representative: Lee Meyer

Opera Study, Voice Technique

Camp Date: Last week of June – mid August

Write for Info: NFMC Representative

Link to camp

Music Academy of the West

1070 Fairway Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93108
[Lawrence Leighton Smith, Musical Director]

Age Limit Award Amount Deadline for Application
Open, expected minimum age 16 $1,000 NFMC February 1

NFMC Representative: Elizabeth Mosher

Orchestra, Piano & Chamber Music

Camp Date: 4 Weeks, June - July

Write for Info: Stephanie Kelley

Link to camp

Gladys Coult Award @ Sewanne Music Festival

Sewanee Summer Music Festival, University of the South
735 University Avenue, Sewanee, TN 37383

Age Limit Award Amount Deadline for Application
High School or College (minimum age of 12) $400 (Funded by the Gladys R. Coult Endowment) March 14

NFMC Representative: Mary Ellen Nolletti

Orchestral (Except percussion)

Camp Date: 3 weeks in August
Camp Location: Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA

Write for Info: Seattle Youth Symphony, 11065 Fifth Ave. NE, Suite A, Seattle, WA 98125

Link to camp

Marrowstone Music Festival

Age Limit Award Amount Deadline for Application
13-21 $275 NFMC April 1

NFMC Representative: Hingdi Brown

Orchestral Instrumentals

Camp Date: 5 weeks, June – July

Write for Info: NFMC Representative

Link to camp

Rocky Ridge Music Center

465 Long Peaks Road, Estes Park, Colorado 80517
[Carina Valy, Director]

Age Limit Award Amount Deadline for Application
Senior High School or College (Exceptional Jr. High considered) $450 NFMC April 1

NFMC Representative: Angela Miller-Niles

Orchestral Instruments, Piano

Camp Date: 6 weeks, Mid-June to Early August

Write for Info: Melissa Edwards, Director of Admissions

LInk to camp

Eastern Music Festival

P.O. Box 22026, Greensboro, NC 27420

Age Limit Award Amount Deadline for Application
14-20 $350 NFMC Matched by Festival March 1

NFMC Representative: Melissa Edwards

Orchestral Woodwinds, Brass or Percussion

Camp Date: 8 weeks, June-July

Write for Info: NFMC Representative

Link to camp

International Music Camp

Peace Gardens, ND 58318
(Honoring Agnes Jardine, a past national president)
[Dr. Timothy Wollenzein, Camp Director
1930 23rd Avenue SE, Minot, ND 58701]

Age Limit Award Amount Deadline for Application
Junior High School Senior High School Six – $150 NFMC (Funded by by Jardine Endowment) April 1

NFMC Representative: Carma Kulish

Piano

Camp Date: One week in July

Write for Info: NFMC Representative

Link to camp

Faye and John Abild Award

Simpson College
701 North C Street, Indianola, Iowa 50125

Age Limit Award Amount Deadline for Application
14-18 2 – $450 NFMC (Funded by the Faye & John Abild Legacy) May 1

NFMC Representative: Patti Abild

Piano and Strings

Camp Date: 7 weeks, July-August

Write for Info: NFMC Representative

Chautauqua Music School

Box 1098, Chautauqua, NY 14722

Age Limit Award Amount
18-25 3 - $500 Awards (Sponsored by PA, OH, NY Federations & Valentin Endowment)

NFMC Representative: Lois Tamplin

Piano, Preferably, or Band and Orchestral Instruments

Camp Date: 6½ weeks, June-August

Write for Info: NFMC Representative

LInk to camp

The NFMC Lucile Parrish Ward Award

Brevard Music Center
Box 312, Brevard, North Carolina 28712

Age Limit Award Amount Deadline for Application
18-24 $600 NFMC (Funded by the Lucile Parrish Ward Endowment March 1

NFMC Representative:: Elizabeth Paris

Piano, Voice, Orchestral Instruments

Camp Date: 6 weeks, July-August

Write for Info: NFMC Representative

Link to camp

Interlochen Arts Camp

Interlochen, Michigan 49643

Age Limit Award Amount Deadline for Application
Must be in High School $850 Award funded by Herman and Mary Neumann Legacy February 15

NFMC Representative: Hazel Lawrence

Strings

Camp Date: 9 weeks, June-August

Write for Info: Sarah Mazur, Admissions Counselor

Link to camp

Aspen School of Music

2 Music School Road, Aspen, Colorado 81611

Age Limit Award Amount Deadline for Application
Up to 25 $400 NFMC February 1

NFMC Representative: Linda King

Strings and Piano

Camp Date: 7 weeks, June-August

Write for Info: NFMC Representative

Link to camp

Kneisel Hall

P.O.Box 648, Blue Hill, Maine 04614
(Honoring Ada Holding Miller, a past national president)

Age Limit Award Amount Deadline for Application
15-30 $800 NFMC April 1

NFMC Representative: Ellen Werner

Violin, Viola or Cello

Camp Date: 8 weeks, June – August

Write for Info: NFMC Representative

Link to camp

Meadowmount School

1424 County Route 10, Westport, New York 12993

Age Limit Award Amount Deadline for Application
10-18 $225 April 30

NFMC Representative: Mary McGowan

Voice

Camp Date: 7 weeks, July-August

Write for Info: Sarah M. Umberger

Link to camp

Martha Marcks Mack Award

Chautauqua Music School
Box 1098, Chautauqua, New York 14722

Age Limit Award Amount Deadline for Application
18 - 25 2 - $2,250 Awards January 10

NFMC Representative: Ruthann McChesney

Voice

Camp Date: Approximately June 15 – August 30

Write for Info: Brad Woolbright

Link to camp

Santa Fe Opera Apprentice Artists Program

P.O.Box 2408, Santa Fe, NM 87501

Age Limit Award Amount Deadline for Application
20-30 $400 NFMC (Funded by Ruth Freehoff Bequest) November 15

NFMC Representative: Angelica Plass

Voice

Camp Date: 7 weeks, July-August

Write for Info: Sarah M. Umberger

Link to camp

The NFMC Eleanor Pascoe Award in Voice

Chautauqua Music School
Box 1098, Chautauqua, New York 14722

Age Limit Award Amount Deadline for Application
16-25 $300 NFMC (Funded by the Eleanor Pascoe Endowment. April 1 Audition by tape or live, consult Chautauqua

NFMC Representative: Lois Tamplin

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