Composition Senior Division

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 March 1 $20 $2,500 1st Place- Piano Solo, $2,500 1st Place - Piano-voice, $4,000 1st Place - Chamber Music (instrumental only), $2,000 2nd Place - Chamber Music (instrumental only) March 1

NFMC Chairman: Dr. Donald M. Hassler

File(s): Application Form Requirements Form

The Glad Robinson Youse Adult Composers Award

Age Limit Entry Fee Award Amount Deadline for Application
Senior Division $10 $600 January15, odd numbered years

NFMC Chairman: Brenda Lewis

File(s): Application Form Requirements Form

Conducting

The NFMC Thelma A. Robinson Award in Conducting

Age Limit Entry Fee Award Amount Deadline for Application
Graduate level or higher None $1,300 By invitation ONLY from the Conductors Guild

NFMC Chairman: Jan Wilson

Disabled

The NFMC Hinda Honigman Award for the Blind

(honoring a Past National President)

Age Limit Entry Fee Award Amount Deadline for Application
18 and above $10 $1,000 - 1st Place, $500 - 2nd Place February 1

NFMC Chairman: Bobbye Guyton

File(s): Application Form Requirements Form

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) $10 $500 February 1

NFMC Chairman: Chris Vitt

File(s): Application Form Requirements Form

Handbell

The NFMC Ruth Morse Wilson Handbell Award

Age Limit Entry Fee Award Amount Deadline for Application
None $10 $500 April 1

NFMC Chairman: Carole Langley

File(s): Requirements Form Application Form

Pedagogy

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 $10 $1,500 June 1

NFMC Chairman: Laurel Ince

File(s): Application Form Requirements Form

Veterans

The Anne Gannett Award for Veterans

(honoring a past national president)

Age Limit Entry Fee Award Amount Deadline for Application
None $20 $2,000 May 1, odd numbered years

NFMC Chairman: Richard Dill

File(s): Application Form Requirements Form

The NFMC Lucile Parrish Ward Veterans Award

(honoring a past national president)

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

NFMC Chairman: Richard Dill

File(s): Application Form Requirements Form

The NFMC U.S. Armed Forces American Music Award

Age Limit Entry Fee Award Amount Deadline for Application
None $10 $700 - 1st Place, $300 - 2nd Place May 1

NFMC Chairman: Richard Dill

File(s): Application Form Requirements Form

Vocal accompanying, instrumental accompanying

The NFMC Virginia Allison Collaborative Award

(honoring a Past National President)

Age Limit Entry Fee Award Amount Deadline for Application
Must have reached the 20th, but not the 31st birthday by application deadline $20 $2,500 March 1, even numbered years

NFMC Chairman: Kay Hawthorne

File(s): Application Form Requirements Form

Voice

Martha Marcks Mack Senior Vocal Award

Age Limit Entry Fee Award Amount Deadline for Application
Graduate student pursuing a Doctoral Degree in Vocal Performance $20 $5,000 March 15

NFMC Chairman: Dr Dennis Price

File(s): Application Form Requirements Form

The NFMC Alpha Corinne Mayfield Award

Age Limit Entry Fee Award Amount Deadline for Application
Must have reached the 20th birthday but not the 36th, birthday by January 15, the year of auditions $10 $1,100 February 1 in odd-numbered years

NFMC Chairman: Margaret Ulmer

File(s): Application Form Requirements Form