Senior Competitions & Awards - Chairs

This page includes a listing of all the Competitions and Awards (NFMC and VFMC) available for Seniors, organized by category.  For more information and forms on VFMC Competitions and Awards, click on the competition name.  For more information and forms on NFMC Competitions and Awards, go to the NFMC web site.

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VFMC Competitions & Awards CHAIRS

Citations –
Susan Tury

VFMC Nancy Hoback Milne Award


Composition –
Nathalie Steinbach

NFMC Emil-Ruth Beyer Composition Awards

NFMC Glad Robinson Youse Adult Composers Award


Conducting –
Marilynne Jost

NFMC Thelma A. Robinson Conducting Award


Disabled & Visually Impaired –
Cynthia Steinbach

NFMC Hinda Honigman Award for the Blind

NFMC Vivian Menees Nelson Award for the Disabled and Visually Impaired


Duo Pianist Performance –
Marilynne Jost

NFMC Ellis Competition for Duo Pianists

NFMC American Music Award (Best Duo Team)


Handbell Choir –
Brenda Hayth

NFMC Ruth Morse Wilson Handbell Choir Award


Piano Teacher Professional Development –
Linda Thomason

NFMC Dr. Ouida Keck Award


Veterans –
Dr. Zuill Bailey

NFMC Anne Gannett Award for Veterans

NFMC Lucille Parrish Ward Veterans Award

NFMC American Music in Armed Forces Composition


Vocal Accompanying –
Marilynne Jost

NFMC Virginia Allison Collaborative Award (Ages 20-31)


Vocal (Opera) –
Jean Frazier

NFMC Alpha Corinne Mayfield Opera Award

NFMC Martha Marcks Mack Senior Vocal Award


Young Artist Competition (NFMC) –
Marilynne Jost

(Piano, Strings, Man's Voice, Woman's Voice)

NFMC Competitions & Awards

The NFMC competitions are open to all members of the Virginia Federation of Music Clubs which includes all members of the VFMC Senior Clubs across the state.  To download the NFMC Competitions & Awards Chart for 2018 - 2019 detailing the many offerings of the NFMC, click here.  Additional information and forms are available on the NFMC website.  Once on the home page, select Competitions and Awards, followed by the appropriate category in the drop-down menu.  Scroll down to find the competition in which you are interested.  All forms download for free; no user name or password is required.