VFMC Biennial Student Auditions
(Preliminaries for NFMC Student/Collegiate Auditions)



Student/Collegiate: Instrumental and Vocal Performance

This poster provides an overview of Student/Collegiate Auditions


19 – 25 (Applicants must have reached the 19th but not the 26th birthday by the application deadline, January 15, of the audition year)

Entry fee

$30 payable by check or money order made out to VFMC. Please write in the memo line “Student/Collegiate Auditions” and include your category.

ADDITIONAL: An applicant must be a member of NFMC or become an individual member of NFMC. Please note that if a student is enrolled in a school that is an organizational member of NFMC they are already a member; no membership fee will be required. Otherwise the student must become an individual member of NFMC by including $16 (check or money order) payable to Virginia Federation of Music Clubs. Please indicate “Membership Fee” in the memo line.

No cash or credit cards.

VFMC Awards

A first-place winner will be chosen in each of four categories, with an award of $100. In the event of financial shortfalls, advertised award amounts may be adjusted. All first-place winners will compete at the National Level. All students with the highest score for their instruments will compete at the National Level.

Deadline for applications

January 15

Applicants must apply for this award on the State level (VFMC) not at the National level (NFMC).  Written applications must include a list of repertoire to be performed. VFMC Auditions are held via CD. After all applications have been reviewed, students will be requested to submit their CD recordings no later than February 15, 2019.

Students and teachers may download detailed national requirements (ST 1-2), the Virginia application form (ST 1-5), and the certification letter (ST 1-11) from the NFMC website (Publication / Student/Collegiate Division), or here, in PDF form:
ST 1-5  VA Student/Collegiate Auditions Application

ST 1-2  NFMC Student/Collegiate Auditions – Repertoire & Requirements

ST 1-11  NFMC Student/Collegiate Auditions – Certification Letter

VFMC Chair

Dr. Liana Valente
2121 Jamieson Avenue, Unit 709
Alexandria, VA 22314

National (NFMC) Chair:  Connie Randall