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


Student/Collegiate: Instrumental and Vocal Performance


Applicants must apply for this award on the State level (VFMC) not at the National level (NFMC).


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

No fee if student is a member of NFMC (or if a student is attending a school that is an organizational member of NFMC). Otherwise student must become an individual member of NFMC by including $16 (check or money order) payable to Virginia Federation of Music Clubs. No cash or credit cards.

VFMC Awards

Varies by year. Usually only a first-place winner is chosen in each category entered, with an award of $100. Additionally, a $500 Overall Award for highest scoring first place winner can be offered. In the event of financial shortfalls, advertised award amounts may be adjusted. All first-place winners will compete at the National Level.

Deadline for applications

January 15

Written applications are due January 15 of the audition year, including a list of repertoire to be performed. VFMC Auditions are held via CD. Recordings must be submitted by February 15.

Students and teachers may download detailed national requirements from the NFMC website (Publication / Student/Collegiate Division) and here, in PDF form:
ST 1-2  Student/Collegiate Auditions – Repertoire & Requirements

The VFMC application form will be available here soon.
ST 1-5  VA Student/Collegiate Auditions

VFMC Chair

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

National (NFMC) Chair:  Connie Randall