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)
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.
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
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
National (NFMC) Chair: Connie Randall