VFMC Margaret Hunt Vocal
Biennial Award
(even numbered years)

The Virginia Federation of Music Clubs’ Margaret Hunt Vocal Biennial Award was established in 2018 to honor Margaret Hunt of Manassas, Virginia.  She was actively involved in the Virginia Federation for many years and established and served as Manassas Area Festival Chair for forty years.  This award will be given by the Virginia Federation of Music Clubs biennially in even-numbered years for young vocalists to encourage the development of their vocal talents.



Vocal Performance

Applicant must:

  1. have participated in an NFMC festival and earned a Superior in the present year (Art Song or Musical Theater in Junior, Senior, or Musically Advanced Division).

  2. be in middle/junior high for Junior Class Division or high school for Senior Class Division

  3. be a native citizen of the United States of America or must have received naturalization papers

  4. perform the required repertoire from the NFMC Festival Bulletin that was performed at Festival the current year

Entry fee



Senior Class Division:

  • First place - $300

  • Second place - $200

Junior Class Division:

  • First place - $150

  • Second place - $100

Deadline for applications

April 1

Auditions are held via DVD.  Send 2 copies of a DVD recording of the required repertoire (see above) not recorded during festival audition.   Recording must be of high quality, not necessarily professional; the DVD’s must be playable on DVD players.  Titles, composer, student name and level must be placed on the DVDs.

Send application, $20 entry fee (check payable to VFMC), and 2 copies of DVD to the VFMC Chair: Debora Madsen.

Hunt Vocal Biennial Award - Rules & Requirements
Hunt Vocal Biennial Award - Application

VFMC Chair

Debora Madsen
15403 Weldin Drive
Woodbridge, VA 22193