Composers Contest

Junior Composers Contest

The NFMC Junior Composers Contest is open to all members in good standing. The competition includes four age categories (as of January 20 of festival year)

Level I: 9 years and under

Level II: 10-12 years old

Level III: 13-15 years old

Level IV: 16-18 years old

Original compositions will be judged at the state level, with all composers receiving constructive comments from a qualified judge. First and second place winners in each level will receive a cash prize of $20 and $15 respectively. First and second place compositions will be sent onto the Regional Competition.

There will be a regional scholarship, up to $300, awarded to a participant between the ages of 14 and 18 (as of March 1 of the festival year) to attend the Junior Composers Institute at Northwestern College in Roseville, Minnesota in July.

If you are eligible and wish to be considered for this scholarship, please indicate this on the back of your entry form.

Date Due: January 17, 2017

Contest Form Description
Junior Composers Contest Application
Composition Flyer

Entry fee: $1.25 national
+ $15.00 state
$16.25 Total

Send the following to:

Regina Carnazzo
16619 Weir St.
Omaha, NE 68135

  • check for $16.25
  • original composition
  • recording (optional Class I and II)