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, 2020

Contest Form Description
Junior Composers Contest Application
Composition Flyer

NEW Fee Schedule coming soon.

Send the following to:

Nancy Schoen
4530 S. 57th Street
Lincoln, NE 68516

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