Competitions & Awards


NOTE: For updated National Award forms, please go to and navigate to AWARDS section.

Awards are listed alphabetically by first word. For details, click on the appropriate underlined word or words below:

Alice K. Challener – Organ

Alpha Corinne Mayfield Award in Opera Performance – Information      Application & Rules

American Women Composers Programs Awards¬†–¬†Application

Angie Greer Music in Poetry Award – Application

Annual Dance Awards

Blackburn Composition Award Class IV

Chautauqua Institution – School of Music

Claire Ulrich Whitehurst Piano Solo Award – Rules and Procedures      Application

Elizabeth Paris French Horn Award – Application

Emil and Ruth Beyer Composition Awards – Rules      Application

Glad Robinson Youse Adult Composers Contest – Rules      Application

Gladys W. Fisher – Cello (strings)

Harvey Gaul Award

Joyce Walsh Junior Disability Award – Application

Junior Composers Contest – Rules      Application      Gold Cup Application

Keystone Tribute Award – Letter      Application

Lucy H. Millard – Piano

Lynn Freeman Olson Composition Awards – Repertoire & Requirements      Application

Margaret Blackburn Annual Award for Student Composers

Martha M. Murdock – Man’s Voice

Martha M. Murdock – Woman’s Voice

Martha Marcks Mack Junior Vocal Award – Rules & Requirements      Application

Music for the Blind, Composition Award – Application

Music for the Blind, Performance Awards – Application

Music Therapy Awards – Requirements      Application

Special Awards

Stillman-Kelley Competitions and Awards – Rules and Procedures      Application

Student/Collegiate Auditions – Repertoire & Requirements      Application      Certification Letter

Thelma A. Robinson Ballet Award – Rules      Requirements      Application

Young Artist Auditions – Requirements      Brochure      Application