Please donate to our endowment fund for the State Festivals Competition by sending a check to Linda Maurhoff, PFMC Treasurer, 203 Downieville Rd, Valencia PA 16059-1413
PFMC 2023 Junior Festivals Competition –Statewide Festivals Competition Information
Junior Composers Contest – Although the Application link takes you to the NFMC application, the applicant is advised that the PA State fee is $6 and the Federation Cup fee is $7. The application and fees should be sent to Deborah Rodgers.
Deborah Rodgers, Chair
PFMC Presents Awards Annually
In support of the state Federation’s stated purpose, numerous awards and scholarships are presented each year as listed below:
2020 Recipient of the PFMC $500 scholarship
to study at the online Chautauqua School of Music
In addition, many individual senior clubs have auditions for their own awards and scholarships given to students from their local areas. Be sure to check your local club information.
The NFMC Competitions & Awards are those promoted by the PFMC but sponsored by the National Federation of Music Clubs. Listings are arranged by age classifications as follows: Junior (under age 19), Student/Collegiate (ages 19-25), and Senior (age 26 and above).
- Senior Division – Awards and scholarships are given each year by the Federation in the Senior Division to honor members and adult composers for their distinguished achievements.
- Student/Collegiate Division – Awards and scholarships are granted to help young artists continue their training.
- Junior Division – Young musicians in the Junior Division may audition for awards in piano, instrumental, dance, voice and composing.
Competitions are open to NFMC members including all members of the PFMC Senior Clubs across the state. Individual membership may be obtained by completing an Application for Individual Membership