The Non-Competitive Education Stream is the
FCMF National Music Festival’s
virtual programming for junior-level competitors
July 17-18, 2024

Registration and Submission Deadline: June 30, 2024
Registration Fee: $125

The Non-Competitive Education Stream [NCES] is a virtual performance and educational opportunity.

  • Participants in this stream are 18 years and under, playing junior-level repertoire comparable to conservatory grades 4-7
  • Classes available in the following disciplines: voice, piano, strings, guitar, woodwinds, brass, percussion, and musical theatre
  • For complete class details consult the FCMF National Music Festival Syllabus
  • Participants receive written adjudication comments and engage with their adjudicator in a virtual adjudication workshop
  • Participants receive a certificate indicating the standard of their performance [platinum, gold, silver, bronze]

Adjudicators at each affiliated local festival may recommend TWO junior-level students per class DIRECTLY to the virtual FCMF National Non-Competitive Education Stream.  There is no additional qualifying or recommendation process required.

If you have any questions, please contact Barbara Long at