2024 FCMF National Music Festival
July 11-31, 2024
June 30 – Registration and Submission Deadline for All Streams
July 11-12 – Ensemble Stream and Composition Stream
July 17-18 – Non-Competitive Education Stream – Virtual
July 23-26 – Developing Artist Stream – Virtual
July 27-31 – Emerging Artist Stream – A decision will be made whether in Sackville, NB, or Virtual pending funding
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The $5,000 NRS Foundation Grand Award will be chosen from the first-place Emerging Artist Stream winners in each of eight disciplines - vocal, piano, strings, classical guitar, woodwinds, brass, percussion, and musical theatre.
Emerging Artist Stream - 1st and 2nd Place awards in vocal, piano, strings, classical guitar, woodwinds, brass, percussion, and musical theatre - $2,000 and $1,500, respectively.
Developing Artist Stream - 1st and 2nd Place awards in vocal, piano, strings, classical guitar, woodwinds, brass, percussion, and musical theatre - $500 and $250, respectively.
1st Place Chamber Ensemble award in junior, intermediate, and advanced classes - $500
1st Place Choral award in 7 classes for Canada's school and community choirs - $500
1st Place Band and Orchestra award in 8 classes for Canada's school and community instrumental ensembles - $500
Professional Performance and/or Study Opportunities
for Emerging Artist Stream Winners
Thank you to these organizations that are partnering with us to provide each First Place Emerging Artist winner with a professional performance and/or study opportunity in an upcoming season.
Antigonish Performing Arts Series, NS
Festival of the Sound, ON
The Jeffrey Concerts, ON
Under the Spire, PE
Victoria Summer Music Festival, BC
Barachois Summer Music, NB
Lunenburg Academy of Music Performance, NS
The Federation of Canadian Music Festivals is committed to treating all individuals respectfully regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, language, religion, or sexual orientation.