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Ellis Duo Piano Competition

Duo Pianists
The NFMC Ellis Competition for Duo Pianists

Age Limit Must have reached 18th but not 39th birthday by March 31st of odd-numbered years.

Entry Fee $50 per team

Award Amounts:

1st Prize: $20,000 (duo team)

2nd Prize: $4,000 (team)

Deadline for Application October 1, even numbered years

NFMC Chair: Debbie Padula

File(s): Application Form Requirements Form Brochure

Duo Team
The NFMC American Music Award (Duo Team) Fay & John Abild

$1,000 to be awarded to one of the four finalists of Ellis-Duo Competition for the best performance of American Music. Funded by Abild Legacy.

Senior Division

Senior Division

Competitions and Awards for Senior Clubs, Adults

Current NFMC Ellis Duo Winners

NFMC congratulates the Happy Dog Duo, Eric Tran and Nathan Cheung! For more information about them or about booking them, click here.

During the year ending June 30,2019, NFMC distributed over $150,000 in scholarship and award funds.


NFMC Financial Report 2018


Collegiate Division

Competitions and Awards for Collegians


Student/Collegiate Division

Junior Division

Competitions and Awards for Juniors (under age 19)

Junior Division

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