The National Association of Negro Musicians, Inc. invites you to apply for the 2022 Scholarship Competition for woodwind, brass and percussion instruments. Contestants will first compete on the local then the regional level. Based on these competitions, each region will send its winning contestant to compete at the national level of the competition to be held during the 2022 National Convention in Atlanta, GA. The required repertoire embraces the works of European and American composers while highlighting the contributions of Black composers.
National First Prize
National Second Prize
National Third Prize
Two Encouragement Prizes
Applications, along with the $50 application fee and copy of photo identification, are due by 11:59 PM (CST) on January 7, 2022. After applying online, please remember to email a copy of your government-issued ID to firstname.lastname@example.org. please reference the document above for competition rules, repertoire requirements, and other eligibility information.
Please direct all inquiries to the national scholarship chair.
Dr. Marques L. A. Garrett, National Scholarship Chair
REGIONAL SCHOLARSHIP CHAIRS
Dr. Walter McLean, Central Region Scholarship Chair
Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin
Dr. Brandon Boyd, Eastern Region Scholarship Chair
Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey,
New York, Pennsylvannia, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington D.C.
Levone Tobin Scott, Southeastern Region Scholarship Chair
Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia
Barron Coleman, Southwestern Region Scholarship Chair
Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Mississippi, New Mexico, and Texas
Joyce Norfleet and Byron J. Smith, Western Region Scholarship Co-Chairs
Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming