The Friday Morning Music Club Foundation, Inc., is a subsidiary corporation of the Friday Morning Music Club. The FMMC Foundation sponsors two renowned international competitions for young musicians, the Washington International Competition (WIC) for voice, piano, strings, and composers, and the Johansen International Competition for Young String Players (JIC) ages 13 through 17 (violin, viola, cello).
Both competitions are judged by experts of international status and attract outstanding young musicians from the United States and abroad. Prizes include substantial cash awards, complementary membership in the FMMC, and performance opportunities in Washington and surrounding communities. The final round of each competition is open to the public, and provides a rare opportunity to hear exceptional artists in a variety of works. Winners of both competitions have gone on to establish notable performing careers.