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Ross-Roberts Competition for High School Woodwind, Brass & Percussion Players

Application Deadline

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Competition Date & Time

Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 9:00am – 4:00pm


University of Maryland School of Music
Leah M. Smith Lecture Hall
2200 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
8270 Alumni Drive
College Park, MD 20742


A $35 non-refundable application fee is required by the deadline. Apply online using a credit card. If paying by check, remit payment to “Friday Morning Music Club” and mail with your application form.


Students currently enrolled in grades 9 – 12 who play woodwind, brass, or percussion instruments and live within 50 miles of Washington, DC.



All contestants may use an accompanist provided for free by the FMMC or may use their own accompanist. There will be no rehearsal on the competition day if using the Club-provided accompanist, but you may contact and submit your score to the accompanist ahead of time.

Woodwind & Brass Requirements

Percussion Requirements


Carole Falvo & William Wright
Woodwind, Brass, & Percussion Competition Chairs

2019 Winners