This piano festival was established by Fletcher and Nell Morris to encourage high levels of achievement in piano performance. Winners of the competition receive scholarship awards to be used toward music degree study at Samford.

To register, please complete the form below. Sessions have limited space, so please identify a first and second choice as space will fill on a first registered, first served basis. 

Video Submission

Link for video submission can be emailed to Jason Terry at

Letter of Recommendation

A letter of recommendation from a current or former piano teacher can be emailed to or mailed to:

School of the Arts, Division of Music
Attn: Fletcher and Nell Morris Piano Competition
Samford University
800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229