LFMC

 

Louisiana Federation of Music Clubs


Junior Composers Contest

LFMC has awards for the LFMC Junior Composers Contest winners!


 

LFMC Junior Composers Contest Awards

Class IV: First Place $200, Second Place $50

Class III: First Place $150, Second Place $50

Class II: First Place $100, Second Place $25

Class I: First Place $50, Second Place $25

And NFMC offers additional awards up to $300.


 

  Congratulations to the following 2018 LFMC Junior Composers Contest Winners!

Class I

Student Name, Age

Composition Title

Teacher Name

1st Christine Tseng, 9

Rain

Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin

2nd Allyson Mai, 8

Feelings

Melanie Perez

Class II

1st Isabella Hays, 12

The Final Adventure

Rebecca Bellelo

2nd Madeline McCoy, 12

Aylen’s Theme

Rebecca Bellelo

HM Derek Chen, 12

In the Dark

Melanie Perez

HM, Leila Alexander, 10

The Chicken’s Cluck

Rebecca Bellelo

Class III

1st Matthew Vuong, 14

Celestial Journey

Melanie Perez

2nd No winner

 

 

HM Abigail Southworth

The Spooky Swing Train

Melanie Perez

Class IV

1st Christopher Vuong, 16

Clashes in Twilight

Melanie Perez

2nd Adam Ledet, 16

The Mountain King

Melanie Perez


CONGRATULATIONS to our Juniors who advanced in judging to Regional and National Judging!

 
       Chairman: Rebecca Bellelo, rebeccabellelo@yahoo.com
 
       The LFMC Junior Composers Contest encourages Junior members to develop their talents in composition.
 
       All LFMC Junior Composers applications and materials must be upkoaded to the NFMC website.  Follow the directions on the JR 7-1
       and JR 7-2 forms for uploading all materials to the NFMC website.
 
       Entrant must be a member of an LFMC Junior Club.
       Only one composition per student may be entered. 
       Gold Cups!  LFMC now fully participates in the official Federation Gold Cup program for the Junior Composers Contest.
       It is a wonderful point system based on their ratings.  And the points are HIGHER in the Junior Composers Contest!  A Superior earns 7 or 8
        points (see below)!
       So Gold Cups have the potential to be awarded sooner and more frequently!
 
       Gold Cup Points awarded as follows:
 
       8 points for a Superior for 2 or more instruments
       7 points for a Superior
       6 points for an Excellent
       5 points for a Satisfactory
       3 points for a Fair
       1 point for a Needs Improvement
 
       Entries will be judged in four divisions:

Junior Class I - ages 9 and under
Junior Class II - ages 10 - 12
Junior Class III - ages 13 - 15
Junior Class IV - ages 16 - 18
Ages are determined as of March 1.

          The TOTAL fee is $21:

                  NFMC Contest Fee:        $5

                  State Fee:                      $10

                  Federation Cup Fee:      $6

                  Total:                               $21

There are four (4) parts to the application; all four parts must be uploaded to the NFMC website prior to February 1, 2019 (www.NFMC-music.org):

          1.  NFMC Application Form JR7 7-2, for current year only
          2.  Composition score in PDF format
          3.  MP3 recording
          4.  Payment of fees (to be sent to NFMC).
 

All four parts must be RECEIVED by February 1, 2019.

Two compositions in each Class will be forwarded to the Regional Chairman.  NFMC offers cash awards up to $300 for national winners.

You must download  JR 7-1 and JR 7-2 (below) for complete rules and application form.  

You can download the rules and application form by clicking the links below. After downloading, print, fill out, and mail the form. You must have Acrobat Reader to view and print these forms. Acrobat Reader is free, you can get it here.

 

Download rules

Download Application Form
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