Louisiana Federation of Music Clubs

Junior Composers Contest

 LFMC has awards for the LFMC Junior Composers Contest winners!

Increased Award amounts!!

Junior Class I
First Place $50
Second Place $25

Junior Class II
First Place $100
Second Place $25

Junior Class III
First Place $150
Second Place $50

Junior Class IV
First Place $200
Second Place $50


  Congratulations to the following 2015 - 2016 LFMC Junior Composers Contest Winners!

Junior Class I
1st - Chester Harney "Traffic Jam" - Melanie Perez
2nd - Leila Alexander "The Hunt" -  Rebecca Bellelo

Junior Class II
1st - Matthew Vuong  "River Currents" - Melanie Perez
2nd - Peter Le "Spiders Dancing" - Melanie Perez

Junior Class III
1st - Delany Bright "My First Day Of..." - Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin 
2nd - Christopher Vuong - "Midsummer Frolic" - Melanie Perez

Junior Class IV
1st - Tiago Beualieu - "Contemporary Theme and Variations" - Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin

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

Chairman Marilyn Braymer, mbraymer@bellsouth.net

The LFMC Junior Composers Contest encourages Junior members to develop their talents in composition. 

Entrant must be a member of an LFMC Junior Club.
Only one composition per student may be entered.  The national and state entry fee is $15.  Optional Gold Cup fee is an additional $6.
Entry must be notated by hand on manuscript paper by the student or may be computer generated by the student. 

**** NEW RULE SINCE 2014: Every entrant MUST provide a CD of the piece. 

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.

Deadline is February 1.

Two compositions in each Class will be forwarded to the Regional Chairman.  NFMC offers cash awards up to $200 for national winners.

You must download  JR 7-1 and JR 7-2 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 the scholarship. Acrobat Reader is free, you can get it here.


Download rules

Download Application Form