Louisiana Federation of Music Clubs
The State Junior Convention and Competition for 2021 is back on! Because we are still experiencing the Covid-19 pandemic the event will be held virtually by way of YouTube videos this year. Please check out the forms and instructions at the bottom of this page for more information. The deadline for submitting all paperwork and YouTube links is April 23, 2021.
State Junior Convention
Special Announcement and Exciting news from the
Louisiana Federation of Music Clubs!
May 7-21, 2021
(Some of the information below is not pertinent for 2021. Please see the bottom of this page.)
Held at the University of New Orleans, all Louisiana Federation Juniors are invited to participate in this annual STATE JUNIOR CONVENTION.There are activities open to all who attend, and Juniors who earn a rating of Superior at their Federation Festivals piano, string and vocal events are qualified to compete at the statewide level.Here they perform their Superior-rated required piece before a panel of three judges who may select a Winner and Honorable Mention in EACH class, from Pre-Primary to Musically Advanced.Trophies and medals will be awarded to winners in all classes, at the judges discretion, along with the privilege to claim to be the Best in the State! In addition, we offer numerous generous CASH AWARDS to the winners of varying groups of the Piano Solo, Piano Duet, Piano Concerto, Piano Hymn Playing and American Patriotic Folk Song, String Solo, String Concerto, Vocal Art Song and Vocal Musical Theater event. We would like to grow the Vocal Duet Art Song and Musical Theater events, to be able to provide a cash award for these events.
In addition to fun activities, there will also be a Junior Meeting, where the Juniors themselves elect Officers who will participate in the Awards Ceremony and will serve in leadership roles for the coming year.
Thanks to the many generous businesses, individuals and clubs who have sponsored awards! There are still many awards that need a sponsor. Please consider donating a Junior Convention Award to support our LFMC Juniors and encourage their excellence.
Entry fees for 2021 remain the same as in previous years. There will be no non-competing entrants this year.
$30 Entry Fee allows qualified Juniors to compete in up to four events.
$60 Entry Fee allows qualified Juniors to compete in five - eight events.
Teacher's List (Excel)
Teacher's List (PDF)
Instructions for Teacher's List (PDF)
Parent Application/Registration (PDF)
Instructions for YouTube Videos (PDF)
Sponsorships for the various awards are being accepted from clubs, individuals and businesses.
Donor's names will be published in the State Junior Convention program and announced at the Awards Ceremony.
THANK YOU to all these generous sponsors!!
2019 Junior Convention and Competition Awards
2019 LFMC Junior Officers
(Picture coming soon)
Congratulations to our newly elected LFMC Junior Officers: