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Update from LFMC

State Junior Convention & Competition, 2022

Date: May 14, 2022

Location:  University of New Orleans, Performing Arts Center

The State Junior Convention and Competition was a fantastic success at UNO on Saturday, May 14th, 2022!  More than 80 students from around the state competed in more than 120 events under the auspices of 9 judges in Vocal and Piano performances ranging from Pre-Primary to Musically Advanced levels of achievement. 

In addition, cash prizes totalling $3,250 were awarded in 16 categories in both Vocal and Piano performances.

In the Junior Convention Meeting, students elected their State Junior Officers for 2022.  Campaigning was very active this year with several students vying for the positions of Junior President, Junior Secretary and Junior Treasurer.

Scroll down this pages to see the results of the competition and the elections!




Preparations are already under way for next year's, 2023, Junior Convention and Competition!  Make your plans now to be a part of it.


See Procedures for necessary additional information

At the
Awards Ceremony, the above awards are presented, also: LFMC Scholarships to graduating seniors; National Music Week Essay Award, Junior Composers Contest Awards, as well as Festivals Gold Cups (90 points, 75 points, 60 points) and 12 Consecutive Superior Awards. The extraordinary accomplishment which each of these awards represents will be recognized before the entire convention, adding to the prestige of the Juniors (and their ) who have achieved these milestones.

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 2022 remain the same as in previous years:
                             $30 Entry Fee allows qualified Juniors to compete in up to 4 events.
                             $60 Entry Fee allows qualified Juniors to compete in from 5 to 5 events.
                             $10 Entry Fee allows non-competitors to attend auditions or run for office
Download the necessary documents at each of the links below.  Please read the Procedures and Instructions before filling out and submitting applications.
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.

Junior Convention Chairman: Irene Vile  


THANK YOU to all our generous sponsors!!




2022 LFMC Junior Officers

Junior President  --  Bayleigh Fife

Junior Secretary  --  Nicholas Chen

Junior Treasurer  --  Vaishnavi Kumbala


2022 Junior Convention and Competition Awards


Congratulations to the 2022 Winners!




  Event Levels Award Sponsor  
  String Solo Medium - Advanced 2 $150 Unsponsored  
  String Concerto Junior 2 - Senior $150 The Music Club of Baton Rouge & LFMC  
  Vocal Solo, Art Song Junior 1 - 3 $100 Unsponsored  
  Vocal Solo, Art Song Senior 1 - 3 $300 Edith Kilgore Kirkpatrick  
  Vocal Solo, Art Song Musically Advanced 1 - 3 $400 Unsponsored  
  Vocal Solo, Musical Theater Junior 1 - 3 $100 Mr. Aubrey Nolan  
  Vocal Solo, Musical Theater Senior 1 - 3 $300 Metairie Music Club  
  Vocal Solo, Musical Theater Musically Advanced 1 - 3 $400 Betty M. Thibodaux Memorial  
  Piano Hymn Playing Class 1 and 2 $100 Lori & Glenn Schurr  
  Piano Hymn Playing Class 3 and 4 $150 Mr. & Mrs. Glynn Rhinehart  
  Piano Hymn Playing Class 5 $200 Charlotte Davis Parrott Endowment  
  Piano American Patriotic and Folk Song Medium - Moderately Difficult 3 $100 A Friend of LFMC  
  Piano American Patriotic and Folk Song Difficult 1 - Advanced $100 Junior Counselors Club of Baton Rouge  
  Piano Duet Elementary 1 through 4 $100 Mrs. Kay Hawthorne  
  Piano Duet Medium  -  Moderately Difficult 1 $200 Mrs. Kay Hawthorne  
  Piano Duet Moderately Difficult 2 and 3 $200 Junior Counselors Club of Baton Rouge  
  Piano Duet Difficult 1 and 2 $200 Ching Song's Piano Studio  
  Piano Duet Very Difficult 1 - Musically Advanced 2 $400 The Music Club of Baton Rouge  
  Piano Solo Elementary 3 and 4 $100 Mr. & Mrs. Mark Vile  
  Piano Solo Medium $100 Mrs. Joy Harvey  
  Piano Solo Moderately Difficult 1  $100 Metairie Music Club  
  Piano Solo Moderately Difficult 2 and 3  $200 Metairie Music Club  
  Piano Solo Difficult 1 and 2 $200 Hall Piano Company  
  Piano Solo Very Difficult 1 -  Musically Advanced 2  $400 Hall Piano Company  
  Piano Concerto Junior 2 - 3 $300 Greater New Orleans Music Club  
  Piano Concerto Senior $400 Hall Piano Company