Florida Federation of Music Clubs

Bay Ridge District

The Bay Ridge district includes the following cities: Tampa, Lake Wales, Lakeland, Wauchula and Winter Haven. Geographically we extend from Tampa in the North all the way to Wauchula in the South. There are six Senior Clubs and three Junior Festival sites. For further information contact officers and chairmen listed below:


President Joshua Sussman
Vice President Cecilia Laude
Secretary Sybil Catala
Treasurer Marilyn Fisher

Senior Clubs

Concert Club
President Kim Capsas
Treasurer Kim Capsas

Friday Morning Musicale (Tampa)
President Dr. Jerome Lowe
1st Vice President Margaret Prosser
2nd Vice President Ivanka Stefanov
3rd Vice President Patricia Handly
Recording Secretary Maria Laude
Corresponding Secretary Sybil Catela
Treasurer Kim Michel
Director-at-Large Petra Sussman

Lake Wales Music Club
President Lois Lucas
First Vice President Carole Kuehn
Secretary Wilma Greenwood
Treasurer Marilyn Fisher

Lowe's Senior Music Club
President Dr. Jerome Lowe
Treasurer Dr. Jerome Lowe

The Tuesday Music Club (Lakeland)
President Judy McLaurin
1st Vice President Becky Chandler
2nd Vice President Betty Page
Recording Secretary Beverly Springer
Corresponding Secretary Patricia Martin
Treasurer David Stockton

Wednesday Musicale (Wauchula)
President Dr. Sylvia Collins
Vice President Mernie Strickland
Secretary Louise Gantt
Treasurer Ray Gill

NFMC Festival Information

Lakeland Area
2018 Festival Date:

To be announced

Lakeland Christian School
1111 Forest Park Street
Lakeland, FL 33803

Deadline for submitting applications: December 1, 2016

Transfer form (JR 3-1) due by December 1
Festival Chair Lorraine Latham
Federation Cup Chair Virginia James

Tampa Area
2018 Festival Dates




Hillsborough Community College
Ybor Campus
2112 N. 15th ST
Tampa, FL 33605

Deadline for submitting applications:
December 1, 2016

Transfer form (JR 3-1) due by December 1
Executive Committee Marina Karamysheva , Linda Goetz, Ivanka Stefanov and Emi Stefanov
Contact Person Ivanka Stefanov
Federation Cup Chair Anne Pray

Winter Haven Area
2018 Festival Date:


North Ridge Church
2250 State Road 17 So.
Haines City, FL 33844

Deadline for submitting applications: December 10

Transfer forms (JR 3-1) due by December 1
Festival Chair Satoko Masaki
Federation Cup Chair Virginia James
(Updated: Saturday, October 7, 2017)