Florida Federation of Music Clubs

FFMC Junior Convention Scholarship Awards

For additional information see the FFMC Junior Convention webpage

See also awards chart in the Junior Procedures Manual: download


Congratulations are extended to the 2017 winners!
(NOTE: For the year 2017, FFMC has increased each of the scholarship award amounts below by $400.00)
 

Gold Cup Senior Concerto Scholarship

(endowed by FFMC with funds from the Gold Cup Program)
Winner Receives $1,000

2017 Winner: Emily Erdman

Graduating high school seniors (all instruments) who have received a superior rating at the district level in senior
concerto may elect to enter this event rather than the regular senior concerto event of their instrument.
The entrant must have participated in the gold cup program and received at least one gold cup.


Connie Tuttle-Lill All Performance Award

(endowed by Connie Tuttle-Lill)
Winner receives $1,000.00

2017 Winner: Zoe On-Kiu Lee and Christine Yao Tao

Juniors who win first place in the highest event in any instrument, ensemble, or voice, are eligible to
enter All Performance in subsequent year.  Application is made to the Junior State Convention
as in any other event. Festival participation is not required.  No District round is held.  They
may continue to enter for any event in which they qualify until they win for that event.
Refer to the Junior Procedures Manual, page 14 of 22.


Irene Muir Memorial Award

(endowed by C. J. Muir)
Winner receives $1,000.00
Recipient – Winner of the Irene Muir Audition

2017 Winner: Nicholas D. Abrahams

Judges may nominate any junior of extraordinary talent and potential, any age, any instrument
or voice, to compete at the close of the other events for a cash award. Since these nominations
are made by the judges, names of the nominees will be posted at the Registration area.
A junior who has won previously is not eligible to compete again.


Mary Elizabeth Land Awards

(endowed by Mary Elizabeth Land)
Recipients are the first and second place winners of the Senior Piano Concerto Event
First place winner receives $500.00

2017 Winner/1st place: Madison Yan

Second place winner receives $300.00

2017 Winner/2nd place: Crystal Tang


Robert Smiddy Memorial Award

(endowed by Royal Poinciana District)
Winner receives $350.00
Recipient – Piano Solo Musically Advanced II winner

2017 Winner:  Christine Tao


Junior III-A Piano Concerto Award

(endowed by FFMC with funds from the Gold Cup Program)
First Place Winner to receive $200.00
Recipient – Winner of the Junior III-A Piano Concerto Event

2017 Winner/1st Place: Catherine Du

Second Place Winner to receive $100.00

2017 Winner/2nd Place: Johanna Tao


Casey Lisk Memorial Award

(endowed by the Symphonettes)
Winner receives $250.00
Recipient – Piano Solo Musically Advanced I winner

2017 Winner: Madison Yan


Michael Edwards Piano Ensemble Award

(endowed by Michael Edwards)
Winning ensemble receives $350.00
Recipients chosen from among highest level entrants of piano trio, duet, duo and quartet events
Award divided among winning ensemble members

2017 Winners: PIANO DUO

Jada Campbell and Joy Quan

 
 

Vi Kinsman Memorial Award

(endowed by Ralph E. Kinsman)
Winner receives $300.00
Recipient – Winner of the Junior III-B Piano Concerto Event

2017 Winner: McKayla Ro


Ruth B. Lockmiller Memorial Award

(endowed by FFMC with funds from the Gold Cup Program)
Winner receives $200.00
Recipient – Second Place Winner of the Junior III-B Piano Concerto Event

2017 Winner: Sallie Zhou


Senior Violin Concerto Award

(endowed by FFMC Scholarship Fund)
Winner receives $300.00
Recipient – Senior Violin Concerto winner

2017 Winner: Nicholas D. Abrahams


Violin Solo Advanced II Award

(endowed by FFMC with funds from the Gold Cup Program)
Winner receives $200.00
Recipient – Violin Solo Advanced II winner

2017 Winner: Emily Palmer


Junior Award for Outstanding Violist

(endowed by FFMC Scholarship Fund)
Winner receives $100.00
Recipient – chosen by judges
2017 Winner: Ansley Green

Richard Lorleberg Memorial Violoncello Award

(endowed by Nina Norman)
Winner receives $200.00
Recipient – chosen by judges
2017 Winner: Brenton Zhang

Junior Award for Musically Outstanding Vocalist- Female

(endowed by FFMC Scholarship Fund)
Winner receives $200.00
Recipient – chosen by voice judges
2017 Winner: Amanda Gonzalez-Piloto

Junior Award for Musically Outstanding Vocalist- Male

(endowed by FFMC Scholarship Fund)
Winner receives $200.00
Recipient – chosen by voice judges
2017 Winner: No winner declared

Junior Award for Instruments Other Than Bowed Strings & Keyboard

(endowed by FFMC Scholarship Fund)
Winner receives $100.00
Recipient – chosen by judges
2017 Winner: No winner declared

Betty Najarian Patriotic/Folksong Award

(endowed by Betty Najarian)
Winner receives $150.00
Recipient – American Patriotic and Folk Song Advanced Class winner

2017 Winner: Tyler Harrison


Eleanore Billy Gronlund Hymn Playing Award

(endowed by Eleanore Gronlund)
Winner receives $100.00
Recipient – Hymn Playing Class V winner

2017 Winner: Jonathan Reichenberger


Florida Summer Music Camp Scholarship Award

(endowed by FFMC Scholarship Fund)
Winner receives $200.00
Recipient–chosen by FFMC officials from written applications that justify worthiness and need.

2017 Winner: Nicholas D. Abrahams

The Florida Summer Camp Scholarship Award is open to Juniors currently in grades 9, 10 and 11.
Applications for this award will be available at the Registration Desk. Application must
be submitted by the deadline that will be published in the Junior Convention Booklet


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(Last updated: Friday, February 3, 2017)