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FFMC State Junior Convention

Friday, May 5, 2023 and Saturday, May 6, 2023

Junior Convention Chair:

Emi Stefanov

Location:

University of South Florida
3755 USF Holly Drive, MUS 101

Tampa, FL 33620

Application Deadline:

March 10, 2023

Endowed and Other Awards

1st Place: Trophy

Honorable Mention: Ribbon

Rules and Applications (TBA)
APPLICATION >>
INSTRUCTIONS >>

Qualifying Rules

All rules and eligibility for the State Junior Convention are listed on pages 9-21 of the Junior Procedures Manual.

 

1. Juniors are required to enter the State Junior Convention under the Junior Club teacher entered under for the Junior Festival auditions. Juniors cannot directly enter themselves in District Festival or FFMC State Junior Convention.

2. Students must earn a Superior rating at their local Festival.

3. Teachers may not charge their students in excess of the entry fee established by FFMC. Teachers who charge an entry fee in excess of the established fee will have their membership suspended.

4. Current fees:

1-2 Events: $35

3-4 Events: $50

5-6 Events: $65

7-8 Events: $80

Teacher Fee: $25

5. Students and parents are not to contact FFMC directly by phone or email. All questions should be directed to the teacher, who can reach out to FFMC on behalf of the student. There are no scheduling requests, exceptions, or modifications for this event.

6. Entrants will perform only the required piece at the State Junior Convention.

  • The required piece must be the same one performed in the Area Festival for which a Superior rating was earned.

  • Accompaniment is required when called for by the score.

  • In all events, required selections must come from the arrangement, compilation book, or volume specified in the NFMC Festivals Bulletin.  

  • If the required edition listed in the Bulletin does not have an accompaniment, no accompaniment can be added or improvised.

  • The required selection in the Festival Bulletin cannot be arranged or revised.

7. Memorization: All events require memory except hymn playing, organ, ensemble events, and piano accompanying.

10. Make payments to FFMC, Inc and mail to:

Suzanne Carpenter

FFMC Treasurer 

P.O. Box 357275 

Gainesville, Florida 32635-7275

Winners!

Friday Winners (TBA)

Saturday Winners (TBA)

2022 Winners

2021 Winners

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2022 Endowed Award Winners!

Gold Cup Senior Concerto

Connie Tuttle-Lil All Performance
$1,000

Irene Muir Memorial
$1,000

Mary Elizabeth Land
1st Place: $500, 2nd Place: $300

Carmen Schentrup Memorial
$500

 

Robert Smiddy Memorial
$500

 

Michael Edwards Piano Ensemble
$350

 

Vi Kinsman Memorial
$300

 

Ruth B. Lockmiller Memorial
$200

 

Junior 3A Piano Concerto
1st Place: $200, 2nd Place: $100

Casey Lisk Memorial
$250

 

Senior Violin Concerto
$300

 

Violin Solo Advanced II
$200

 

Junior Award for Outstanding Violist
$100

 

Richard Loreleberg Memorial Violoncello
$200

 

Musically Outstanding Female Vocalist
$200

 

Musically Outstanding Male Vocalist
$200

 

Ray Jones Outstanding Flute
$200

 

Instruments Other Than Bowed Strings
and Keyboard

$100

 

Betty Najarian Patriotic/Folksong
$150

 

Eleanore Billy Gronlund Hymn Playing
$100

 

Florida Summer Music Camp Scholarship
$200

 

SHANA XIA

 

ISABELLE TSENG

 

ISABELA DIAZ
 

1st Place: VINCENT PHAM

NAILAH CLARKE

SPENCER MCKEE

no winner

NATHAN WU

no winner

1st Place: YOYO QU

2nd Place: CAITLYN DU

ASHER LEE

ISABELA DIAZ

DAVID WEICONG XIAO

RAUL RODRIGUEZ

JORGE RODRIGUEZ

ISABELLA NATOS

BRANDON FLORES

no winner

LIAM REYNOLDS WANG

NATHAN WU

BRADLEY LONG

no winner

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