FFMC State Junior Convention
Friday, May 5, 2023 and Saturday, May 6, 2023
Junior Convention Chair:
University of South Florida
3755 USF Holly Drive, MUS 101
Tampa, FL 33620
March 10, 2023
Endowed and Other Awards
1st Place: Trophy
Honorable Mention: Ribbon
Rules and Applications (TBA)
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:
P.O. Box 357275
Gainesville, Florida 32635-7275
2022 Endowed Award Winners!
Gold Cup Senior Concerto
Connie Tuttle-Lil All Performance
Irene Muir Memorial
Mary Elizabeth Land
1st Place: $500, 2nd Place: $300
Carmen Schentrup Memorial
Robert Smiddy Memorial
Michael Edwards Piano Ensemble
Vi Kinsman Memorial
Ruth B. Lockmiller Memorial
Junior 3A Piano Concerto
1st Place: $200, 2nd Place: $100
Casey Lisk Memorial
Senior Violin Concerto
Violin Solo Advanced II
Junior Award for Outstanding Violist
Richard Loreleberg Memorial Violoncello
Musically Outstanding Female Vocalist
Musically Outstanding Male Vocalist
Ray Jones Outstanding Flute
Instruments Other Than Bowed Strings
Betty Najarian Patriotic/Folksong
Eleanore Billy Gronlund Hymn Playing
Florida Summer Music Camp Scholarship
1st Place: VINCENT PHAM
1st Place: YOYO QU
2nd Place: CAITLYN DU
DAVID WEICONG XIAO
LIAM REYNOLDS WANG