Annual TFMC Fall Board Meeting
August 22-23, 2014
Embassy Suites Love Field, Dallas, TX
The object of this organization is to bring into working relations with one another, music clubs and other musical organizations and individuals for the purpose of developing and maintaining high musical standards, aiding and encouraging musical education, and the promotion of American music and American artists.
Students kindly allow your teacher to contact personnel listed.
National Federation of Music Clubs festivals program is designed to promote study and stimulate interest in American and world music literature, and encourage each participant to reach a high standard of musical achievement. District or local festivals are not a competition, but an opportunity to perform and receive evaluation. Rules are set by the National Federation of Music Clubs and Festivals are administered by the respective state Federations in accordance with the rules that appear in the NFMC Festivals Bulletin.
Participation in the NFMC/TFMC Festival Program is open to any senior or junior member of National Federation of Music Clubs.
1. Contact the TFMC State Treasurer to pay dues. Both participating teachers and students must be members. The treasurer is Dorene Allen at Ldoreneallen@yahoo.com.
2. Contact the District Festival Chairman in your area. Place your name on their contact list for festival information and entry forms for both District and State Festivals. District Chairmen are listed under the Festival Program tab, dropdown tab District Festival Chairmen.
3. Order a current NFMC Festival Bulletin from the national office. Be sure to read all the rules.
National Federation of Music Clubs
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
In addition to the Area or District festivals, Texas Federation of Music Clubs sponsors an annual TFMC State Junior Festival which is a competitive event. Monetary awards are presented to winners of certain upper level events. Festival participation is open to any Junior Member who has earned a Superior Rating in a NFMC District or Area Festival during the current year and currently resides in Texas. Teachers entering students in the TFMC State Junior Festival must be current members of NFMC and TFMC. Registration information for the TFMC State Junior Festival will be available on our home page in the left column during festival season. Registration is open during the month of March each year and closes April 1st each year. To participate, students please have your teacher contact Cathy Neidert at firstname.lastname@example.org.