2017 State Convention

2017 State Convention

Going for the Gold

Central Methodist University
Swinney Conservatory of Music
411 Central Methodist Square
Fayette, MO 65248

Tentative Schedule
Thursday, May 18
7:30 pm      Executive Board Meeting, Megraw House

Friday, May 19
8:45 AM      Registration begins
9:00 AM      Opening Session
10:10 AM    Musical Interlude
Noon          Luncheon
1:00 PM      Together We Sing
1:30 PM      Afternoon session
4:00 PM      Adjourn to check out area options
6:00 PM      Banquet
7:30 PM      Concert: Drs Jon & Mia Hynes

Saturday, May 20
8:45 AM      Registration
9:00 AM      Memorial Service
9:30 AM      Morning Session
10:30 AM     Musical Interlude
11:30 AM     Installation of Officers/Silent Auction closes
Noon           Luncheon
1:30 PM      State Juniors Competition

Registration is due by May 10th.

2017 MFMC Convention registration paper
2017 MFMC Convention online registration  (preferred)

I have held a block of rooms at the Comfort Inn Booneville for $109.99/night held until April 23rd. Call 660-882-5317 and ask for the MFMC rate. Deadline is May 5th.  Another alternative is staying in the dorm at $30/night, however you will need to bring your own pillow and linens. Contact Julie Watson for more details.

2017 MFMC Junior Composer Winners

Class I

No entries

Class II

No entries

Class III

1st Place – Olivia Bennett, student of Gabe Fleetwood
2nd Place – Sarah Miller, student of Leann Rodman

Class IV

1st Place – Cameron Haslam, student of Cindy Dittrich
Congratulations to the winners!

MFMC Fall Planning Meeting

Official Call

MFMC Fall Planning Session

August 19-20, 2016
Steinway Piano Gallery &
Day Spring School of the Arts
Maryland Heights, MO

All club members are encouraged to attend, not just officers!
o Young Artist Concert on Friday Night
o Officer Reports
o NFMC – MFMC Business
o Updates from IPFAC, Young Artist, Festival
o Tips for Rejuvenating your club
o Festival Bulletin Recital (Piano solo Pre-Primary to Moderately Difficult 3)
Registration: $15 per person, includes lunch. Please respond by August 10
MFMC Fall Planning Session 2016  Make checks payable to: MFMC
Send to: Julie Watson, MFMC President, 4800 Belleview, Kansas City, MO 64112
Can send information to Julie@JewelsofTravel.com and mail check.

Club Affiliation: ______________
Name: _________________Phone: ____________ Email: _______________
Name: _________________Phone: ____________ Email: _______________

Convention Hotel:
Hampton Inn St Louis/Westport
2454 Old Dorsett Rd
Maryland Heights, MO 63043

$99/night rate for King or 2 Doubles if booked by August 4th
Make reservations online here or call 314-298-7878. Ask for MFMC rate.

For more information, look at State Meeting details page.


2016 MFMC Junior Competition Winners

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The 2016 State Junior Competition was held at the First United Methodist Church in Carthage on May 7th. We enjoyed performances by all the district winners. The following were given awards:

First Place Winners

Piano: Stephanie Zhang, student of Beverly Kyriakos
Vocal: Hayleah Baker, student of Krista Smith
Instrumental: Adam Barker, student of David Hays

Honorable Mention

Kevin Man, student of Mara Balke/Elizabeth Grace
Faith Wen, student of Wei-Han Su
Ryan Huey, student of Beverly Huey

Camp Scholarships

Caroline Hunsaker, student of Joseph Kaminsky
Jennifer Ferry, student of Kelly Stinnett


2016 Student/Collegiate Winners

The Student/Collegiate Auditions were held in Jefferson City on March 12th.  Eleven students participated from the following schools: The School of the Ozarks, Lincoln University, University of Missouri-Columbia and Columbia College.

The McClure Awards went to:

  • Daniel Tague (piano) – teacher, Clara Christian, School of the Ozarks
  • Logan Moore (voice) – teacher, Nollie Moore, Columbia College

The McHaney Award went to:

  • Rebecca Reed (voice) – teacher, Amy Johns, Columbia College

Thanks to all those who participated.  It was a day of delightful performances.

MFMC State Convention

“Exploring the Possibilities”

May 6-7, 2016
Grace Episcopal Church
820 Howard St
Carthage, Missouri 64836

Members of the Missouri Federation of Music Clubs are called to gather for the annual state convention in Carthage, May 6-7, 2016. We have plans for a memorable convention, so clear the calendar, make your plans and reservations, bring your club members, and be a part of the fun!  See you there!

Event               No.       Price   =    Cost

Registration  _____     @  $25   =   $________
Fri Luncheon ____     @  $11 =   $________
Fri Dinner      ____     @  $20   =   $________
Sat Luncheon ____     @  $11   =   $________

TOTAL Registration                   $________

Convention Donation:              $________

 Thank you for helping to defray convention expenses.            

Make checks payable to “MFMC”. Mail form & check by April 27 to:

Julie Watson, MFMC Registration
4800 Belleview
Kansas City, MO 64112

MFMC Convention Hotel Information

Best Western Precious Moments
2701 Hazel St
Carthage, MO 64836

Free Breakfast – Free Parking

Special MFMC rates: under $77 per night for rooms on Thurs & Friday nights- May 5 & 6

Hurry! A block of rooms is being held for MFMC conference at this special rate until April 20th. Not available online. Please call and mention Missouri Federation of Music Clubs to receive this special rate. Call today!

Tentative SCHEDULE

Thursday, May 5

7:30 PM                                  Executive Board at Betty Watson’s home

Friday, May 6

8:30 AM                             Registration begins
9:00 AM                 Opening Session & reports
Noon                                                  Luncheon
1:15 PM                               Together We Sing
1:45 PM                   Exploring the Possibilities
2:15 PM      Junior Festival/Senior Club tracks
3:30 PM     Adjourn to check out area options
6:00 PM                                                 Dinner
7:30 PM    Concert:  Chamber Singers +more
9:00 PM                      Post Concert Reception

Saturday, May 7

8:30 AM                                        Registration
9:00 AM                               Memorial Service
9:30 AM                   Exploring the Possibilities
10:30 AM                 Workshop: Glenda Austin
Noon                                                  Luncheon

1:30-3:30 PM                     Junior Competition held at
First United Methodist Church, 617 S. Main St., Carthage, MO

Hope to see you there!


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