2018 Centennial Convention

Country Club United Methodist Church
400 W 57th Street
Kansas City, MO 64113
May 18-19, 2018

Convention Hotel: Holiday Inn Country Club Plaza
1 E. 45th Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
$119/night           Ask for the MFMC rate

Featured Artist: Mark Hayes

More details coming soon……




2017 Fall Meeting

First Baptist Church of Columbia
1112 E Broadway
Columbia, MO 65201
August 12, 2017

Tentative schedule 9a-3p

More details coming soon….

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
7:00 pm      State Board Meeting, Megraw House
(Executive board, District Directors, State Chairmen)

Friday, May 19
8:45 AM      Registration begins
9:00 AM      Opening Session
10:30 AM    Musical Interlude: Zoe Melcher, 2014 Opera in the Ozarks Artist
Noon          Luncheon
1:15 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
9:00 AM      Memorial Service
9:30 AM      Morning Session: Junior & Senior tracks
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)

Attire: daytime is dressy casual, banquet is dressy

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.


2016 Fall Planning Meeting & Concert

Young Artist Nicholas Susi in concert on Friday, August 19th
Fall Planning Meeting on Saturday, August 20th

 MFMC Fall Planning Session registration

Steinway Piano Gallery                  Day Spring School of the Arts
12033 Dorsett Rd                               2500 Metro Blvd
Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Registration: $15, includes lunch          Due by August 10
Make checks payable to MFMC
Mail to: Julie Watson, MFMC President
4800 Belleview
Kansas City, MO 64112

Tentative Schedule
Steinway Piano Gallery
9:00a  Registration
9:15a   General Meeting begins
10:15a  Break out into Junior and Senior club tracks
Juniors: new Festival Bulletin play-through
Seniors: Rejuvenating your club

Day Spring School of the arts
12:20p Lunch
1:15p more MFMC Business

Steinway Piano Gallery
3:00p Continue of Bulletin play through
6:00p End

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

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

Come to greet familiar MFMC faces and meet new faces as we plan for an exciting new year!


2016 State Convention

Exploring the Possibilities

Grace Episcopal Church
820 Howard St
Carthage, Missouri 64836

State Convention pic 2016


Thursday, May 5

7:30 PM                   State Board at Betty Watson’s home
1748 Fairview Ave, Carthage, MO 64836

Friday, May 6

8:30 AM                  Registration begins. Tom Hilton, prelude
9:00 AM                 Opening Session & reports
10:00 AM               Musical Interlude: Christina Greenwood
Noon:                     Luncheon: Mandarin Orange Salad, Chicken Salad on Crescent Roll with Brownie
1:00 PM                  Together We Sing
1:30 PM                   Exploring the Possibilities
2:00 PM                   Musical Interlude: Carol Echols, Church Musician of the Year
2:15 PM                   Junior Festival/Senior Club tracks
3:00 PM                   Opera in the Ozarks Q&A with Jonathan Ray and Christina Casey
3:30 PM                   Adjourn to check out area options
6:00 PM:                 Dinner: Salad, Pork Tenderloin Italian with scallop potatoes, broccoli/asparagus casserole, chocolate truffle
7:30 PM                   Concert:  MSSU Chamber Singers and Christina Casey
.                               Reception following

Saturday, May 7

8:30 AM                   Registration
9:00 AM                   Memorial Service
9:30 AM                   Exploring the Possibilities
10:00 AM                Musical Interlude: Daniel Tague, MFMC McClure Award winner
10:30 AM                 Workshop: Glenda Austin
11:30 AM                 NFMC Conference in Tulsa details; upcoming 100th anniversary
Noon:                       Luncheon: strawberry soup, quiche lorraine with key lime pie

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

2016 MFMC Convention Registration – deadline: April 27

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