Junior Composers Contest

The Metairie Music Club Junior Composers Contest encourages Junior members to develop their talents in composition.

2017-2018 Application Deadline:  Must be received by Chairman by November 1, 2017

The Metairie Music Club 2016-2017 Junior Composers Contest had 9 entrants:

2016-2017 Junior Composers Contest Winners

OVERALL WINNER:   Christopher Vuong – Fury of the Storms – piano (Melanie Perez, teacher)

Junior Class I (Ages 9 and under)

CLASS WINNER: Mary Le – Vietnamese Dance – piano (Melanie Perez)
HONORABLE MENTION: Allyson Mai – Creepy Clown – piano (Melanie Perez)
HONORABLE MENTION: Salvador Trujillo – Friendly Dreams – piano (Jill Adoue)

Junior Class II (Ages 10-12)

CLASS WINNER: Alaina Mai – The First Day of Snow in China – piano (Melanie Perez)
HONORABLE MENTION: Peter Le – The Racing Pacing Humming Bird – piano (Melanie Perez)

Junior Class III (Ages 13-15)

CLASS WINNER: Matthew Vuong – Life of a Raindrop – piano (Melanie Perez)
HONORABLE MENTION: Adam Robert Ledet – A Walk Through the Dark Forest – piano (Melanie Perez)
HONORABLE MENTION: Abby Southworth – A Child’s Innocence – piano (Melanie Perez)

Junior Class IV (Ages 16-18)

no submission received


CONGRATULATIONS to all our Junior Composers!!


1. Entrant must be a member of a Junior Club in the Metairie Music Club and be a student of a member in good standing of the Metairie Music Club.
2. Only one composition per student may be entered. There is no entry fee.
3. Entry must be notated by hand on manuscript paper BY THE STUDENT or may be computer generated BY THE STUDENT.
4. Place title, composer’s name, age and classification in the upper right corner of each sheet.
5. Entries will be judged in four divisions**:
Junior Class I – ages 9 and under
Junior Class II – ages 10 – 12
Junior Class III – ages 13 – 15
Junior Class IV – ages 16 – 18
**Ages are determined as of March 1, 2018.
6. Compositions will be judged on content, musicianship and neatness.
7. Metairie Music Club Contest Deadline for entries: All compositions must be received by the Chairman by November 1. Late entries will not be accepted.
8. Awards: Overall Winner will receive a trophy. Class winners will earn First Place medals.

Send composition and entry form to Chairman Melanie Perez.  For additional information, Email Melanie Perez.

Download MMC Junior Composers Contest Entry Form.

(The LFMC and the NFMC also sponsor Junior Composers Contests. State, Regional and National Awards range from $25 – $200. NFMC Junior Composers Contest Deadline is February 1. See LFMC website and NFMC website for details and application forms.)


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