National Music Week

99th Annual National Music Week
May 1-8, 2022

 

2022 Theme: “Music… is Inspiration”

Sponsored by the National Federation of Music Clubs

National Music Week, celebrated by the National Federation of Music Clubs, was originated to focus attention on the value and enjoyment of music throughout our nation, to make the public aware of the importance of all forms of music in our lives and to encourage the participation of both the performer and the listener. It is observed during the first full week of May.

The Metairie Music Club observes National Music Week with two fun activities for our Juniors. Student must be a member of a Junior Club in the Metairie Music Club to participate.

 

2021-2022 CONTEST DEADLINE: DECEMBER 1, 2021

Bookmark Contest

Metairie Music Club sponsors a Bookmark Contest for its Junior members. The winning bookmark will be printed, and the chairman will deliver bookmarks to all relevant locations as he/she determines, i.e. local schools, libraries, retail music venues, etc. during National Music Week. Deadline is December 1. Application forms are available below and from the chairman.

2020-2021 MMC Bookmark Contest Winners

Bookmark Contest Overall Winner
     
Emily Chen (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)

 2020-2021 participants photo pending

 

DIVISION WINNERS:

Division 1 (preK-Kindergarten):
1st Place Winner:  Leo Wei (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)

Division 2 (1st-2nd Grade):
1st Place Winner: Matthew Yi (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)
Second Place – Brian Wu (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)
Honorable Mention – Rashan Pattam (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)

Division 3 (3rd-4th Grade):
1st Place Winner: Mason Wu (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)
Second Place – Jaden Zheng (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)
Honorable Mention – Ava Mai (student of Melanie Perez)

Division 4 (5th–6th Grade):
1st Place Winner: Julianne Jiles (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)
Second Place – Alyvia Xie (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)
Honorable Mention – Wilson Zheng (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)

 Division 5 (7th–8th Grade):
1st Place Winner: Emily Chen (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)  – OVERALL WINNER
Second Place – Christine Tseng (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)
Honorable Mention – Alaina Mai (student of Melanie Perez)

Division 6 (9th–12th Grade):
1st Place Winner: Vivian Wang (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)
Second Place – Alex Wang (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)
Honorable Mention – Matthew Vuong ((student of Melanie Perez)

Bookmark Contest Rules

Bookmark entries must be submitted on the form provided below.

1. Only drawings that express the above theme will be considered.
2. Designs may be submitted either in black and white or in color.
3. Designs must be dark enough, neat enough, and clear enough to be reprinted.
4. Designs may be vertical or horizontal, but must fit into the space provided on entry form.
5. Bookmarks will be judged on neatness, expression of the theme, and artistic ability.
6. Only one submission per student is allowed.
7. All email entries must be in PDF format.

AWARDS: A medal will be awarded to one winner and a certificate to one honorable mention winner in each division.
A trophy will be awarded to one overall winner. The winning design will be printed and distributed to Metairie Music Club members, music retail stores and other appropriate venues.

DIVISIONS:
I. Pre-K & Kindergarten
II. Grades 1 & 2
III. Grades 3 & 4
IV. Grades 5 & 6
V. Grades 7 & 8
VI. Grades 9 – 12

Download National Music Week Bookmark Contest Application 2021-2022 (Editable PDF)

Submit entry by mail or Email to Chairman:
Dr.Chia-Hsing Lin                                                    Email: chiahsinglin1@gmail.com
1014 Piety St.
New Orleans, LA  70117

For information on any National Music Week activity, contact chairman  Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin for details.

Essay Contest 

To provide incentive for students in grades 2 – 4, 5 – 8 and 9 – 12 to write essays on the National Music Week Themes, the Metairie Music Club sponsors an essay contest for its Junior members. Deadline is December 1. Essay is judged on content, grammar and syntax.

 

2020-2021 Essay Contest Winners


Essay Contest Overall Winner

Alex Wang (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)

 

 

2020-2021 participants photo pending

 

 

DIVISION WINNERS:

Division 1 (2nd – 4th Grade):
1st Place Winner: Jaden Zheng (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)
Second Place – Matthew Yi (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)
Honorable Mention – Samuel Henry (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)

Division 2 (5th – 8th Grade):
1st Place Winner:  Emily Chen (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)
Second Place – Julianne Jiles (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)
Honorable Mention – Wilson Zheng (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)

Division 3 (9th – 12th Grade):
1st Place Winner:  Alex Wang (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)  – OVERALL WINNER
Second Place – Vivian Wang (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)
Honorable Mention – Tiffany Li (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)

 

CONGRATULATIONS to our Metairie Music Club Winners!

Essay Contest Rules

There are now three divisions:
Division I    Grades 2-4
Division II   Grades 5-8
Division III  Grades 9-12

Contest Rules:
1. Only essays that express the above theme will be considered.
2.  All entries must be typed.
3.  No entry can be longer than 500 words.
4. Essays will be judged on content, neatness, and legibility.
5. Only one submission per student is allowed.
6. All submissions must include the Essay Contest 2021-2022 Entry Form (Cover Letter) in order to be considered.
7. All email submissions must be in PDF format.

AWARDS:  A medal will be awarded to one OVERALL WINNER. A medal will be awarded to one winner and a certificate to one honorable mention winner in each division.

(Students in grades 7 – 12 may also submit their essays to the NFMC Essay Contest. This NFMC deadline is February 1. State winners will receive a $50 prize. See LFMC website and NFMC website for details and application form.

Download National Music Week Essay Contest 2021-2022 Form/Cover Letter (Editable PDF Entry Form)

Submit entry by mail or Email to Chairman:
Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin                                                    Email: chiahsinglin1@gmail.com
1014 Piety St.
New Orleans, LA  70117

For information on any National Music Week activity, contact Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin for details.

Metairie Music Club

Metairie Music Club, a non-profit organization made up of professional and non-professional individuals interested in the promotion of music in our community, encourages your participation in all of our events.

© 2021 Metairie Music Club

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We encourage you to contact the Metairie Music Club with any questions.
Email:  MetairieMusicClub@gmail.com