National Music Week

96th Annual National Music Week
May 5-12, 2019

 

2019 Theme: “Music… A Magic Key”

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.

 

2018-2019 CONTEST DEADLINE: DECEMBER 1, 2018

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.

2018-2019 MMC Bookmark Contest Winners

   

Bookmark Contest Overall Winner: Chester Harney  (winning bookmark pictured above)
Music Teacher: Melanie Perez

2018-2019 Bookmark Contest Division Winners

Bookmark Contest Division Winners:
L-R: Jayden Zheng (1st – 2nd Grade Division)
Wilson Zheng (3rd – 4th Grade Division)
Matthew Vuong (9th – 12th Grade Division)

Not pictured:
Chester Harney (5th-6th Grade Division)
Sophia Womax (7th-8th Grade Division)

2018-2019 Bookmark Contest Winners/Participants

DIVISION WINNERS:

Pre-K -Kindergarten:
No entries

1st – 2nd Grade Division:
1st Place Winner: Jaden Zheng
Music Teacher: Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin

3rd – 4th Grade Division:
1st Place Winner: Wilson Zheng
Music Teacher: Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin

5th – 6th Grade Division:
1st Place Winner: Chester Harney
Music Teacher: Melanie Perez

7th – 8th Grade Division:
1st Place Winner: Sophia Womax
Music Teacher: Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin

9th – 12th Grade Division:
1st Place Winner: Matthew Vuong
Music Teacher: Melanie Perez

1st – 2nd Grade Division:
Honorable Mention: Adele Maltzahn
Music Teacher: Maria Shuler

3rd – 4th Grade Division:
Honorable Mention: Marianne Nguyen
Music Teacher: Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin

5th – 6th Grade Division:
Honorable Mention: Christine Tseng
Music Teacher: Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin

7th – 8th Grade Division:
Honorable Mention: Tiffany Li
Music Teacher: Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin

9th – 12th Grade Division:
Honorable Mention: Christopher Vuong
Music Teacher: Melanie Perez

Bookmark Contest Rules

Bookmark entries must be submitted on the form provided below.

  1. Only drawings that express the theme will be considered.
    2. All designs must be submitted as original black and white drawings.
    3. Designs must be dark enough, neat enough, and clear enough to be re-printed.
    4. Designs may be vertical or horizontal, but must fit into the space provided below.
    5. Bookmarks will be judged on neatness, expression of theme, and artistic ability.
    6. Only one submission per student is allowed.

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, and that design will appear on the MMC bookmark to be distributed to
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

Send Forms to Chairman Louis Hackett.
For information on any National Music Week activity, contact chairman Louis Hackett 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 November 1. Essay is judged on content, grammar and syntax.

 

2018-2019 MMC -National Music Week Essay Contest Overall Winner

Overall Winner:  Victoria Wiebelt
Music Teacher: Jill Adoue

2018-2019 MMC -National Music Week Essay Division Winners

Division 1 (4th – 6th Grade):
1st Place Winner: (tie) Jasmine Henry & Nasya Janelle Jackson
Music Teacher: Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin

Division 2 (7th – 12th Grade):
1st Place Winner: Victoria Wiebelt
Music Teacher: Jill Adoue

Division 1 (4th – 6th Grade):
Honorable Mention: None
Music Teacher:

Division 2 (7th – 12th Grade):
Honorable Mention: Lydia Maltzahn
Music Teacher: Maria Shuler

CONGRATULATIONS to our Metairie Winners!

Essay Contest Rules

There are now three divisions:
Grades 2-4 Essay must be typed and no longer than 250 words.
Grades 5-8 Essay must be typed and no longer than 500 words.
Grades 9-12 Essay must be typed and no longer than 500 words.

Contest Rules:
1. Only essays that express the theme will be considered.
2.  All entries must be typed.
3. Essays will be judged on content, grammar, and syntax.
4. Only one submission per student is allowed.
5. All submissions must include the application form  (cover letter) provided by the Metairie Music Club in order to be considered.

(Students in grades 7 – 12 may also submit their essays to the NFMC Essay Contest.  This NFMC deadline is February 1.  $50 awards are given to the winner of each state.  See LFMC website and NFMC website for details and application form.)

Download National Music Week Essay Contest Cover Letter

Send Essay along with NMW Essay Cover Letter to Chairman Louis Hackett.
For information on any National Music Week activity, contact Louis Hackett 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.
© 2017 Metairie Music Club

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