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.

2021-2022 MMC Bookmark Contest Winners

Bookmark Contest Overall Winner
Matthew Yi 

 (2021-2022 participants photo pending)
 

DIVISION WINNERS:

Division 1 (preK-Kindergarten):
First Place – Michael Yi (Student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)
Second Place – Solara Kim (Student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)

Division 2 (1st-2nd Grade):
First Place – Matthew Yi (Student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin) – Overall Winner
Second Place – Troy Sun (Student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)
Honorable Mention – Arya Ning (Student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)

Division 3 (3rd-4th Grade):
First Place –  Lea Shin (Student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)
Second Place – Jersey Jiang (Student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)
Honorable Mention – Samuel Henry (Student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)

Division 4 (5th–6th Grade):
First Place – Wilson Zheng (Student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)
Second Place – Julianne Jiles (Student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)
Honorable Mention – Jasmine Henry (Student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)

Division 5 (7th–8th Grade):
First Place – Emily Chen (Student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)
Second Place – Marianne Nguyen (Student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)
Honorable Mention – Christine Tseng (Student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)

Division 6 (9th–12th Grade):
First Place – Wanda Hu (Student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)
Second Place – Sophia Womax (Student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)
Honorable Mention – Margaret Watson (Student of Jill Adoue)

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 (Division 1), 5–8 (Division 2) and 9–12 (Division 3) 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.

 

 

2021-2022 Essay Contest Winners


Essay Contest Overall Winner

Marianne Nguyen (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)

 

 

(2021-2022 participants photo pending)
 

DIVISION WINNERS:

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

Division 2 (5th – 8th Grade):
1st Place Winner:  Marianne Nguyen (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin) OVERALL WINNER
Second Place –  Wilson Zheng (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)
Honorable Mention – Christine Tseng (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)

Division 3 (9th – 12th Grade):
1st Place Winner:  Vaishu Kumbala (Student of Bonnie Knowles)
Second Place –  Tiffany Li (student of Dr. Chia-Hsing Lin)
Honorable Mention – Daniel Boothby (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.

© 2022 Metairie Music Club

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