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Baroque/Classical Festival

The Baroque/Classical Festival is held the first Saturday in December. This competitive festival promotes the study and performance of Baroque and Classical era music in alternate years.
Baroque Festival - 2019/Classical Festival - 2020

Entry Fee is $14.00 per junior member

Registrations are due: Saturday, October 17, 2020

Recordings are due: Saturday, October 17, 2020

Baroque Festival Finals: Saturday, December 5, 2020

West Music, Moline, IL

FMTA CLASSICAL FESTIVAL RULES AND REGULATIONS

CLASSICAL COMPOSERS LIST

FEDERATION FESTIVAL

The Federation Festival is held in early March. This non-competitive festival promotes the study and performance of specific music by American composers. Students receive written comments and a rating on their performance.

Entry Fee is $16.00 per junior member for each solo event

Entry Fee is $16.00 for each ensemble event

Musicianship Fee is $8.00

Festival Cup fee is $4.00 and is optional

Festival Bulletins are $10.00 and are available at West Music in Moline
Registration material will be available at the meeting on January 5, 2020
Registration material will be turned in Work Week Jan. 13 - 17
Sue Strom’s home 9am – 1pm (text Sue if that time does not work)
Federation Festival:  Friday/Saturday, March 6 & 7, 2020
Augustana College, Rock Island, IL
FMTA Honors Recital, Sunday, March 22, 2020
Asbury Methodist Church, Bettendorf

FMTA CAMPSHIP SCHOLARSHIPS

FMTA Campship Scholarships are held after Festival. This competition awards cash scholarships to students attending summer music camps. Each entrant must be a junior member and must have participated in Junior Festival in the current fiscal year.

Entry Levels

Intermediate (grades 9 and under)

Senior (grades 10-12)

Each student plays their Festival pieces. Each award will cover up to the total cost of camp. There will be one first-place award of up to $150.00 in each level. There will be one second-place award of up to $100.00 in each level and one third-place award of up to $50.00 in each level. An alternate will be chosen in each level. These are awarded at the discretion of the judge

Campship Audition Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020
West Music, Moline, IL

Registration deadline:  Friday, February 22, 2019
E-mail Registration Forms to Angie Farmer at afarmer622@hotmail.com
Campship Audition Form

DUES

FMTA Senior Club Dues: $25.00

Returning members fees are due Sept. 15, 2019/New members fees are due October 15, 2019 IFMC Junior Club Dues: $32.00 (up to 16 students) $2.00 for each additional student/due by Oct. 15, 2019

All students who will participate in any FMTA/IFMC/NFMC event must be entered as a junior club member. Names of participating students are due by October 15, 2019 All dues and registration forms are submitted to the treasurer, Dick Sessler sessler@machlink.com

Meetings

Fall, winter, and spring meetings are held to conduct business, to plan club activities, and to provide high quality programs which will benefit our members.

September 7, 2019 - FMTA Meeting 2:00 PM St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Bettendorf
January 5, 2020 - FMTA Meeting 2:00 PM St. ambrose Univseristy, Galvin Fine Arts Center
April 5, 2020 - FMTA Meeting 3:00 PM Asbury United Methodist Church, Bettendorf

IFMC/NFMC Events

Membership in FMTA also gives the opportunity for participation in IFMC and NFMC sponsored events such as IFMC Junior Composers Contest (LINK), and IFMC Campship Auditions