Florida Federation of Music Clubs


Florida Federation of Music Clubs and
National Federation of Music Clubs

2018 Theme: "Music – The Universal Language"

1. Title of 2018 Essay: "Music – The Universal Language" Length of Essay: 500 words or less.
2. Essay MUST be typed and will be judged on content, neatness and legibility. The current year’s theme and entrant’s name must be typed at the top of the first page.
3. Membership in FFMC is required and open to all junior club members (students) in Grades 7-12.
4. The Essay becomes the property of the sponsoring group for publication of the entire essay or parts of it and will not be returned.
5. The decision of the judges will be final and accepted by all.
6. Student can submit the same essay to both National and State. Please send two copies of your essay: one with FFMC Essay Contest Application Form and the second copy of the essay, with the National Music Week Essay Contest entry form. (Download: click here) All entries will be sent to NFMC by the FFMC state chairman. FFMC Deadline: postmarked by December 15, 2017
7. Include a wallet photo of yourself.
8. Send two (2) copies of your essay along with the state and national entry forms to:

Marian Cox, 2495 Browning St., Sarasota FL 34237 (Email)
FFMC Awards:
1. Grades 9-12 First Place: $150.00 Second Place: $100.00
2. Grades 7-8 First Place: $150.00 Second Place: $100.00

To enter the essay contest, print out the FFMC Essay Contest Application Form and follow the instructions. If you cannot access the application form you may need to obtain a copy of the Adobe Acrobat Reader. To get a free copy, visit the Adobe web site by clicking on the following logo:



Congratulations: 2018 Florida Winners!!

2018 Theme: "Music... The Universal Language"

9th - 12th Grade Winners

First Place ($150)
Joshua Widjaja

Second Place ($100)
Jordan Potts

7th - 8th Grade Winners

First Place ($150)
Ernest Zhang
Winter Park

Second Place ($100)
McKayla Ro

(Last updated Sunday, January 21, 2018)