Festival Rules and Information

RULES OF JUNIOR FESTIVALS

“Festivals are designed for all members of the National Federation of Music Clubs.  The Festival is not a competitive event but an opportunity to perform and receive evaluation.  The rules are set by the National Federation of Music Clubs.” (NFMC Federation Festival Bulletin, ii)

 

Rules & Regulations:

 

REGISTRATION FOR THE JUNIOR AND SENIOR FESTIVALS:

In order to participate in the Festivals, student registrations are due by JANUARY 15th through Vivace. Total Fees are due upon receipt of your invoice. Make total payment online or make one check payable to NJ Federation of Music Club, Inc. and send it to our NJ State treasurer: Christina Hansen (See membership directory for for address.).

Please note, student registrations received after January 15th are subject to a $75 late fee. There is a $20 change fee for any schedule changes.

 

3)  Rating Sheet:

 

NJFMC COVID-19 Safety Protocols - 2022

Refer to the required safety protocols before registering your students.

 

DAY OF  FESTIVAL - Teachers:

Please note:  All children at the Festivals must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.  All children are the responsibility of the parent or legal guardian.  No child may be left unattended in the waiting room or judges’ room.  This includes the children of teachers/judges.

DAY OF FESTIVAL - Students:

Festival Generated Awards:

1)     Superior Certificates: 

2)     Gold Cups: The Gold Cup Plan is described in detail in the Festival Bulletin, available through the NFMC website (nfmc-music.org).  The following is a summary:

Superior = 5 points

Excellent = 4 points

Satisfactory = 3 points

Fair = 2 points

Needs Improvement = 1 point

 3)     The New Jersey Trophy

GOLD CUP CONCERT (TBD due to Covid19)

Please plan to attend and encourage your students to attend as well.  It is a wonderful opportunity to hear our young musicians.