Louisiana Federation of Music Clubs

100th (!!) Annual National Music Week


May 7 - 14, 2023 -- Theme:  "Music ... is a Worldwide Adventure"

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.


Chairman Ellen Bordelon, fhornlady@msn.com


Essay Contest

The state winner of the National Music Week Essay Contest earns $75, and the essay is published in Junior Keynotes!

To provide incentive for students in 7-12 to write essays on the National Music Week Themes, the National Federation of Music Clubs sponsors an essay contest for its Junior members. Deadline is January 15.  Essay is judged on content, neatness and legibility.   Essay must be typed and no longer than 500 words.


 An award of $75 will be presented to the winner of each state.  You must download AR 13-1 for complete rules and application form.

You can download the complete rules and application form by clicking the link below. After downloading, print, fill out, and mail the form. You must have Acrobat Reader to view and print the scholarship. Acrobat Reader is free, you can get it here.

 Download complete rules and application