CounterPoint Fall 2020

Federation Response to COVID-19

Liability Insurance and Child Protection Policy

All NFMC Liability Insurance and Child Protection Policy and form updates are availble on this website. Please remember to use the NFMC website to upload your forms and make payments through their File Upload and Payment links. and

2020 MFMC Annual Convention Report by Mary Jane Timmer, 2021 MFMC Convention Chair

As you all know by now, the 2020 Annual MFMC Convention that was to be held in Grand Rapids, had to be cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Much thought went into this decision especially since the decision had to be made just as the pandemic was coming to a peak and the convention was …

MFMC Festivals Areas Update

Festival is an exciting and busy time in Michigan! If your Festival Area has not yet held your Festival, it is likely postponed until May. Contact your MFMC Festival Area Admin for specifics.

Congratulations MFMC Assistant Treasurers!

It is with much gratitude we congratulate MFMC Assistant Treasurers for Senior Membership Lyn Schwartz and for Junior Membership Christine Smith for completing the 2019-2020 membership profiles for NFMC and MFMC. Further, Christine’s attention to detail has helped 279 teachers register 3349 students for NFMC and MFMC Awards and NFMC Festival eligibility! Brava! Senior and …


Chinese-American pianist, Susan Yang, maintains a versatile career as a performer and educator. Yang began studying piano at the age of four, and has garnered numerous prizes and scholarships throughout her career. Currently under management by the National Federation of Music Clubs, Yang captured First Prize in the 2019 biennial NFMC Young Artist Competition. She …

CounterPoint Fall 2019 Now Available!

The Fall 2019 edition of CounterPoint – MFMC’s bi-annual magazine is now available online under About Us or Quick Links!

MFMC 2019 Convention

Many thanks to MFMC 102nd Annual Convention Chair Joyce Vance for an outstanding convention in Ann Arbor.  Congratulations to MFMC President Laurie M Marshall, 2017-2019, for excellent programs on leadership, Festivals, technology, finance, and more.  Outstanding student and junior talent from throughout the state.  Congratulations to our newly elected officers and all participating members.

Bellissima! Handbell Ensemble

Tuesday Musicale of Greater Pontiac’s Bellissima hosts a special concert: Bellissima! Handbell Ensemble to perform special concert, 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at St. John Lutheran Church in Rochester, Mich. Accomplished handbell choir of 13 talented musicians to perform for“free will offering at the door” with a majestic one-hour performance PONTIAC, Mich. –The first tuned handbells originated more …