Member News

Stephen Varney (CA) passed away February 24.  Stephen, along with Naomi Sanchez, was the 2005 Ellis Duo Competition winner.  Stephen and Naomi married on December 23, 2018, just two months ago.  Stephen conducted the NFMC American Festival Chorus at the annual meetings from 2011 to 2014.  In addition, Stephen chaired the Beyer Composition Award from …

2016 Stillman Kelley Winners

1st Place – Noah Waddell, Piano, Fort Myers, FL 2nd Place – Eleanor Lee, Violin, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 3rd Place – Bethany Bobbs, Cello, Houston, Texas Thelma Byrum Piano – Mary Bielinski, Waukesha, Wisconsin Regional Awards: Northeastern Region – Catherine Lu, Piano, Northville, Michigan Southeastern Region – Sam Parrini, Violin, Greenville, South Carolina Western Region – …