a member of a National organization that is dedicated to
promoting American Music through its support of members of
all ages. Your participation in your local organization
benefits more than your own neighborhood. As a large group,
we have influence beyond our individual memberships. As a
large group we can work to help the cause of music in the
state of Iowa and the nation.
national organization, NFMC is respected, and for the
performer AND teacher, membership in the state and National
Federation give professional credibility.
affiliation with other musicians and supporters of music to
exchange ideas, to give inspiration, and to aid with
to promote music are celebrated across the United States:
Music Week is supported in all our communities
Music month in February with the Parade of American Music
on research and performance of new American Music
support to young artists, college students and juniors in
all areas of performance,
composition and education
Federation is a national network for the promotion of music.
As a philanthropic non-profit music organization the
Federation offers monetary awards to members of all ages.
The adults, collegiate and junior members all benefit from
your dues and scholarship dollars. Awards given by IFMC are
often doubled by the national.
generation that often proclaimed, "What's in it for me?" you
have the opportunity to counter with, "What can I do for you
and for the future of music in America?" By aligning
yourself with a national and state organization you reach to
borders not possible in your own little comer of the world.
brighten the comer where you are and let the light reflect
throughout the state of Iowa and your country.