Arkansas Federation of Music Clubs

AFMC Officers 2023-25

Kathie White

AFMC President’s Theme:
“Sing and Play the Music Forward”

AFMC President’s Song:
“I’ll Praise My Maker While I’ve Breath”

Carol Moore
Vice President

Nancy Griffin
Recording Secretary

Welcome to the Arkansas Federation of Music Clubs!

Arkansas Federation of Music Clubs (AFMC) is affiliated with the National Federation of Music Clubs (NFMC). Both AFMC and the wider NFMC are service organizations promoting, providing, and encouraging music and music education in America. Membership categories include Junior (6-18 yrs.), Collegiate (16-25), and Senior (19+) members.  Membership is not limited to just professional or amateur musicians but also includes composers, dancers, performing artists, arts and music educators, music students, generous music patrons and benefactors, and music lovers of all ages.  For more information about the National Federation of Music Clubs, visit their website at

AFMC is comprised of clubs in every part of the state.  This website will give you information of clubs in your area and the Newsletters will give a good picture of the activities within the state.  Some of these activities include: Festival programs, competitive events, community outreach, music education advocacy, socializing with musical friends in your community and much, much more.  Contact the AFMC President, Kathie White, at for more information.

The National Federation of Music Clubs is celebrating a milestone 125th anniversary this year

NFMC 125 Years

Several goals have been set to celebrate!
    Membership Goal: 125,00 Members
    Student/Collegiate Goal: 125 Colleges/Universities
    Invocation Competition. Create a new NFMC Invocation to honor the 125th Celebration
    Members Donation: Every member, whether Junior, Student, or Senior member donate $1.25. Clubs collect donations and send check to NFMC
    125th Sponsors: Be an official sponsor by donating $125 to NFMC.

Join with AFMC members in supporting this significant anniversary of promoting and supporting American music, performers, and music education.

Summer ’23 President’s Newsletter

Summer ’23

2023-2024 AFMC Calendar

November 1, 2023 – Deadline for Sr. Club Report to AFMC Treasurer, Jimmie Stephens

May 5-12, 2024 National Music Week Theme: “Music is…yours, mine and ours

June 11-15, 2024 NFMC Conference, Isle Hotel in Bettendorf, Iowa

July 17-19, 2024  Federation Days at OIO, Eureka Springs, AR