Purpose: To encourage and inspire students through participation in branch activities
Award: A plaque of recognition plus $50
Deadline: April 1 – Applications postmarked after April 1 shall not be considered.
History: Established 1988, in memory of Eugenia Munoz Clemmons; a favored teacher of the young student, whose wisdom helped guide the Hollywood Branch for many years.

Eligibility (Who qualifies for the Eugenia Munoz Clemmons Award):

  • Student shall be twelve (12) years of age or younger by April 1.
  • Qualifying students may not re-apply for this award.
  • Student shall have demonstrated promising musical abilities through Hollywood Branch activities.
  • The Eugenia Munoz Clemmons Award is open to all instrumentalists and vocalists.
  • Student shall be a studying with a current, active, teacher member of the MTAC, Hollywood Branch.
  • Student shall have participated in branch activities for a minimum of three (3) years.
  • Student shall have studied with his/her current Hollywood Branch teacher for a minimum of three (3) years except if the student has a proven record of Hollywood Branch event participation through studies with another branch teacher. In this case, the student shall have studied with his/her current teacher for a minimum of six (6) months, and with the previous Hollywood Branch teacher for a minimum of two and a half years.

Determination (How will the award be made and who will decide the recipient)

  • The student’s teacher shall submit, by mail, the branch Application Form and a Participation Record on behalf of their students,
  • Only the official branch Application Form and Participation Record are acceptable.
  • Teachers representing the applicants shall be given an opportunity to make a short presentation on behalf of their students at the Hollywood Branch General Meeting in April.
  • The Board of Directors shall evaluate and select the qualifying student.
  • In case of a tie, more than one qualifying student may be selected.
  • The award shall be withheld if there is no qualifying student.
  • The award shall be announced and presented at the Achievement Award Recital.


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