Students have opportunities to perform through festivals and competitions. Students can also take part in school talent shows, church recitals, etc. The Junior Festival is run by the National Federation of Music Clubs, and is mandatory for all students taking lessons. Some special circumstances apply. For more info on this event, choose Junior Festival from the drop down menu under the lessons menu. The Mac Open is held annually in November. This is optional to all students, but highly recommended. For more info on this event, choose Mac Open from the drop down menu under the lessons menu. The Michigan Music Association, and American Guild of Music hold competitions through out the year. These are optional to all students, and are recommended to students who excel in their lessons. These competitions involve traveling and are usually a 3 day event. For more info on these events, choose mma/agm from the drop down menu under the lessons menu.