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Guitar/Harp Departmental Recital - Fall November 17, 2018 10:00 am
Keyboard Departmental Recitals - Fall November 17, 2018 2:00 pm 2 PM | 3 PM | 4 PM Nichols Concert Hall

Merit Scholarship Winners Announced

Each spring Music Institute of Chicago students have the opportunity to audition for a merit scholarship award.  There are two divisions: a Junior Division for students ages 12 and under, and a Senior Division for students ages 18 and under.  Awards range in size from $500 to $1500. 


Congratulations to our 2018-2019 merit scholarship award recipients.

Alexis Boe, piano
Emily Chen, violin
David Dai, piano

Gaby Danijarsa, violin

Matthew Hahn, piano
Michael Hahn, piano
Jasmine Horton, violin
Jaiden Hsu, voice
Noah Kim, piano
Lauren Kim, piano
Priya Krishnaswamy, voice
Maia Law, violin

Aurora Lee, piano

Claire Manzano, violin
Emily Montelongo, voice
Inyoung Nah, piano
Jan Nedvetsky, cello
Colin Song, piano
Ella Wimbiscus, cello
Brayden Wu, viola
Won Yang, piano
Leo Zupko, violin

The panel of adjudicators was extremely impressed with the level of talent exhibited at the auditions and found it a true delight to hear the students perform!  Congratulations and thanks to the faculty for inspiring these young musicians!

Teacher Spotlight on Aubrey Faith-Slaker, piano
Teacher Spotlight on Aubrey Faith-Slaker, piano

"Hiding a Nancy Drew mystery book in the piano bench while keeping one eye on the front room window so I could go back to practicing when my mom drove up was NOT effective practicing."