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Society of American Musicians Competition

February & March, 2015


The Society of American Musicians, founded in 1914, offers assistance and encouragement to young musicians and promising artists through competition, awards, and performance opportunities for a wide rang of instruments.

Each spring, instrumentalists under the age of 24 are invited to participate in the competition. In addition to the monetary prize, all first place winners will be invited to perform at the Winner’s Concert in Nichols Concert Hall at the Music Institute of Chicago’s Evanston campus.

The 2015 Schedule

Sunday, February 22
Piano: Preliminary ~ Intermediate & Senior Divisions
Violin: All Divisions
Viola: Senior Division


Congratulations to the following Music Institute of Chicago winners. 

* indicates MIC Academy students


Piano - Intermediate Division
1st Place - Justin Chang, 12; student of Brenda Huang
2nd Place - Holden Mui, 12; student of Kate Nir

Violin - Primary Division
1st Place - Abigail Park, 11; student of Hye-Sun Lee

Violin - Junior Division
2nd Place - Isabel Chen, 11; student of Hye-Sun Lee

Violin - Intermediate Division
1st Place - Julian Rhee, 14; student of Hye-Sun Lee

Violin - Senior Division

1st Place - Julian Rhee, 14; student of Hye-Sun Lee
2nd Place - Joshua Brown*, 15; student of Almita Vamos
Honorable Mention - Steven Song*, 16, student of Gerardo Ribeiro


Sunday, March 1
Flute: All Divisions
Guitar: All Divisions
Piano: Preliminary ~ Primary Division

Sunday, March 15
Cello: All Divisions
Piano: Preliminary ~ Junior Division

Sunday, March 22
Piano: Final ~ All Divisions


Friday, June TBA at 7:30 pm

Winners Concert
Music Institute of Chicago
Nichols Concert Hall | 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston


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