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2018 ISMTA Competition North

October 21, 2018


The Illinois State Music Teacher Association (ISMTA) Competition is a single tier competition offered at two different locations, ISMTA Competition NORTH and ISMTA Competition SOUTH.  Each competition is run independently with separate chairs and winners. Both ISMTA Competition NORTH and ISMTA Competition SOUTH are held in October, at least one week prior to the annual ISMTA Conference.  All first place winners at each division will be invited to perform at the Winners Recital during the ISMTA Conference. There were 7 Primary, 22 Elementary, 22 Junior, 13 Senior, and 3 Collegiate participants.


Congratulations to these Music Institute of Chicago students.



First Place:  Clara Zhang, 11, student of Soo Young Lee

Second Place:  Matthew Hahn, 11, student of Christina Tio



Second Place:  Noah Kim, 12, student of Yumy Lee Kim



Second Place: Won Yang, 16, student of Elaine Felder

Honorable Mention: Eriko Darcy, 16, Academy student of Matthew Hagle

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