Society of American Musicians (SAM) Competition - start February 2, 2020

 

Music Institute students compete at Society of American Musicians Competition

 


February 2, 2020

Music Institute of Chicago, Winnetka Campus


The Society of American Musicians (SAM), a non-profit organization, was founded in 1914 with the intent of promoting the best interests of music in America, and maintaining the highest standards of musicianship.

Through the competition, its awards, and performance opportunities, the Society offers assistance and encouragement to young musicians and promising artists.

First place winners receive a cash prize and are invited to perform at the Winner’s Concert on May 17, 2020.

 

VIOLIN & VIOLA

 

SENIOR DIVISION

1st Place:  Isabel Chen, 16, Academy violin student of Almita Vamos

1st Place:  Zechariah Mo, 18, Academy viola student of Roland Vamos

     and Davis King

2nd Place:  Kaylin Liu, 18, violin student of Almita Vamos

 

JUNIOR DIVISION
1st Place:  Aiden Yu,
11, violin student of Davis King

2nd Place:  Jasmine Horton, 11, violin student of Addison Teng

PRIMARY DIVISION

Honorable Mention:  Xiruo Wang, 7, violin student of Davis King

INTERMEDIATE DIVISION
1st Place:  Nicole Lim, 16,
violin student of Hye-Sun Lee

 

CELLO

SENIOR DIVISION

Honorable Mention:  Jan Nedvetsky, 14, Academy student of
      Horacio Contreras and Matthew Hagle

 

JUNIOR DIVISION

Honorable Mention:  Cecilia O'Malley, 11, cello student of Tanya Carey

 


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