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Concerto Competition Winners Announced!

Updated: Dec 30, 2022

We are pleased to announce the Winners of the 9th Annual Midwest Conservatory Concerto Competition:


Senior Division:

Airi Ito, violin - Violin Concerto in D minor Op. 47 Mvt. 1 by Jean Sibelius

Matthew Hur, cello - Cello Concerto No. 1 Mvt. 1 by Dmitri Shostakovich

Junior Division- William Maeda, violin - Violin Concerto No. 1 Mvt. 1 by Max Bruch

Honorable Mention - Kimiko Aoki, oboe - Oboe Concerto in D minor Mvt. 1 by Ludwig August Lebrun

All four soloists will perform with the Midwest Philharmonic Orchestra on February 19th at Elmhurst University!

Judges: Dr. Michael Finlay, Piano Dr. Emma Hospelhorn, Flute Mr. Eric Pidluski, Violin The three judges would like to thank all of the participants for their excellent performances. Bravi tutti!

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