2016 ISMTA Competitions winners

2016 ISMTA STATE COMPETITION WINNERS

ISMTA Junior Piano – 7 Finalists:

1st Place:        Won Yang, student of Elaine Felder  (NE District)

2nd Place:       Cecilia Chen, student of JeongSoo Kim (NW District)

3rd Place:       Thomas Filipiuk, student of Janice Razag (NW District)

 

Judges:        Dr. Jonathan Bowman, Professor of Music in Piano, Eastern Illinois University

                     Dr. Samuel Gingher, Professor of Music in Piano, Millikin University

                     Dr. Pei-I Wang, Professor of Music in Piano, Millkin University

ISMTA Senior Piano – 4 Finalists:

1st Place:        Nathan Metz, student of Olga Bornovalova (NW District)

2nd Place:       Grace Tu, student of Sueanne Metz (NE District)

3rd Place:       David James Prudent, student of Cully Bell (South District)

Honorable

Mention:        Lorin Nugent, student of Robin Borton-Scott (East District)

 

Judges:        Dr. Jeffrey Brown, Professor of Music in Piano, Western Illinois University

                     Dr. Paul Kenron, Professor of Music in Piano, Olivet-Nazarene University

                     Dr. Silvan Negrutiu, Professor of Music in Piano, Millikin University

 

 ISMTA Collegiate – 8 Entries:

1st Place:      Yiseul Lee, student of Tuyen Tonnu (Illinois State University)

2nd Place:       Christina Cummins, student of Silvan Negrutiu (Millikin University)

3rd Place:       Orlando Riveros, student of Jeffrey Brown (Western Illinois University)

 

Judges:        Mr. Meng-Chun Chien, Doctoral Candidate, University of Illinois

                     Dr. Samuel Gingher, Professor of Music in Piano, Millikin University

                     Dr. Pei-I Wang, Professor of Music in Piano, Millkin University