Congratulations to Hawthorn Middle South 8th grader Noah K. for winning the Junior Open Division of the Walgreens National Concerto Competition on piano!
The Walgreens National Concerto Competition is hosted annually at the end of December by Midwest Young Artists Conservatory. Over 200 young musicians from across the U.S. participated in the 2019 Competition on strings, piano, voice, winds, brass, and percussion. Noah excels not only on piano but also as an excellent violinist and the leader of the violin section of the Hawthorn Middle South 7/8th Grade Orchestra.
Midwest Young Artists Conservatory (MYAC) is the largest youth music ensemble program in the midwest, serving over 900 young musicians of all ages and levels from 84 cities throughout Chicagoland and beyond with 8 orchestras, 60+ chamber music ensembles, music theory and composition classes. MYAC graduates are frequently accepted at the most selective conservatories and colleges worldwide.
Noah will be performing with Oistrakh Symphony Orchestra on 2/16 at 7:30 pm in the Gannon Concert Hall at DePaul University’s Holtschneider Performance Center for DePaul Concerto Festival winners. The concert is free and open to the public, and a wonderfully inspiring event for young musicians to attend. Congratulations, Noah!! http://ow.ly/Cz2N50y0T3R