2004: Philadelphia, PA
Dr. Jim Bates, conductor, with Cris Ianni, co-conductor
2004 Playing Contest
The Norman Levine Playing Contest was held at the annual CMSA Conventions from 2001 through 2011 (except 2009). Following are the contest winners.
FIRST PLACE: Julian Beamud (solo mandolin)
SECOND PLACE: “New Jersey Kids”
THIRD PLACE: Michael Schroeder (solo mandolin)