"For the Love of Music Since 1866"

Jesse Dittmar placed third place with Cecile Chaminade's Concertino for Flute Opus 107. She is the daughter of Eva and Dean Dittmar of O'Fallon, Illinois. She is a ninth-grader at O'Fallon Township High School (OTHS). Jesse studies flute under Matthew Allison.


Besides flute, Jesse plays piccolo and piano. She is a member of the OTHS Marching Band and Honors Wind Ensemble. Jesse has performed for 4 years in the Illinois Music Educators' Association (ILMEA) concert bands, participating at both the junior and senior levels. She took first place in the 2019 Flute Society Competition. She was 2nd chair in the All Illinois Junior Band. 


In addition to her musical talents, Jesse is on the academic honor roll. She holds a first degree Black Belt in Taekwondo. She enjoys painting, writing, and martial arts. 

JESSE DITTMAR - TUERCK THIRD PLACE WINNER