Congratulations!

Competition Results 2022-2023

Congratulations to Yuting Liu for being awarded Honorable Mention in the November NVMTA Judged Recital.

Congratulations to Amber Li for being awarded Honor's in the WMTA November Judged Recital!

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Results for the MTNA Junior Performance Virginia Competition are finally in!  Congratulations to Caroline Su for being awarded first place.  Caroline will continue to compete in the Southern Division next year.   Kudos to Jessica Chen and Albert Xu for being awarded Honorable Mention in this highly competitive event!

Congratulations to Qi Wei Chen for being awarded Alternate in the MTNA Senior Performance Virginia Competition!  Congratulations to Amber Li for being awarded Honorable Mention!

Congratulations to Sophia Go for winning second place in the Senior Division of AAMS.  Congratulations to Caroline Su for being awarded Honorable Mention in the Junior Division.

Congratulations to Lauren Joelle Kim for being invited to participate in the NSO Youth Fellowship program as a chamber musician!

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Congratulations to Jessica Chen for being selected by audition to be pianist in the National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellowship program!

Competition Results 2021-2022

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Congratulations to Caroline Su for being awarded first prize in the William Knabe International Piano Competition!

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Congratulations to Qi Wei Chen and Angela Zhang for their fine performances of the Brahms Horn Trio and Vaughan-WIlliams Piano Quintet.  They were both selected as NSO Summer Music Institute performers.  They performed at Justice Hall at the REACH, Kennedy Center.

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Congratulations to Angela Zhang and Qi Wei Chen for being awarded the opportunity to perform as orchestra keyboardists with the NSO Summer Music Institute Orchestra, performing side by side with members of the NSO.  Here they are for their first orchestra rehearsal, Shostakovich Symphony No. 5, Angie on piano, Wilson on celeste!  How exciting!

Congratulation to Jessica Chen for being selected by audition to be the pianist in  the National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellowship program 2022-2023.  Brava!

Congratulations to Caroline Su for being awarded first place in the MSMTA Gottlieb Memorial Piano Competition.  Congratulations to Albert Xu for receiving Honorable Mention.

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Congratulations to Lauren Joelle Kim, Sophia Go, Caroline Su, Jessica Chen and Qi Wei Chen for being awarded Honor's in the NVMTA Sonata Festival.  Congratulations to Yuting Liu for being awarded the second round red ribbon.

Results are in for the WMTA Viola Hartman Awards.  Many congratulations to Jessica Chen and Albert Xu for being awarded second place group 14A and 14B.  Many congratulations to Sophia Go for being awarded third place in group 17-18, and Yuting Liu for being awarded Honorable Mention in group 14B!

Congratulations to Caroline Su and Jessica Chen for being awarded Honorable Mention in the NVMTA Piano Achievement Awards Level III

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Congratulations to Jessica Chen for being invited to perform  Chaminade's beautiful "Autumne" at the Daniel Pesca masterclass at UMBC.   Superb performance!

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Congratulations to both Sophia Go and Angela Zhang for their performances on the Millennium Stage of the Kennedy Center.  Angie performed the Schumann Piano Quartet as pianist in the NSO Youth Fellowship program.   Sophia performed the Brahms Clarinet Trio, pianist in the NSO Youth Fellowship Chamber.  I am so proud of both of them for their hard work and dedication.  Chamber music is alive and well!

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Congratulations to Angela Zhang for her outstanding performance of Beethoven Concerto No. 3 with the Amadeus Orchestra.

Congratulations to Qi Wei Chen for being selected for Honor's in the April NVMTA Judged Recital!

Congratulations to Albert Xu for being selected for Honor's at the April WMTA Judged Recital.

Congratulations to Lauren Joelle Kim for being awarded third place in the Regional Bland held at the Lyceum.

Congratulations to Albert Xu for being awarded third place at the Reston Lions Club Bland competition!

Congratulations to Caroline Su for winning third place in the WMTA Hungarian Music Piano Competition.  Congratulations to Albert Xu, Angela Zhang and Melissa Wu for being awarded Honorable Mentions.

Congratulations to Caroline Su for winning first prize in the Bailey's Crossroads Lion's Club Bland competition!  Congratulations to Angela Zhang for winning second!

Congratulations to Sophia Go for being invited to participate in the National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellowship program as a chamber musician!

Congratulations to Lauren Joelle Kim for winning first prize in the Sterling Lion's Club Bland competition!

Congratulations to Jessica Chen for winning first place in the NVMTA Robert Spencer Concerto Competition.  Congratulations to Caroline Su and Angela Zhang for being awarded Honorable Mentions.

Results are in for the MSMTA Gertrude Brown Concerto Competition.  Congratulations to Angela Zhang for being awarded winner of the senior level, performing Beethoven Concerto in C Minor.  Angie will perform with orchestra!  Also congratulations to Sophia Go for being awarded Alternate in her category and Jessica Chen for being awarded Alternate in her category!

Congratulations to Angela Zhang for being selected for Honor's in the December NVMTA Judged Recital.  Congratulations to Melissa Wu for being awarded Honorable Mention!

Results have come in for the Virginia State MTNA Performance competitions.  Congratulations to Jessica Chen for being awarded Alternate in the Junior MTNA Performance competition.  Congratulations to Melissa Wu for being awarded Honorable Mention in the Senior MTNA Performance competition! 

Congratulations to Lauren Joelle Kim and Caroline Su for being selected for Honor's in the November NVMTA Judged Recital.  This is wonderful news!!

Congratulations to Caroline Su for winning third place in the AAMS Piano Competition. Brava!

Congratulations for Lauren Joelle Kim and Angela Zhang for being accepted by audition into the National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellowship program.  I am extremely excited for them to participate in this unique program.  They will have the opportunity to learn about orchestra repertoire and rehearse and perform chamber music with other talented musicians from our area.

Competition Results 2020-2021

Results for District Auditions have come in and many congratulations to ALL of you for participating in this highly competitive event.  Special congratulations to Richard Wu for receiving Honorable Mention in Level 1A.  Congratulations to Jessica Chen and Albert Xu for receiving Honorable Mention in Level II, and congratulations to Aiden Seo, Lauren Joelle Kim, Amber Li and Melissa Wu for receiving Honorable Mention in Level III.  

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Graduating senior Amy Tsou

Results for the NVMTA Sonata Festival have come in.  I'm so proud of all my participating students, as they were all selected for Second Round.  They all received their trophies and beautiful red ribbons.  Kudos to Hana Wang, trophy year 11, Qi Wei Chen and Lauren Joelle Kim, trophy year 7, Amber Li and Yuting Liu, trophy year 6, Jessica Chen and Alexander Suh, trophy year 5, and Richard Wu and Albert Xu, trophy year 3. 

Results for the MSMTA Gottlieb competition have come in.   Congratulations to Angela Zhang for winning first place in Group U and to Qi Wei Chen for winning Second place in Group Y.   Congratulations to Sophia Go and Melissa Wu for being awarded Honorable Mention in Group Y and to Jessica Chen for being awarded Honorable Mention in Group O and Richard Wu for being awarded Honorable Mention in Group C. 

Congratulations to Hana Wang for winning first place in the NVMTA Piano Achievement Awards, Level V.  Congratulations to Albert Xu for winning Second Place in Level III, and Congratulations to Angela Zhang for winning third place in Level IV.  Special congratulations to Alexander Suh, Amber Li, Lauren Joelle Kim, Sophia Go, Qi Wei Chen,  Chan Wook (Aiden) Seo, Jessica Chen and Richard Wu for being awarded Honorable Mentions! WOW!

Congratulations to Jessica Chen for winning Second Place at the WMTA Viola Hartman Piano Awards!

Congratulations to Hana Wang for winning fourth prize in the WMTA Lichtenberg competition!   Kudos to Amber Li for being awarded Honorable Mention!

Congratulations to Alexander Suh, Hana Wang and Lauren Joelle Kim for being selected for Honor's in the NVMTA April Judged Recital!

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Graduating senior Hana Wang

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Graduating senior Sasha Wang

Congratulations and a special two thumbs up to Lauren Joelle Kim, Amber Li, Jessica Chen, Richard Wu, and Sophia Go for taking the VMTA Theory test in their respective levels.  It was optional this year, so I'm very proud of them for this extra work. Jessica and Sophia received Superiors, Lauren and Amber received "Excellent", and Richard received "Very Good".  Bravo!

Congratulations to the following students who were selected for Honor's in the NVMTA Bach Baroque Festival and Competition:  Richard Wu, Yuting Liu, Amber Li,Lauren Joelle Kim, Melissa Wu and Sophia Go.

Results are in for the WMTA Specialty Competition with students performing music of composers born in Germany.  Many congratulations to the following first place winners:  Richard Wu  (Group 6-8A), Melissa Wu (Group 15-16C) , Qi Wei Chen (Group 15-16D), and Lauren Joelle Kim (Group 15-16D).  Congratulations to Amber Li for winning second place (Group 15-16A) .  Congratulations to the following third place winners:  Yuting Liu (Group 11-12A, Jessica Chen (Group 11-12B), and Sophia Go (Group 15-16A).  I'm very proud of all my students for their hard work and dedication.

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Graduating senior Alexander Suh

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Congratulations to Jessica Chen for winning Second Place in the WMTA Haydn Sonata Awards!

Congratulations to Aiden Seo for being awarded Honorable Mention in the February NVMTA Judged Recital.

Congratulations to Jessica Chen for being awarded Honorable Mention in the MTNA Junior Piano Performance Competition.  WOW!  Brava, Jessica!

Congratulations to Melissa Wu for being awarded "Honor's" in the December NVMTA Judged Recital.  Kudos to Richard Wu and Sasha Wang for being awarded Honorable Mention!

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Congratulations to Alexander Suh and Jessica Chen for their outstanding performances in the Virginia State Auditions!  Alexander was awarded Second Place in Division III and Jessica was awarded Honorable Mention in Division II.   

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Congratulations to Sophia Go for being invited to participate in the National Symphony Youth Fellowhip Chamber Ensemble.  How exciting!!

Congratulations to Amber Li for being awarded Honorable Mention in the NVMTA October Judged Recital!

Congratulations to Angela Zhang and Alexander Suh for being selected to participate as pianists in the National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellowship program!

District results have been announced.  Congratulations to Jessica Chen, winner of Level II and Alexander Suh, Alternate of Level III.  Jessica and Alexander will proceed to State Auditions in November.  Congratulations to the following students for being awarded Honorable Mention:  Yuting Liu,  Lauren Joelle Kim, Hana Wang, Angela Zhang, Amber Li, and Qi Wei Chen.

Competition Results 2019-2020

Competition Results 2018-2019

Competition Results 2017-2018

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End of the year recital, smiling faces!

Competition Results 2016-2017

End of the year student recital.  Smiling faces

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