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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.  

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.

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!

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.

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!

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.   

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

Congratulations to all students who participated in the VMTA Theory Day.  Here are the results: Qi Wei Chen, Excellent, Level 7, Jessica Chen, Superior, Level 5, Lauren Joelle Kim, Excellent Level 6, Amber Li, Very Good, Level 6, Sasha Wang, Very Good Level 7, and Melissa Wu, Very Good, Level 7

Very proud of my students for participating in Keyboard Skills Day.  Here are the results:  Qi Wei Chen, Very Good, Level 8, Jessica Chen, Superior, Level 6, Sophia Go, Superior , Level 8, Lauren Joelle Kim, Superior, Level 8, Amber Li, Very Good, Level 8, Hana Wang, Superior Level 9, Melissa Wu, Superior Level 9

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Holiday Party Fun!

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Angela Zhang and Alexander Suh at the Kennedy Center

Congratulations to Qi Wei Chen and Sophia Go for being awarded Honorable Mention in the October WMTA Judged Recital!

Congratulations to Hana Wang and Angela Zhang for being selected for Honor's in the February WMTA Judged Recital!

Results have come in for the MSMTA Gottlieb competition.  Congratulations to the following students: Yuting Liu Group J First Place;   Amber Li Group O Third Place;   Angela Zhang Group Q Second Place;   Lauren Joelle Kim Group R First Place;   Sophia Go Group S Third Place;   Melissa Wu Group T Honorable Mention;   Alexander Suh Group Y First Place;   Sasha Wang Group Y Honorable Mention;   Hana Wang Group Z First Place.  WOWOWOWOW!!

Congratulations to Melissa Wu for being accepted to Governor's School!

Congratulations to Alexander Suh for winning first prize in the senior division of the Ylva Novik Concerto Competition.  Alexander will be awarded $2500 and will perform with the Capitol City Symphony in October.  Congratulations to Angela Zhang for being awarded second place in the Junior Division.  Angela will receive $500! 

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Hana Wang at the Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center

Congratulations to the following students for making the finals of the Ylda Novik Concerto Competition:  Jessica Chen, Amber Li, Angela Zhang, Hana Wang and Alexander Suh!  WOW!

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Congratulations to Jialin Tso and Alexander Suh for being awarded NPR's From the Top.  Here they are performing with Anderson and Roe!

Congratulations to Hana Wang for being awarded second place in the Regional Bland competition.

Congratulations to Angela Zhang for winning first place in the WMTA Hungarian Piano Competition, Lev 5.  Congratulations to Hana Wang for winning second place in Lev 6.  Congratulations to Alexander Suh, Jessica Chen and Qi Wei Chen for being awarded Honorable Mention in Lev 3 and 6.

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Congratulations to Melissa Wu for winning first prize in the Bland competition!

Congratulations to Jessica Chen for being selected for Honor's in the February NVMTA Judged Recital.  Congratulations to Sasha Wang for being awarded Honorable Mention.

Congratulations to Angela Zhang for winning first place in the Robert Spencer Concerto Competition, Level 4!

Congratulations to Alexander Suh and Angela Zhang for their magnificent Millennium Stage performances of Beethoven's "Archduke" Piano Trio and Schubert's "Trout" Piano Quintet last night.  Sasha is pianist for the NSO Youth Fellowship program and Angie was a guest chamber musician.  Here is a link to listen to their performance.  It starts at 43:51:                                                      Millennium Stage NSO Youth Fellows

Congratulations to Amy Tsou for winning Third Place in the Robert Spencer Concerto Competition.  Congratulations to Alexander Suh for being awarded Honorable Mention.

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Congratulations to Qi Wei Chen for being selected as winner of the Gertrude Brown Memorial Concerto Competition.  He will play the Hummel B Minor Concerto with orchestra!  Congratulations to Sophia Go for being awarded Alternate!  Congratulations to Jessica Chen for being awarded Honorable Mention!

Congratulations to Ashley Lee for being selected for Honor's in the January NVMTA Judged Recital!

Congratulations to Yuting Liu and Alexander Suh for being awarded Honor's at the November NVMTA Judged Recital!

Congratulations to Sophia Go for being awarded Honorable Mention in the Asian American Music Society competition!

Congratulations to Hana Wang and Melissa Wu for being awarded Alternate in the MTNA Senior Performance Duet Competition!

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Congratulations to Qi Wei Chen for being awarded Honorable Mention in the MTNA Junior Performance Competition!

Congratulations to Sophia Go for being awarded second place in the VMTA State Auditions, Level II!

Congratulations to Melissa Wu for being awarded second place in the American Protoge International Competition of Romantic Music.  She will perform in Carnegie Recital Hall this December!

Congratulations to Qi Wei Chen and Sophia Go for being awarded Honorable Mention in the WMTA October Judged Recital!

Congratulations to Amy Tsou and duet team Hana Wang and Melissa Wu for being awarded Honor's in the NVMTA October Judged Recital.  Congratulations to Ashley Lee for being awarded Honorable Mention!

Congratulations to four hand piano team Jialin Tso and Alexander Suh for being selected as finalists in NPR's "From the Top" .

Congratulations to Angela Zhang for being invited to participate as a chamber musician in the NSO Youth Fellowship program.  What an opportunity to perform with some of our area's best musicians in a chamber music setting!

Congratulations to Alexander Suh for being selected as pianist for the NSO Youth Fellowship Program for 2019-2020!

Competition Results 2018-2019

Holiday party, smiling faces and lots of fun!

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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