ACHIEVEMENTS

Congratulations Sarafina!

1st place winner of the 11-14 year old division,

in the Indian Hill Music Sally Chapin Piano Competition.

She performed Haydn Sonata in G Major, Hob. XVI:27, I. Allegro con brio, in the winners concert.

May, 2019

AADGT Gillock Competition Winners

BRAVO, to Sarafina and Estella!!  

As competition winners, they were part of a NYC recording session for the making of a commemorative DVD featuring performances of William Gillock's music.  Plus, they'll be performing live in a special winners' concert in NYC later in spring, 2018!

Here they are, performing one of their pieces:

MMTA Judged Festival

March - 2018

CONGRATULATIONS to my students who won prizes in their divisions!

Allison (1st place)                       Jessica (2nd place)                           Ananya (2nd place)

Great Composers Competition Winner

Global online competition - May 2017

A huge CONGRATULATIONS to Daisy for her accomplishment in winning 2nd Prize in Division IV of the 18th Century Competition!! She performed Mozart's Rondo K. 485.  See her video HERE!

 

MMTA Judged Festival

March - 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to my students who won prizes in their divisions!

Jessica (2nd place)                       Estella (3rd place)                           Sarafina (3rd place)

 

Indian Hill Piano Competition

Littleton, MA - April 2017

BRAVO to Jessica, Sarafina and Ameesha!  

Chosen as winners in their divisions and performed at the Competition Winners' Recital at Indian Hill Music.

 

Exam Excellence

2016-2017

Big accomplishments for my dedicated students!  

Many high marks in their Royal Conservatory Music exams:

  • Estella Cui, Level 3 - First Class Honors with Distinction: 92

  • Andrew Chen, Level 5 - First Class Honors with Distinction: 90

  • Sarah Lee, Level 5 - First Class Honors: 88

  • Sarah Lee, Level 6 - First Class Honors: 87

  • Estella Cui, Level 4 - First Class Honors: 85

  • Tyler Wong, Level 5 - First Class Honors: 85

CONGRATULATIONS!

MMTA Judged Festival

February - 2016

CONGRATULATIONS to Sarafina, for winning 1st Place in her division!

 

Performance at Carnegie Hall

November 2015

 

My student, Ananya, age 14 -  chosen as a Honorable Mention Winner of her division in the American Protégé International Piano & Strings Competition 2015.  

She performed the "Harp" Prelude, Op.12, No. 7 by Prokofiev at Weill Hall, Carnegie Hall in New York City on November 29, 2015.  

 

CONGRATULATIONS!

GRADUATING SENIOR

June 2015

 

So proud of my Amelia ... she was my longest student so far, studying piano with me for a total of 10 years!  

 

After graduating in 2015, she entered college at DePaul University in Chicago, IL, and is taking a double major program in Graphic Design and Music!

Pian-Olympics Champion

May - 2015

Congratulations to Megan for winning the Studio Pian-Olympics trophy - she earned the top score in 4 events for practicing and memorizing!

Exam Excellence

2014 - 2015

All the hard work paid off!  High marks for my students in their Royal Conservatory Music Development Program exams:

 

  • Medha -Preparatory B - First Class Honors with Distinction - 92

  • Ananya - Intermediate Rudiments Theory - First Class Honors - 88

  • Megan - Level 3, Piano - First Class Honors - 85

 

CONGRATULATIONS!

MMTA Bay State Contest

May - 2015

Brava to Ananya for winning Honorable Mention for her division, performing Nocturne in B-flat minor, Op. 9, No. 1 by Chopin, and  the "Harp" Prelude, Op.12, No. 7 by Prokofiev.

MMTA Judged Festival

February - 2015

Congratulations to my students for outstanding performances and winning prizes at the 2015 MMTA Judged Festival!

 

Sarafina - Honorable Mention
Ameesha - 2nd Place
Amelia - 1st Place
Jessica - Honorable Mention
Performance at Carnegie Hall

May, 2014

 

My student, Lee, age 15 -  chosen as a Second Place Winner (Junior Category) of the American Protégé International Piano & Strings Competition 2014.  

She performed the Sonata in C Major Hob.XVI: 50, Ist Mvt., by Haydn, at Weill Hall, Carnegie Hall in New York City on May 26, 2014.  

 

CONGRATULATIONS!

HIGHEST SCORE in all of MASSACHUSETTS!

2014

 

WOW!  CONGRATULATIONS, Sananda!  She did it again, the 2nd year in a row - Sananda recieved the  HIGHEST SCORE in the whole state of Massachusetts for the Royal Conservatory Music Development Program piano performance exam, Level 4.

 

EXTRAORDINARY!

HIGHEST SCORE at Hingham

2014

 

Congratulations to Sarah!  She took the Royal Conservatory Music Development Program piano performance exam and ... received the HIGHEST SCORE at the Hingham Center for Level 3!

 

WAY TO GO!

First Class Honors with Distinction

Piano Exams - 2014

So many students achieved high scores in their piano exams for The Royal Conservatory of Music Development Program:

 

  • Sananda - Level 4 - First Class Honors with Distinction - 92

  • Andrew - Level 1 - First Class Honors with Distinction - 92

  • Ameesha - Level 1 -First Class Honors - 88

  • Sarah - Level 3 - First Class Honors  - 88

  • Prisha - Level 4 - First Class Honors - 87

  • Ruiqi - Level 5 - First Class Honors - 81

 

SO PROUD OF ALL OF YOU!

MMTA Judged Recitals Festival

February - 2014

Congratulations to my students who won prizes at the MMTA Judged Recitals Festival!

 

Bravo!

Ian, age 13 - 2nd place

Prisha, age 11 - 2nd place

Ananya, age 13 - Honorable Mention

Highest scores in Massachusetts!

Littleton, MA - 2013

Two of my students received Awards of Excellence from The Royal Conservatory of Music Development Program for their piano exams in 2013:

 

Sananda, Level 3, 93 (pictured top right) received two awards -

  1. Center Award - Highest score for Level 3 at the Littleton, MA center

  2. State Award - Highest score for Level 3 in all of Massachusetts

 

Andrew, Preparatory Level, 95 (pictured bottom right) received two awards -

  1. Center Award - Highest score for Preparatory at the Littleton, MA center

  2. State Award - Highest score for Preparatory in all of Massachusetts

 

OUTSTANDING!!

 

And even more high scores from students:

  • Sarah - Level 4 - First Class Honors with Distinction - 94

  • Ananya - Level 6 - First Class Honors with Distinction - 93

  • Ben - Level 1 - First Class Honors with Distinction - 93

  • Richard - Level 6 - First Class Honors with Distinction - 92

  • Ian - Level 6 - First Class Honors with Distinction - 90

  • Sophie - Level 4 - First Class Honors - 85

  • Jerry - Level 6 - First Class Honors - 85

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