Reference Books

Recommended Reading Harps and Harpist by Roslyn Rensch The Legend of Henriette Renie by Jaymee Haefner Power Performance by Dr. Carrol McLaughlin Carlos Salzedo by Dewey Owens Marcel Grandjany by Ruth K. Inglefield Principal Harpist Guidebook by Sarah Bullen

Congratulations to all winners of the 2018 YAHS

The Y.E.S presented at the 2018 National Conference of the American Harp Society, Jun., 28

Leon Jiao, awarded Honor, CAPMT Piano Evaluation, 2018

Congratulations to my piano student Leon Jiao (Level 5) who has been consecutively 4 years awarded and promoted in the Honor Recital, May 13, 2018, of the CAPMT Piano Evaluation Program.

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Silicon Valley Youth Harp Ensemble Success (YES) Program

The purpose of the Youth Ensemble Success (YES) Program is to provide harpists a friendly, musical, and fun social environment that encourages learning and sharing of talents. Playing in a group inspires students to continue involvement with music. The YES Program

Congratulations Leon, Danielle, and Katie – 2017 CAPMT JRIV Competition

Congratulations to MusicA2G musicians Leon Jiao (piano) for winning the 2nd place in the Category A, Danielle Nam (harp) for winning the 1st place and Kartika Santoso (harp) the Honorable Mention in the Category C of the CAPMT’s 2017 James Ramos International Video Competition! Official announcement  First place winner videos

Congratulations to Leon Jiao and all winners of the 2017 USIMC

Congratulations to my piano student, Leon Jiao, 9 years old, for winning TOP Prize of Group A for Chinese Music Award in the 2017 United States International Music Competition, held on Aug. 12-13 at Stanford University.  Leon performed Night of Stars which is commissioned by J& V Foundation, newly written by Mr. Hao-Yuan Chiu. Congratulations to all …

Xi Chen Violin Concert & 2017 USIMC Award Ceremony/Winners Concerts, 08/19, ’17

Renowned violinist, Xi Chen  ( 陳曦), winner of the 12th International Tchaikovsky Competiton, and the Winners of the 2017 United States International Music Competition will present the Winners’ Concerts on Aug. 19, 2017 at the First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto. Award Ceremony/Concert I : 3 PM Award Ceremony/Concert II & Xi Chen Violin Concert: 6:30 PM. …

2017 World Harp Congress,Jul. 7-13, ’17

The Silicon Valley Youth Harp Ensemble, directed by Sonya Yu, has performed in the 2017 World Harp Congress, in July, Hong Kong. They performed the Medley from My Neighbor, Totoro, Mission: Impossible, and Super Mario Brother Theme. More report: http://www.siliconvalleyharp.org/

Congratulations to Danielle Nam, Jun. 26, ’17

Danielle Nam, been studying the harp with Sonya Yu since she was 7, has won the 2nd Prize, Intermediate 1 Division of the 22nd American Harp Society National Competition on June 26, 2017. We are so happy for her and her family. Furthermore, Danielle will present 4 pieces of music in the Focus on Youth …

Congratulations to winners of the 2017 Yvonne LaMothe Schwager Harp Competition