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 …

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 …

Pacific Musical Society Competition 2015

Big congratulations to my student, Danielle Nam who has won the Second Place of the 2015 Pacific Musical Society Competition, 11-13 Years Old Instrumental Category. http://www.pacificmusical.com/    

CMTANC International Youth Music Competition, 2014

From CMTANC: Dear Teachers: Greetings from the Chinese Music Teachers Association of Northern California! We would like to announce the 2014 CMTANC annual competition for piano, violin, viola, cello, flute, marimba, classical guitar, harp, and traditional Chinese musical instruments. This competition has been going on for more than 20 years and is open to students …

US Open Music Competition 2014 Winners

Big Congratulations to the following MusicA2G harpists:   David Ren-2nd Prize of the Instrumental Solo Senior Karissa Yau-4th Prize of the Instrumental Solo Intermediate B Danielle Nam- First Prize of the Instrumental Solo Junior Phoebe Lin- 3rd Prize of the Instrumental Solo Junior   Source: http://www.usomc.org/winners/2014-winners/  

California Piano & Instrumental Adjudication: Jan. 24-25, 2014, by Youth Focus Inc.

Source: http://youth-focus.org/programs/ Youth Talent Competitions “Everyone Wins and No Body Loses!” This is the continuing theme of the Youth Talent Competitions staged annually for performers ages 4 through 26 years. Everyone who participates is given an award in recognition of their participation to take home to encourage them in their development. The purpose of the annual …

US Open Music Competition – Registration Due Oct 10

If you are interested in participating the US Open Music Competition next year, please note that the deadline of registration is Oct. 10, 2013. The competition will be held February 1-9, 2014 in Palo Alto U.S. Open Music Competition, 2014 Syllabus at USOMC:

CMTANC 2013 International Youth Music Competition

The CMTANC International Youth Music Competition is coming Monday May 27 2013! Complete your application by April 1 (international submissions must arrive by March 31). Finalists will be announced on April 15. Performances will be in piano, cello, flute, marimba, viola, violin, and zheng. Students of all nationalities through Age 17 or Grade 12 are …