Tiffany Yen, AIM level 12 Recital on Sunday, July 23, 2017
Tiffany Yen completed all requirements for AIM Level 12, concluding with a Level 12 Recital, presented on Sunday, July 23, 2:00 pm at the Ela Area Public Library in Lake Zurich. Tiffany performed works by Bach, Beethoven, Schubert and Ravel. You can view her performance in the Recital Video link above under Level 12 Recitals.
AIM Level 10 Trophies and Bars earned in 2017
Congratulations to Beth Aquino, William Dai, Sophia Li, LeAnne Lin, Phyllis Wang and Timmy Zhang on successfully completing AIM Level 10 this year and earning the NSMTA Level 10 trophy and ISMTA AIM Achievement bar.
AIM Performance Exams April 23 and 30, 2017
Congratulations to all students that successfully completed AIM Performance exams this year. The following students were invited to perform in the AIM Honors Recital on Saturday, May 6,at St. James Lutheran Church in Lake Forest. Alex Gou, level 6; Jenny Huang, level 6; Michael Chen, level 8; Elena Fang, level 8; Isabella Robieson, level 8; William Dai, level 10; Phyllis Wang, level 10; Timmy Zhang, level 10.
NSMTA Sonata-Sonatina Festival, February 12, 2017
Congratulations to the following students who earned silver medals at the NSMTA Sonata-Sonatina Festival on February 12, 2017: Phyllis Wang, Wynne Chen and Sophia Li.
Libertyville Piano Festival 1st Trophy earned in 2017
Students earn points each year of participation at the Libertyville Piano Festival, based on their rating. 1st Place rating earns 5 points, 2nd place rating earns 4 points and 3rd place rating earns 3 points. Once students accumulate a total of 15 points, they are awarded a 1st Trophy, and each subsequent accumulation of 15 points earns additional trophies.
Earning the Libertyville Piano Festival 1st Trophy this year are: Maddy Aquino, Michael Chen, Elena Fang, Alex Gou and Jenny Huang . Congratulations!
Libertyville Piano Festival, February 4, 2017
Congratulations to the following students who participated in the Libertyville Piano Festival on Saturday, February 4, 2017: Beth Aquino, Maddy Aquino, Stephanie Aquino, Michael Chen, William Dai, Elena Fang, Alex Gou, Jenny Huang, Sophia Li, Ellen Niu, Iris Niu, Ethan Wang and Phyllis Wang.
Congratulations to William Dai, Elena Fang, Alex Gou, Sophia Li, Ellen Niu and Phyllis Wang who were among the 13 students chosen by the judges as "Outstanding Performances" of the festival. These students will perform in the Festival Honors Recital on Sunday, February 19, 2017, at the Condell Hospital Chapel in Libertyville.
AIM Theory Exams, January 22 and 29, 2017
Congratulations to all students who took the AIM Theory exam on January 22 or 29, 2017. The following students received a Superior Rating, earning a score of 96 or higher.
Level 4: Ethan Wang
Level 6: Alex Gou, Jenny Huang, Ellen Niu
Level 8: Michael Chen, Elena Fang, Isabella Robieson
Level 10: William Dai, Sophia Li, Phyllis Wang
NWSMTA Sonata-Sonatina Festival, November 6, 2016
Congratulations to all students that participated in the NWSMTA Sonata-Sonatina Festival on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at Harper College. Gold Medal Winners were Michael Chen, Elena Fan, Alex Gou, Ellen Niu, Iris Niu, Isabella Robies and Maggie Yuan. These students were invited to perform in the Gold Medal Winners Recital at the Barrington Library on Saturday, November 12, 2016.
Silver Medal Winners were Maddy Aquino, William Dai, Aaron Gan, Sophia Li and Tiffany Lin.
NWSMTA Festival of Pianos at Northbrook Court on Sunday, September 25, 2016
The 23rd annual Festival of Pianos was held at Northbrook Court. Students, family members, friends and teachers played together on 6 grand pianos provided by Steinway of Chicago during the weekend of September 24-25 while shoppers enjoyed ongoing ensemble peroformances all afternoon. Participating students were Beth Aquino, Maddy Aquino, Stephanie Aquino, Elena Fang, Alex Gou, Jenny Huang, Ellen Niu, Iris Niu, Isabella Robieson, Ethan Wang and Maggie Yuan.