Student Achiements 2013-14

Performance at the Carnegie Hall:

  • Ethan Chen
  • Samuel Ong
  • Nancy Qin
  • Katherine Wu

Performance at Kennedy Center:

  • Ethan Hsiao
  • Vivien Zhu

Performance at the Department of State:

  • Michelle Tang

29th International Young Artists Piano Competition Finals:

  • Group 2: Jason Liu -2nd place
  • Group 3: Michelle Tang – honorable mention
  • Group 4: Karina Aliyeva – 3rd place

AAMS International Competition:

  • Junior Group: Ethan Hsiao – 3rd place, Saniya Han, Michelle Tang, Angela Wu – honorable mentions
  • Senior Group: Vivien Zhu – 2nd place, Samuel Ong – 3rd place.

MSMTA Concerto competition:

  • Junior I:

Jason Liu – alternate winner (1st Mvt)
Justin Chen –alternate winner (3rd Mvt)
Jessica Jiang – honorable mention (2nd Mvt)
Jason Liu – honorable mention (3rd Mvt)

  • Junior II:

Michelle Tang –winner (2nd Mvt)
Michelle Tang – alternate winner (1st Mvt)

  • Intermediate:

Angela Wu – winner (3rd Mvt)
Ethan Chen – alternate winner (2nd Mvt)
Karina Aliyeva – honorable mention (2nd Mvt)
Saniya Han -alternate winner (1st Mvt)

  • Senior:

Nancy Qin – winner (2nd Mvt)
Vivien Zhu – winner (3rd Mvt)

Performance with Washington Conservatory Orchestra:

  • Michelle Tang
  • Angela Wu
  • Vivien Zhe
  • Nancy Qin

MSMTA piano solo festival:

  • 1st place: Justin Chen, Jessica Jiang, Ethan Hsiao, Michelle Tang, Angela Wu,Tiffany Zhang, Katherine Wu, Jeannette Jiang, Ethan Chen, Jesse Huang,   Vivien Zhu
  • 2nd place: Karina Aliyeva, Nancy Qin, Paydor Liu
  • 3rd place: Jonathan Lin, Samuel Ong

MSMTA piano ensemble festival:

  • 1st Place: Samuel Ong & Katheine Wu, Michelle Tang & Angela Wu, Nancy Qing  & Vivien Zhu
  • 2nd Place: Karina Aliyeva & Paydor Liu
  • 3rd Place:Justin Chen & Ethan Chen

Gottlieb Competition:

  • 1st place: Jessica Jiang, Michelle Tang, Angela Wu, Vivien Zhu
  • 2nd place: Tiffany Zhang, Samuel Ong
  • 3rd place: Jason Liu, Karina Aliyeva
  • HM: Justin Chen, Jonathan Lin, Katherine Wu, Jeannette Jiang, Ethan Chen, Nancy Qin

Swarthout/Hayes HS competition:

  • 2nd place – Jeannette Jiang
  • 3rd place – Vivien Zhu

Davis HS Competition:

  • 3rd place: Jeannette Jiang
  • Honorable mention: Samuel Ong

Chase Competition(Mozart):

  • HM: Ethan Hsiao

Chase Competition (Beethoven):

  • HM: Michelle Tang

Hartman Competition:

  • 1st place: Jessica Jiang, Ethan Hsiao
  • 2nd place: Angela Wu, Nancy Qin
  • 3rd place: Jonathan Lin, Karina Aliyeva
  • HM: Justin Chen

Rockville Competition for Piano and Strings:

  • 1st Place: Kevin Wu, Jessica Jiang, Jason Liu, Saniya Han. Ethan Hsiao, Katheine Wu, Michelle Tang
  • 2nd Place: Angela Wu, Tiffany Zhang, Nancy Qin
  • Honorable mention: Jonathan Lin

Senior Theory Award MSMTA:

  • Ethan Chen
  • Paydor Liu
  • Samuel Ong
  • Nancy Qin
  • Vivien Zhu

Junior Theory Trophy:

  • Jason Liu

Senior Distinguished Music Award MSMTA:

  • Paydor Liu

WMTA Judged Recitals:

  • Selected for Honor Recital: Ethan Hsiao, Samuel Ong
  • Honorable Mention: Jesse Huang, Justin Chen, Nancy Qin, Katherine Wu