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Archive for July, 2018

2018 Southwestern Youth Music Festival

23July
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Are you sitting?  No really sit down, we are not responsible for fainting, head injuries from exuberant jumping up and down, or any other mishaps that may occur from continuing to read this announcement regarding the results from the from the 2018 Southwestern Youth Music Festival held on July 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th, and 30th at California State University Long Beach.

 

You were warned…Continue at your own risk!

 

Our number is 80!  Yes, EIGHTY that’s how many awards our students brought home from the 2018 SYMF competition.

 

LCP Duet Teams rocked!  Leaving little doubt, that they all play well with others!

Duet Team Results:

20 First Place Winners

6 Second Place Winners

10 Third Place Winners

6 Fourth Place Winners

 

LCP Solo pianists competing all by themselves.  Rest assured many also teamed with partners for Duets proving that solo artists are not anti-social.

Solo Results:

9 First Place Winners

15 Second Place Winner

7 Third Place Winners

7 Fourth Place Winners

 

What fantastic results!  Congratulations to all that participated in this years SYMF competition.

Back Home Again in Indiana

16July
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Back in 1917 the song Back Home Again in Indiana was published.  Well, that is exactly what LCP did. Our nine pianists who made the trip to Indiana really made themselves right at home bringing home an incredible 21 trophies.  This was LCP’s first trip to the Carmel Klavier International Piano Competition held from June 27 through July 1st in Carmel, Indiana.  A huge congratulations and job well done to all nine who participated.

 

Our winners in alphabetical order are :

  • Andrew Luu and Nicole Ho – Second Place Winners, Intermediate Ensemble (DUO)
  • Andrew Luu and Nicole Ho – Honorable Mention, Advanced Ensemble (Duet)               
  • Ashley Dixon and Travis Luu – First Place Winners, Intermediate Ensemble (DUO)
  • Ashley Dixon and Travis Luu – Third Place Winners, Intermediate Ensemble (Duet)
  • Bella Dang – Third Place Winner, Elementary Concerto
  • Celine Tseng and Hong An Hoang – Third Place Winners, Advanced Ensemble (Duet)
  • Celine Tseng and Hong An Hoang – Honorable Mention, Advanced Ensemble (DUO)
  • Celine Tseng, Hong An Hoang, Susan Le, and Tu Trinh – Honorable Mention, Advanced Ensemble
  • Hong An Hoang – Honorable Mention, Advanced Concerto
  • Susan Le and Tu Trinh – Second Place Winners, Advanced Ensemble (DUO)
  • Susan Le – Honorable Mention, Advanced Concerto

 

And now for some after the competition stress relief! Don’t let anyone tell you pianists don’t have fun.

 

Diamond Bar Performing Arts Contest

15July
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LCP descended upon Diamond Bar this past Saturday July, 14 for the annual Diamond Bar Performing Arts contest.  Nine of our own went to compete, and we are happy to announce everyone placed.  All Solo participants and Duet Teams brought home the bling.  Winners are listed below in alphabetical order.

Congratulations to these nine pianists for braving the heat out at DBPAC!

          Winners are:

               Andrew Luu and Nicole Ho– Second Place Winner Duet

               Angeline Nguyen – Second Place Winner Solo

               Ashley Dixon and Travis Luu – First Place Winner Duet

               Ashley Dixon – Second Place Winner Solo

               Dayna Nguyen – Second Place Winner Solo

               Kaycee Nguyen and Rosemary Do – Second Place Winner Duet

               Kaycee Nguyen – Third Place Winner Solo

               William Li – Third Place Winner Solo

Fun after the pressure is off!

Can you guess?

13July
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That is right, more International winnings for Little Chopin! Congratulations to Susan and Ashley for their hard work and wonderful results from Golden Classical Music Awards International Piano Competition. Both Susan and Ashley have also been invited to perform at New York’s famed Carnegie Hall. This competition draws contestants from many countries such as China, Hungary, Canada, South Korea, Taiwan, Croatia, Spain, Italy, and the United States.

Our winners:

Susan Le – received 1st Prize in the Concerto category!

Ashley Dixon – received 2nd Prize in the Solo category!