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2018 Lansum International Music Festival

8August
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The 2018 Lansum International Music Festival held at the Claremont Colleges in the city of Claremont, CA is a competition for musicians of Piano, Strings, Winds, Percussions, Vocals and Film Music.  Four of our teams competed in the Chamber Music Category pitting them against other musical disciplines.  Our teams came out of the heat in Claremont with two First Place and two Second Place finishes in this International Competition.  Winning teams will get the opportunity to play at the Winners Concert at the Zipper Concert Hall in Los Angeles.  Congratulations to our four hand and eight hand teams!

First Place Winners

Celine Tseng and Hong An Hoang – Piano Duet

Ashley Dixon and Travis Luu – Piano Duo

Second Place Winners

Celine Tseng, Hong An Hoang, Susan Le, and Andrew Luu – Piano Quartet

Kaycee Nguyen and Rosemary Do – Piano Duet

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!

MTAC – OC Concerto Competition – Results Are In

16June
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Chapman University was the site for the 2018 MTAC – OC Concerto Competition.  Concerto’s are not just any simple endeavor to take on, they are long musical pieces that require working with an accompanist to practice and preform.  The competition was held on 6/16 and we have results:

  • 1st Place Division III – Hong An Hoang
  • 2nd Place Division I – Bella Dang
  • 3rd Place Division I – Ashley Dixon

A giant sized congratulations!!!

THANK YOU VOLUNTEERS!

29December
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Taken during one of our programs at the 2016 Christmas Recital!

Taken during one of our programs at the 2016 Christmas Recital!

 

THANK YOU VOLUNTEERS! Without your help, the 2016 Christmas recital wouldn’t have been possible! EVERY YEAR we rely on YOU to make our recitals and concert a success.

During our gigantic 12 programs of Christmas Recitals, we’ve had

Our Door Monitors in front, who greeted our lovely pianists and family.
Our MCs who confidently spoke to the crowd and set the mood.
Our Lights and Sound Technicians who carefully coordinated the timing of every light and sound.
And at last our Stage Operators who helped with setting up and all the small things we needed to get done.

We can’t thank you all enough for signing up and taking the initiative to help us. If you need documentation for community service hours, please stop by the front desk to ask for our community service form.

Our next program might be in Halloween. Stay tuned (-;

Christmas Recital is coming to town!

20November
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HO HO HO! We bet some of you just can’t wait for Christmas season to come. Some of you are ALREADY listening to Christmas music, and November isn’t even over yet! We know that we can’t wait. In fact, most of our students right now are prepping up to perform Christmas pieces for the upcoming recital. This year we have TWELVE PROGRAMS full of Christmas pieces! Here’s a little chart showing what are the dates and times for all the programs!

All the programs!

All the programs!

By now your student should have already submitted a Christmas Recital 2016 form, which asks you to note FOUR POSSIBLE programs you could be in, along with information regarding the student’s piece and composer.  If you have not done so, PLEASE DO SO NOW! There will be a late fee applied.

PORTRAITS should all be taken by now as well! Portraits will be printed sometime AFTER the recital. So please be patient! They will look fantastic!

What are you waiting for? Save the date, get practicing, and invite all your loved ones to the show!

LCP Closed on Thanksgiving!

20November
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Little Chopin will be closed this Thursday, on the 24th for Thanksgiving! You’d know what would be a great way to celebrate Thanksgiving? By listening to some Bach…. BACH BACH BACH!!! Here’s a video of one of our pianists playing a rather fast Bach piece!

Celine Tseng performing  Prelude and Fugue No.21" Johann Sebastian Bach

Celine Tseng performing Prelude and Fugue No.21″ Johann Sebastian Bach

Have a great one (:

 

Recent change to the Summer 2016 Competition Winners’ Concert

27July
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We wanted to let you all know that there has been a change in DATE AND TIME for this recital. 

It is now on SATURDAY, AUGUST 6TH from 4:00 – 6:00pm

Please mark your calendars. We apologize for any inconvenience and are doing our best to get ready for the show.

For more information on this concert, please click here.