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SYMF 2012 competition winners

28August
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We did it again!

S.Y.M.F. (Annual Piano Olympics) Total Trophy Count:

Open Categories – Very Difficult

* Chopin’s Waltzes: 1st place – Aldric Gozon
* Chopin’s Ballades: 2nd place- Tran Nguyen
* Chopin’s Scherzos: 3rd place – Aldric Gozon
* Chopin’s Impromptus: 4th place – Thinh Le
* Open Solo : 4th place – Aldric Gozon and Celine Tseng

Qualified Categories – Moderate Difficulty

* Chopin’s Impromptus: 1st place – Francis Le
* Chopin’s Impromptus: 2nd place – Jillvie Nguyen
* Chopin’s Impromptus: 3rd place – Caitlin Nguyen
* Duet: 1st place – Jade Hoang and Jessica Nguyen / Nathan Lam and Darius Lam
* Duet : 2nd place – Emily Nguyen and Joycelyn Lin
* Duet : 3rd place – Eric Phan and Nicole Phan
* Duet : 4th place – Michelle Hoang and Jessie Nguyen
* Solo : 2nd place – Dairus Lam
* Solo : 3rd place – Katrina Tran
* Solo : 4th place – Maggie Bui

Congratulations again to our very talented students and wonderful teachers!

Winning Teachers: Molly Nguyen, Ruby Shih, Hisako Michishita, and Hieu Nguyen

Updates for March 2012

5March
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Spring is almost here, and we have some updates for you.

First of all, we would like to congratulate the winners of the 2012 Fullerton College Piano Ensemble Festival Competition:

Grand Prize Winners:
Jessica Nguyen and Jade Hoang

Circle of Winners Intermediate Category:
Megan Pham and Nicole Phan
Karen Vuong and Lynda Bui

Circle of Winners Late Intermediate Category:
Mayvera Doaran and Maggie Bui

Winning Teachers: Hieu Nguyen, Ruby Shih, Pheobe Lee, Hisako Michishita, and Melody Chiang.

Great job everybody! Now it’s time to resume our workshops and continue building those competition skills. Performance and Evaluation for March will be held on Saturday the 24th and Sunday the 25th. Please visit our workshop sign-up form to reserve your seat.

Did you miss our portrait picture day? We will be having a Make-Up Picture day on March 12th at 3:30PM – 4:00PM. We will also be filming for a new T.V. Show on March 12th at 4:00PM.

In other news, we’ve updated our media library. You’ll find 125 new photos in the 2011 Christmas Recital album, and 12 new videos in the 2012 Television Show and 2012 HD Videos albums.

2011 competition winners

10February
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We did it again.. Congratulations to our 2011 Fullerton College and MTAC Orange Branch Piano Ensemble Festival Winners:
Eric Phan and Carolyn Tran: Circle of Winners – Early Intermediate category
Helena Nguyen and Ashli Phan: Circle of Winners – Late Intermediate category
Winning teachers: Hisako Michishita, Ruby Shih, Molly Nguyen, Phoebe Lee

Little Chopin 2010 competition winners list:

7February
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We had a wonderful and successful year with many winners….
FULLERTON COLLEGE AND MTAC ORANGE COUNTY PIANO ENSEMBLE COMPETION 2010
Aldric Gozon and Megan Pham – Grand Prize Winners- Early Intermediate Category
Bernice Dinh and Mayvera Doaran – Grand Prize Winners- Intermediate Category
Katie Nguyenhoag and Minh-Thi Nguyen – Circle of Winners -Early Intermediate Category
Alex Huynh and Jennifer Dao- Circle of Winners – Intermediate Category
MUSICAL ARTS OF ORANGE COUNTY ANNUAL COMPETITION 2010
Susan Le – First Place Winner- Category II
Aldric Gozon- First Place Winner- – Category III
SOUTHWESTERN YOUTH MUSIC FESTIVAL COMPETITION (SYMF) 2010
Carolyn Tran and Eric Phan – First Place Winners- Duet Category 1 for 6-year-old
Kassandra Tran and Katrina Tran – First Place Winners- Duet Category 8 for 12-year-old
Susan Le – First Place Winner- Qualified Solo Category 10 for 8-year-old
Caitlin Nguyen – First Place Winner – Qualified Solo Category 47 for 14-year-old
Emily Tran – First Place Winner – Concerto Category 5 for 15-year-old
Amanda Nguyen – 1st place – Chopin’s Impromptu Category 3 for 16-year-old
Helena Nguyen and Caitlin Nguyen – Second Place Winners – Duet Category 14 for 14-year-old
Emily Tran – Chopin’s Etude Category 15 for 15-year-old
Katrina Tran – Third Place Winner- Qualified Solo Category 31 for 12-year-old
Aldric Gozon – Fourth Place Winner – Chopin’s Mazurka Category 4 for 12-year-old
Aldric Gozon – Fourth Place Winner – Baroque Category 1 for 8-year-old
Nicole Phan – Fourth Place Winner – Qualified Solo Category 11 for 8-year-olds
Courtney Nghiem – Fourth Place Winner – Qualified Solo Category 36 for 13-year-olds
Alex Huynh – Fourth Place Winner – Qualified Solo Category 45 for 14-year-olds
Sean Pham – Fourth Place Winner – Chopin Impromptu Category 3 for 16-year-olds

Congratulation to our 2009 SYMF competition winners

27August
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Our staff , students and parents are very proud to congratulate the following students who have won the Southwestern Youth Music Festival Competitions in August 2009
Aldric Gozon -1st Place Winner category 7 (7 years old) – student of Pheobe Lee
Megan Pham -2nd Place Winner catgory 7 (7 years old) – student of Binh-An Nguyen
Francis Le – 1st Place Winner category 27 (11 years old) – student of Molly Nguyen
Emily Tran – 4th Place Winner category 48 (14 years old) – student of Molly Nguyen
Sean Pham – 3rd Place Winner category 54 (15 years old) – student of Molly Nguyen