Recent Awards

Judy Zhang
Solo Recital commencing Judy’s 4-year course of study with Dr. Ronn Yedidia – given on May 20, 2018 at the New York Piano Academy – including Chopin’s 3rd & 4th Ballades, Franck’s Prelude, Chorale & Fugue, and Earl Wilde’s transcription of George Gershwin’s ‘Embraceable You’

Emre Alptuna
Admitted to the coveted Boston University Tanglewood Institute for the summer of 2018
Gold Medal Winner at the 2018 National Young Maestro Competition
First Prize Winner (a single top award) of the Piano Young Artist Category at the 2018 Young Maestro Competition
First Prize Winner at the 2018 American Protege International Piano & Strings Competition
Second Place Winner at the 2018 Rondo Young Artist Festival
Second Prize Winner at the 2017 Vivo International Music Competition

Sherry Li
Grand Prix Winner at the 2018 New York Concert Festival Competition
First Prize Winner of the Solo Intermediate C category of the 2018 MAMTG Competition
First Place Winner at the Little Mozarts Competition of the 2018 Crescendo International Competition & Festival
Third Prize Winner at the 2018 American Protege International Piano & Strings Competition
Gold Medal Winner at the 2018 National Young Maestro Competition
Second Prize Winner of the Piano Advanced Category at the 2018 Young Maestro Competition
Second Place Winner at the 2018 Rondo Young Artist Festival

Jaden Torres
Grand Prize Winner at the 2018 NLPA Young Musicians Showcase Competition
First Place Winner at the Little Mozarts Competition of the 2018 Crescendo International Competition & Festival
Second Place Winner at the 2018 Rondo Young Artist Festival
Second Prize Winner at the Solo Intermediate C category of the 2018 MAMTG Competition
Third Prize Winner at the Virtuoso Solo Junior category of the 2018 MAMTG Competition

Philip Thompson
Grand Prix Winner at the 2018 New York Concert Festival Competition
First Place Winner at the Little Mozarts Competition of the 2018 Crescendo International Competition & Festival
Silver Prize Winner at the 2018 NLPA Young Musicians Showcase Competition
Third Place Winner at the 2018 Rondo Young Artist Festival

Sophia Chen
Gold Prize Winner at the 2018 NLPA Young Musicians Showcase Competition
Grand Prix Winner at the 2018 New York Concert Festival Competition
Second Place Winner at the Little Mozarts Competition of the 2018 Crescendo International Competition & Festival

Meredith Thompson
First Prize Winner at the Solo Elementary B category of the 2018 MAMTG Competition
Silver Prize Winner at the 2018 NLPA Young Musicians Showcase Competition
Third Place Winner at the Little Mozarts Competition of the 2018 Crescendo International Competition & Festival

Alex Yedidia
First Prize Winner at the Solo Senior category of the 2018 MAMTG Competition
Third Prize Winner at the Virtuoso Solo Senior category at the 2018 MAMTG Competition
Second Place Winner at the 2018 Rondo Young Artist Festival

Tal Fine
Second Place Winner at the 2018 NJMTAR Competition
Fourth Prize Winner at the Virtuoso Solo Senior category of the 2018 MAMTG Competition
Fourth Prize Winner at the Solo Junior B category of the 2018 MAMTG Competition

Patricio Apaez
First Place Winner at the 2018 NJMTAR Competition
First Prize Winner at the Solo Adult College category of the 2018 MAMTG Competition
First Prize Winner at the 2018 Golden Classical Music Awards International Competition

Samuel Wilson
First Prize Winner at the Open Jazz Rag Solo Senior category of the 2018 MAMTG Competition
Second Prize Winner at the Solo Senior category of the 2018 MAMTG Competition

Melody Zhang
Third Prize Winner at the Solo Intermediate C category of the 2018 MAMTG Competition

Adam Polanco
Fourth Prize Winner at the Solo Intermediate C category of the 2018 MAMTG Competition

Vincent Giancola
Third Prize Winner at the Solo Intermediate B category of the 2018 MAMTG Competition

Natalie Giancola
Third Prize Winner at the Solo Elementary B category of the 2018 MAMTG Competition