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Piano Students receive honor ratings at local, district, state and regional competitions...

 

 

Congratulations to these students for their accomplishments and to their teacher, Carol. It takes dedication from the students and the student’s parents along with a competent teacher to succeed in competition.

2014

 

 

2014 Focus on Piano Literature held at UNCG:

Carol Fifield was invited to have students perform at the 2014 Focus on Piano Literature held at UNCG. This was the sixth focus in which Mrs. Fifield has been invited to have students perform

Congratulations to Helen Ni, Aaron Guo, and Elaine Guo on their performances at this event.

 

At the North Carolina Music Teachers Association District Contest - Festival held at UNCG in March:

Sahana Giridharan received a Superior Rating at the Senior A level.

Siana Wong received a Superior Rating at the Junior B level.

 

At the NCMTA State Contest - Festival held at Queens University of Charlotte in April:

Sahana Giriharan received a Superior Rating at the Senior A level.

Siana Wong received a Superior Rating at the Junior B level.

 

Superior ratings entitle these students to perform in honors recitals at the NCMTA State Convention in October at Methodist University in Fayetteville, NC.

 

 

Royal Conservatory Music Development Program:

Mitra Faezi received First Class Honors at the Grade 3 performance assessment.

Taylor Yang received First Class Honors at the Grade 3 performance assessment.

Felix Zhan received First Class Honors at the Grade 5 performance assessment.

 

At the GMTA Solo and Ensemble Festival held at UNCG in February:

Grace Pan received a Superior Rating at the Elementary A level.

Claire Wong received a Superior Rating at the Elementary A level.

Michelle Yang received a Superior Rating at the Elementary A level.

Tiffany Zhan received a Superior Rating at the Elementary A level.

Michelle Zhu received a Superior Rating at the Elementary A level.

Larry Gu received a Superior Rating at the Elementary B level.

Gavin Kwon received a Superior Rating at the Elementary B level.

Kevin Lee received a Superior Rating at the Elementary B level.

Mitra Faeizi received an Excellent Rating at the Intermediate A level.

Emily Zhang  received an Excellent Rating at the Intermediate A level.

Joel Kwon received a Superior Rating at the Intermediate B level.

Felix Zhan received a Superior Rating at the Intermediate B level.

Steven Chen received an Excellent Rating at the Intermediate B level.

Amir Faeizi received an Excellent Rating at the Intermediate B level.

Siana Wong received a Superior Rating at the Intermediate B level.

 

Claire Wong received a trophy, having received a Superior Rating for two consecutive years.

 

 

2013

 

 

 

At the North Carolina Music Teachers Association District Contest - Festival held at UNCG in March:

 

Sahana Giridharan received a Superior Rating at the Junior B level.

 

Elaine Guo received a Superior Rating at the Junior B level.

 

Aaron Guo received a Superior Rating at the Junior B level.

 

Sunny Xiao received a Superior Rating at the Junior B level.

 

Students receiving Superior Ratings at the Junior B, Senior A, and Senior B levels advance to the State level of competition.

 

 

At the NCMTA State Contest - Festival held at Queens University of Charlotte in April:

 

Sahana Giriharan received a Superior Rating at the Junior B level.

 

Elaine Guo received a Superior Rating at the Junior B level.

 

Aaron Guo received a Superior Rating at the Junior B level.

 

Sunny Xiao received a Superior Rating at the Junior B level.

 

Superior ratings entitle these students to perform in honors recitals at the NCMTA State Convention in October at Mars Hill College, Mars Hill, NC.

 

 

At the GMTA Solo and Ensemble Festival held at UNCG in March:

 

Larry Gu received a Superior Rating at the Elementary A level.

 

Claire Wong received a Superior Rating at the Elementary A level.

 

Andreana Xin received a Superior Rating at the Elementary A level.

 

Madison Chambers received a Superior Rating at the Elementary B level.

 

Joel Kwon received a Superior Rating at the Elementary B level.

 

Tu Le-Hoang received a Superior Rating at the Elementary B level.

 

Emily Zhang received a Superior Rating at the Elementary B level.

 

Steven Chen received a Superior Rating at the Intermediate A level.

 

Mitra Faeizi received a Superior Rating at the Intermediate A level.

 

Trisha Santanam received a Superior Rating at the Intermediate A level.

 

Felix Zhan received a Superior Rating at the Intermediate A level.

 

Amir Faeizi received a Superior Rating at the Intermediate B level.

 

Sahana Giridharan received a Superior Rating at the Intermediate B level.

 

Aaron Guo received a Superior Rating at the Intermediate B level.

 

Elaine Guo received a Superior Rating at the Intermediate B level.

 

Tejas Santanam received a Superior Rating at the Intermediate B level.

 

Sunny Xiao received a Superior Rating at the Intermediate B level.

 

Helen Ni received a Superior Rating at the Advanced level.

 

Larry Gu, Madison Chambers, Joel Kwon, Emily Zhang, Steven Chen, Mitra Faeizi, Felix Zhan, and Amir Faeizi received trophies, having received Superior Ratings for two consecutive years.

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