Congratulations to our outstanding Harmonia students and faculty!


2018


Anika Gupta, Greta Baylor, & Jakey Nguyen (students of Ms. Soo Kim)

Superior scores (highest marks) in the 2018 NVMTA Bach-Baroque Festival Competition

Ramya Griddaluri (student of Ms. Maribeth Frank)

Winner of the 2018 Fairfax Chamber Players Concerto Competition

Winner of the 2018 Northern Virginia Music Teachers Association Concerto Competition

Dr. Kelly Nam, Harmonia School Piano Faculty

Solo Lecture Recital presented at George Mason University on May 5th, 2018

Sara Porjosh (student of Ms. Sonia Yon)

National Finalist of the 2018 New York Lyric Opera National Vocal Competition

Kirsten Tierney (student of Ms. Sonia Yon)

4th Place National Winner of the 2018 New York Lyric Opera National Vocal Competition

Michael Turner (student of Ms. Sonia Yon)

April 2018 Senior Voice Recital at Harmonia

Accepted to Savannah College of Art & Design, beginning Fall 2018

Amanda Vest, Harmonia School Voice Faculty

Performed the role of Fiordiligi in the opera Cosi fan tutte at the 2018 Canto – Toulouse Summer Opera Program

Winners of the 2018 Harmonia Honors Recital

Students of Ms. Li-Ly Chang

Minkang Choi, piano

Zoe Stobart, piano

Derek Sun, piano

Students of Ms. Fumiko Reeder

Kai Teale, piano

Liam Hoang, piano

Arhan Jain, piano

Camila Velazquez, piano

Students of Dr. Elizabeth Hill

Mia Sawyer, piano

Students of Dr. Luis Gonzalez

Connor Teale, piano

Students of Dr. Antoinette Velikina

Pranav Griddaluri, piano

Evan Ru, piano

Nicholas Bochenek, piano

Vivien Nguyen, piano

Catherine Wu, piano

Students of Ms. Maribeth Frank

Adithi Kanchinatham, violin

Andrew Teale, violin

Students of Dr. Steffany Shock

Geo Chung, violin

Students of Ms. Sophie Chang

Pavine McNeill, cello

Students of Ms. Sonia Yon

Kiana Palmer, voice

Gina Vicari, voice

Sophia Welch, voice


2017


New York Lyric Opera National Competition Semifinalists (all students of Ms. Sonia Yon)

Kirsten Tierney, Sophia Welch, Kiana Palmer, and Adriana Barrera

Northern Virginia Music Teachers Association Spring Festival, Recipients of Superior Ratings (all students of Ms. Maribeth Frank)

Andrew Teale, Natalie Bermier (first year of participation), Sera Belasco, Ramya Griddaluri, Peyman Owrang, Ashley Zhang (first year of participation), Zoey Wong, Adithi Kanchinnatham

Riessa Burgess (student of Ms. Sonia Yon)

Debuted the musical “42nd Street” at the Sterling Playmakers

Ms. Li-Ly Chang, Harmonia School Piano Faculty

Performances at Strathmore Mansion, Harmony Hall, Black Rock Performing Arts Centre, Colington Concert Series, Calvary Lutheran Church

2017 MCMTA Association Grant for Teacher Training

David Chu (student of Ms. Li-Ly Chang)

2nd Prize Winner of the Rockville Piano Competition

Ramya Griddaluri (student of Ms. Maribeth Frank)

Youngest named concertmaster of AYPO orchestra

Assistant Concertmaster of District Orchestra

ABSRM certificate of distinction for level 8 exam

Cassidy Loria (student of Ms. Sonia Yon)

Cast in “Fame vs. Buttercup” at the Maryland Theatre

Peyman Owrang (student of Ms. Maribeth Frank)

District Orchestra participant winner

Taylor Simpson, Harmonia School Voice & Piano Faculty

Performed the role of Mimi in La Boheme at the La Musica Lirica Summer Opera Program

Andrew Teale (student of Ms. Maribeth Frank)

Participant in Vienna Summer Strings and Youth Orchestra

Kirsten Tierney (student of Ms. Sonia Yon)

1st Prize Winner of the Lions Club Bland Music Competition

Sophia Welch (student of Ms. Sonia Yon)

Selected to perform “Defying Gravity” at the Fairfax County Public Schools Art Exhibit Opening, hosted by the U.S. Department of Education

Kira Woldow (student of Ms. Sonia Yon)

Selected for the District Choir

Stephanie Xu (student of Ms. Li-Ly Chang)

1st Prize Winner of the Rockville Piano Competition

Selected to perform at the Master Class for the Steinway Artist Brian Ganz

Annie Zhang (student of Ms. Li-Ly Chang)

Selected to perform at the Steinway Gallery sponsored by the DC Federation Music Club

Winners of the 2017 Harmonia School Honors Recital

Students of Ms. Maribeth Frank

Andrew Teale, violin

Joey Park, violin

Students of Dr. Steffany Shock

Adrian Kladakis, violin

Students of Ms. Li-Ly Chang

Megan Lai, piano

Derek Sun, piano

Valerie Lai, piano

David Chu, piano

Steffany Xu, piano

Students of Dr. Antoinette Velikina

Alice Ru, piano

Evan Ru, piano

Catherine Wu, piano

Vivien Nguyen, piano

Nicolas Bochenek, piano

Students of Ms. Fumiko Reeder

Kai Teale, piano

Liam Hoang, piano

Students of Ms. Sonia Yon

Sophia Welch, voice

Kirsten Tierney, voice

Cassidy Loria, voice

Kira Woldow, voice

Students of Dr. Elizabeth Hill

Mia Sawyer, piano