Student and Alumni Accomplishments

Music Academy students on plaza with instruments
We are proud to recognize our Music Academy’s gifted young students and alumni accomplishments. Below is a list of some of these achievements.

Anaïs Feller, Violin
Grand finalist, Redlands Bowl Concerto Competition, 2020

Annie Li, Flute
First place, Florida Flute Association Competition, 2020

Daniel Bae, Violin
Played Vieuxtemps Violin Concerto No. 5 with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, 2020

Esther Chae, Cello
Second place, Blount-Slawson Young Artists Competition, 2020

Ronnie Zhang, Violin
Winner, Parness Concerto Competition, 2019

Fengyang William Ju, Oboe
First place, Southern California Junior Bach Festival, 2019

Carey Byron, Piano
Invitation to compete in the preliminary round of the 2020 Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition (Young Artist), 2019

Kevin Miura, Violin
Solo position, Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, Michigan Philharmonic, 2019

Carey Byron, Piano
Grand Prize Winner of the 2019 MostArts Young Pianist Competition

Sarah Kave, Cello
Performed on From the Top with guest host, pianist Lara Downes, 2019

Ann Kuo, Flute, Alumna
Selected as the 2019 American Joe Zawinul “Z” Award winner