Student Accomplishments, July 2021

Dancer Niamh Perrins with arms posed in studio with other dancers in background

Dance Academy graduate Niamh Perrins (’20) accepted an apprenticeship with Ballet Tucson.

Music Academy violinist Anaïs Feller won first prize in the Instrumental Division of the 2021 La Jolla Symphony & Chorus Young Artists Competition.

Dance Academy graduate Niamh Perrins (’20) accepted an apprenticeship with Ballet Tucson.

Community School violist Allison Park has been selected as a 2021 US Presidential Scholar in the Arts. Allison is one of the 20 students selected that were chosen by the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars based on their artistic achievements, academic accomplishments, leadership and overall creativity.

Conservatory flutist Austin Brown (PSC ’22) is one of only three American finalists in the Kobe International Flute Competition.

Community School violinist Moshi Tang won the Suburban Symphony Orchestra Youth Competition.

Community School violinist Nathan Lin was the Grand Prize Scholarship Winner for the Music Teachers Association of California Glendale branch.

Community School vocalist Lauren Gmelich was a finalist in the 2021 Jerry Herman awards.

Community School pianist Lillian Feng won Honorable Mention CAPMT Romantic/Impressionistic Competition.

In the Great Composers Competition, Community School cellist Irene Choung won first prize for the Music of the 19th Century category and second prize for the Music of the 17th Century category. Irene also won second prize in the Baroque Category of the Southwestern Youth Music Festival.

Community School pianist Alexander Wang won second prize in the CAPMT Competition for the Sonatina – nine and under category.

Community School violinist Kate Yamaguchi won the Book Award in Instrumental Music at the Marlborough School. The award is presented to students who have demonstrated excellence in class work, preparation, performance and leadership.