Student Accomplishments, November 2017

Artist Diploma candidate Dominic Cheli won first prize at the Concert Artists Guild Competition in October.

Congratulations to these students on their tremendous accomplishments.


Artist Diploma pianist Dominic Cheli was the first prize winner at the Concert Artists Guild Competition, and was awarded $5000, management with Concert Artists Guild, and a recital date. Cellist Joann Whang, who graduated in 2007, also won first prize as part of the Argus Quartet.

Trombone player Masa Ohtake performed with the Malaysian Philharmonic for a three week run.

Community School

Andrew Chang was a grand prize winner in the senior artist division of the 2017 Concert Artists International Virtuoso Competition II.  He will perform in a winner’s concert at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall this month.

Mei Hotta, cello, Kevin Miura, violin, and alumna Cara Pogossian, viola, appeared on an episode of NPR’s From the Top last month. Visit From the Top’s website to listen to the episode.

Samuel Glicklich won the gold medal in his division of the Seattle International Piano Festival & Competition. He appeared in their Winners’ Concert last month at Benaroya Hall, the home of the Seattle Symphony.


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