Brian Cai, a student of Marcantonio Barone, was a silver medal winner in Level 11 of the 2009 World Piano Competition of the American Music Scholarship Association in Cincinnati this July. Brian also won second place in the age 16-18 division of the 2009 West Chester University Pre-Collegiate Competition and performed in the winners’ recital at the University in April.
As a bronze medalist of the 2009 Young Pianist Competition of New Jersey, John Carpenter, a student of Marcantonio Barone, performed in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York this June.
Sophia Chen, who studies violin with Iwona Fedoseyev, was accepted to the Philadelphia Young Artists Orchestra.
Chang-Hee Han, a violin pupil of John Sergovic, is a member of the first-violin section of the Delaware County Youth Orchestra.
June Han, a student of Ellen Fisher Deerberg, won first prize in the Junior Division of the 2009 Young Artist Competition of the Flute Society of Greater Philadelphia. She is a flutist in the Delaware County Youth Orchestra.
At 3:00 P.M. on Sunday, 6 December, Kevin Li, a student of Marcantonio Barone, will perform the third movement of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto № 3 in C minor with the Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Irving Ludwig at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center. As a winner of the 2009 Katheryn E. MacPhail Young Artists Competition, he will also play the first movement of Beethoven’s Concerto № 5 in E-flat Major with the Pottstown Symphony Orchestra on 6 February 2010. He was a gold medal winner in Level 11 of the World Piano Competition of the American Music Scholarship Association in Cincinnati this July, and he performed at Montgomery County Community College in May as a first-place winner in the senior division of the Tri-County Concerts Association Annual Youth Festival. This summer, he participated in the Austrian International Piano Seminar and Festival in Ebenfurth.
Stephen Li, a twelve-year-old piano student of Marcantonio Barone, was a silver medalist in Level 9 of the World Piano Competition of the American Music Scholarship Association in Cincinnati. He also won second place in the age 9-12 division of the West Chester University Pre-Collegiate Competition and performed in the winners’ recital in April.
Violinist Emily Lu, a pupil of Paul Reiser, and pianist Stephen Li received honorable mention in the Junior Ensemble division of the 2009 Tri-County Concerts Association Youth Festival.
Anna Matlack, a voice student of Kathryna Barone, won the senior music prize at Marple Newtown High School. She was awarded a partial scholarship at Elizabethtown College, where she will study vocal music and music therapy.
Terry Tan, who studies with Ellen Fisher Deerberg, was named first flute of the Lionville Middle School Band last semester.