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2nd Prize in International Competition!

One of our students, Mr. Calvin Oh received the NYAIC (New York Artists International Competition) award.

The 9th edition of the competition was held on March 20th, 2021.

He is well deserved of this respectable award and worked very hard.

Congratulations to Calvin! We are super proud!!


Piano, Junior Division (15-18)

Piece submitted:

Chopin Nocturne No. 11 in G Minor,

Op. 37 No. 1

The board commented,

"Beautiful performance! Understands the phrasing well and I really like how you really breathe between phrases/sections."

Jury included pianists such as Dr. Yoon-Wha Roh and Dr. Hyun Ju Jang.

Special thanks to Ms. Rina Akaboshi for her gem-words of pianism and guidance.

She kindly tweeted about this exciting news, and it meant a lot to us.

She's one of the most popular and respected pianists in Japan,

and is Calvin's teacher's (Maya Mikimoto's) current teacher.

Link to his performance is coming soon!

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