Grand Prize Winner 2019 YMIC International Competition!

Congratulations to 7th grader Angela S, Grand Prize Winner of the 2019 YMIC International Competiton! She will be performing in Carnegie Hall on July 6. Wish I could go, but I have a concert in Belgium at the same time. Angela was competent against students through the high school level. Way to go!

Congratulations also to:
Sophie Z: Honorable Mention Elementary Division
Jimmy Y: 3rd Place, Junior Division
Tsach M: 3rd Place, Senior Division

I’m so proud of all of you!

Good Month for Krystal

January was a fantastic month for Krystal. 

She made the finals of the national Marine Band High School Concerto Competition. She will compete for first place on February 16.

She won the highly-competitive Columbia Orchestra Concerto Competition and well perform Weber’s 1st Clarinet Concerto with the orchestra

Krystal is third chair in the Maryland All State Band. 

Congratulations on your successes, Krystal. Your earned them!

2019 Maryland All State Bands

Today and tomorrow are Maryland All State performances.
So proud of my students in the bands.

Junior All State: Angela S and Krystal W, 2nd and 3rd chair; Austin C; James K; Cole M;   Kevin W.

Senior All State: Tsach M, 2nd Chair; with section members: Ashley C; Claire C;
Austin M

Congratulations: your hard work paid off!

MCYO and PVYO Audition Results

Another Great Audition Season for the Studio!

Maryland Classic Youth Orchestra (MCYO)


Austin M., Principal
Claire C.
SeYong P.


Tsach M.

Young Artists

Kevin W.


Potomac Valley Youth Orchestra (PVYO)


Ashley C.
Tsach M.


Cole M.

Congratulations to my fantastic students!

All-National Concert Band

Congratulations to Austin M for earning a position in the clarinet section of the 2018 NAfME* All-National Honor Concert Band. He will be performing with the band at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort at Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL in November, 2018.

  • NAfME (National Association for Music Education) is the most important professional organization for public school music teachers.