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. 

Winners in YMIC 2018 Washington National Youth Music Competition

Our studio did quite well in the recent Young Musicians Inspiring Change Washington National Your Music Competition, with all entrants earning either first or second place in their respective categories.
Congratulations to:
Angela S, 1st place 5-6 Division
Krystal W, 1st Place 7-8 Division
Claire C, 1st place 11-12 Division
Kevin M, 2nd place, 11-12 Division
I’m so proud of my fantastic students!
Complete results are on the YMIC website: