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2022-23 New School Year

Welcome back to piano

Please pick up your new Year book
at your first regular school year lesson.

Summer studio updates:
Congrats again to Serena Zhang! Gold winner of American Protègè International Music Competition, Piano. She performed in Carnegie Hall, New York., on Jun 18, 2022.

Special Congratulations to our new Diploma students:

Katherine Sullivan, DipABRSM ABRSM
Katherine is currently a senior at Lakeside high school. She began piano at Oliveland in 2012. Having gone through Grade 1 to ARSM, she presented a program consisted of Scarlatti, Mozart, Schubert, Schumann and Scriabin in her Diploma program. We are so very proud of her achievement

ARSM, ABRSM Diploma holders:

Evelyn Chow, Distinction standing
Luke Ensminger
Jerry Gao, Distinction standing
Olivia Wang, Merit standing

Evelyn and Olivia plus Oliver Yun are heading to DipABRSM in November this year, wish them best of luck!

Luke Ensminger presented a graduation recital on August 18th in our studio with his family, teacher and friends attending. He began piano when he was five and got ARSM Diploma in May 2022. What a musical journey of growth! We wish him the best in his Gonzaga University life!

Congrats to our other graduates:

Chelsea Liu, Engineer Program, Oregon
Niru Kannan Informatics/ Pre-med focus, UW
Bill Wang, ARSM ABRSM, John Hopkins University, Maryland


Congrats to Austen and Winston and thanks to all other students who have posted secret pieces they played outside lessons. Thanks for inspiring each others with sharing your playings.

Additional info: All 240 pieces of ABRSM syllabus pieces performed by professionals are on the Tonrara Oliveland Library. Please ask your teacher to include that in your assignment. Listen to the pieces often will help a lot in your practicing.June recitals

Thanks for attending our 4 sessions of recitals in June.

Please visit our Picture page

Some of YouTube clips

30 Songs project

Please submit your 2021 – 2022 30 pieces (pages) piano repertoire before end of September. It also serves as your piano yearly musical report. Collection of prizes will be at the Back-To-School recital in October.
It’s on pg 46 of last year’s yearbook or download the form here.

ABRSM November 2022 Face-To-Face Exam

will be from Nov 1 – Nov 3, 2022. Tuesday to Thursday. You will be notified your time slots once they closed the WA State sign ups in mid September.

Dr. Nigel Vandel, pianist, music writer and scholar from Cambridge University will be your examiner. Good luck to all our Oliveland candidates!

ABRSM awardees and awards last school year


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ABRSM international Piano Grades Awardees 2021

Congratulations to our International ABRSM Awardees 2020-2021!!

Our studio achieved: 72% Distinction and Merit in Music Theory Exam in June 33 students participating. 73% High Distinction, Distinction and Merit in Performance Grade Exam.

New Diploma Awardees this year:

Bill Wang ARSM, ABRSM 2021 (High Distinction) • Katherine Sullivan ARSM, ARBSM 2021 (High Distinction) • Oliver Yun ARSM, ARBSM 2021 (Merit) • Alex Klinck ARSM, ABRSM 2021

Grade 8 Distinction: Olivia Wang, Cecilia Sun, Janelle Chan, Evelyn Chow, Serena Zhang

Special congrats to:

Meriel Siu Gd 6 143/150 High Distinction Cecilia Sun Gd 8 143/150 High Distinction Bill Wang ARSM 46/50 High Distinction Katherine Sullivan ARSM 47/50 High Distinction

Our award list including ABRSM High score concerts, competition, AP music and Practice for Evergreen Project this year is attached below.

Thanks to all our distinctive teacher team and parents who supported our students in improvement and love of music.

Katherine Sullivan Spring 2021
Oliver Yun Spring 2021
Bill Wang Spring 2021
Alex K Spring 2021
During one of our online recitals March 2021

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Studio Updates Jan 26, 2021

• There’s still time to join the ‘Practice For Evergreen’ project

🌟 Details HERE (project from December 2020 to Feb 2021) you are welcomed to join anytime!

Evelyn Chow, one of our senior piano students is in charge of organizing this. Please fill out this 30 seconds form to let her know that you have joined!

• Recent *new class – ABRSM Gd 4 : Meeting Time Saturday 11:00 am. Jan to Mar, 2021. Please contact the studio for details

• December 2020 ABRSM Remote and Theory Exams results has been published. We have contacted students about this.

• Our online Theory Classes from Oct to Dec 2020 [Fall Sessions Gd 1, Gd 2, Gd 3 and Gd 5] has just ended. ABRSM exam has been extended to May 2021 because of pandemic.

• updated Theory Exam time: End of May 2021

• updated Remote Performance Grade exam: April /May 2021

• Please text the studio 425.753.7796 for links to download past Musicales Materials / Zoom Theory Class links/ All levels extra fun pieces folders/ Exam results form etc

Thanks. Stay tuned!