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
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.
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
Oliveland Studio Inc | A new concept piano studio www.oliveland.com 425.753.7796
Member of Music Teachers National Association MTNA | Washington State Music Teachers Association WSMTA
Associated Board of Royal School of Music – WA, AK, USA Representative www.abrsm.org