Warm congratulations to Alex Bai, a student of our school, who passed the LTCL Advanced Performance Diploma of Trinity College of Music in the United Kingdom with high scores at the end of last year, also known as the Associate Academician Diploma, which we usually call Level 11. He just turned 11 years old this year.
At the same time, also congratulate Alex, as the youngest contestant, for successfully passing the preliminary round and entering the semi-finals of the New Zealand National Piano Competition. He competed on the same stage with other professional pianists whose maximum age is 27 years old, and received high praise from the judges!
Warm congratulations to our school’s principal, Able Zhu, for being selected as the World’s Outstanding Woman of the Year.
On December 9, 2021, the 18th "Global Outstanding Women and Outstanding Mothers Award Ceremony" was successfully held online. Our school’s principal, New Zealand Chinese pianist and music educator Able Zhu, was selected as this year’s Global Outstanding Women Award (Globe Outstanding Women Award).
Tony Yan Tong Chen, an outstanding graduate of our Able Music professional music school, is now a young pianist active on the world stage. This year, he was selected as one of the three best classical musicians in New Zealand. This is awarded by the New Zealand Recorded Music Association in recognition of outstanding artistic and technical achievements in music. . Tony's ability to receive this award is inseparable from his years of hard work and his love for classical music. At the same time, warm congratulations to Tony for releasing his solo album. The album is currently available on major websites. Those who love classical music can support the new generation of classical piano musicians. Let us congratulate him on winning the Best Classical Artist Award and wish him better results in his classical music career.
Congratulations to the teachers and students of our school for winning the gold list! At the same time, the overall achievement rate was very high! Among them, ZIKUN KENNETH LIU, LILLIAN TANG, ALEX XUYAO BAI and MELAINE WANG scored high scores of 148, 147, 146 and 144 in the grade 8 exam. Many students have also achieved scores of over 140 or even close to full marks! ABRSM's examiners even spoke highly of their performance.
Warm congratulations to our students for their excellent results in the Hong Kong International Piano Invitational Competition! This is also one of the most important international piano competitions in Asia, with a large number of high-level players participating. Congratulations to Teacher Rebecca, Teacher Leo, Teacher Nick, Teacher Alina and Teacher Humberto.
LUANA AVERSA Children B Class First Prize
Jennifer TONGZHENG YANG Juvenile B Class First Prize
LIJIA TAN Children E Class First Prize
ETHAN RUNEN LI Children C Class First Prize
LEO ZHENGYU ZHOU Children D Class First Prize
JIAXIN LI Children D Class Second Prize
SHUYANG HU Preschooler B Class Second Prize
Hannah Aoqing Pan Juvenile B Class Second Prize
Warm congratulations to our school students for their excellent results in the Asian International Piano Competition. This is one of the largest piano competition in Asia. Thank you to our excellent teachers for their hard work: Teacher Alina L. Abraham, Dr. Humberto Almeida, Teacher Nick Wang, Teacher Rebecca Lin, Teacher Leo Liu.
The students who won the first prize are:
LILLIAN TANG -Children C Class 1st Place
AUDREY GUO -Juvenile C Class 1st Place
MUYANG SUNNY LIU - Juvenile A Class 1st Place
AUDREY GUO - Chopin & Liszt Class 1st Place
Jennifer TONGZHENG YANG - Juvenile B Class 1st Place
ANNY YAXUAN WANG - Children D Class 1st Place
EDISON XINGYU ZHOU - Juvenile A Class 1st Place
LEO ZHENGYU ZHOU - Children D Class 1st Place
LEO ZHENGYU ZHOU - Chinese Work Children Class 1st Place
Lingyi Zhu - Sonatina A Class 1st Place
JADE ELIZABETH LYLES - Children C Class 1st Place
The students who won the second prize are:
JUSTIN YONGFENG KUANG - Juvenile A Class 2nd Place
LIJIA TAN Pop & Jazz Piano - Juvenile Class 2nd Place
WENQI VICKY XIE - Chinese Work Children Class 2nd Place
JIAXIN LI - Children D Class 2nd Place
AMY CHAOHAN ZHANG - Pop & Jazz Piano Juvenile Class 2nd Place
KYROS ZHAOQI ZHANG - Children A Class 2nd Place
Hannah Aoqing Pan - Juvenile B Class 2nd Place
At the 2020 International Piano Open Competition in the UK (Oxford), two students from our school, Leo Zhao Xuan and Alex Bai, won the first place in different age groups in the preliminary round. The certificates finally traveled across the ocean to New Zealand. Now we are waiting for the epidemic to pass， they can go to the UK for the final!
Warm congratulations to four students from our school who won first place in the German International Piano Competition!
Lillian Tang, Lingyi Zhu, Edison Zhou and Leo Zhou were invited to perform at Beethoven's former residence in Germany on the occasion of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth. What an honor it is! We feel full of honor for the children!
Congratulations to our students for winning the Italian international competition Concorso Internazionale VALSESIA MUSICA. They are:
First place in Group A: Lillian Tang,
First place in Group B: Alex Bai
Second place in Group B: Leo Liu
First place in Group C: Edison Zhou
First place in String Group B: Anny Wang
This competition has a long history in Italy and there are many contestants from all over the world. It is not easy for our students to stand out. Keep up the good work everyone!
Warm congratulations to the students of our school for the great success from the Charles International Music Competition in Southern California, USA! The children are so awesome! Keep up the good work!
Anny Wang won first place in cello from 9 years old and under category
Lingyi Zhu won the first place in the piano group from 9 years old and under category
Kenneth Liu won first place in the piano category from 9 and under category
Leo Liu won first place in piano group from 10 to 11 years old category
Alex Bai won first place in piano group from 10 to 11 years old category
Leo Zhou second place in piano group from 10 to 11 years old category
Sunny Liu won first place in piano group from 12 to 14 years old category
Also congratulations to our school’s cello teacher Taki Zhang, who won the best instructor in this competition!
Warm congratulations to our students for winning the California International Music and Arts Festival Piano Competition after three intense rounds of preliminary, semi-final and final competitions.
Lillian Tang: First place in piano solo in the 9-10 year old group
Edison Zhou: First place in piano solo in the 13-14 year old group
Congratulations to Leo Liu (who just turned 10 years old) for winning first place in the Oceania International Youth Piano Competition under 12 years old category! He was also invited to perform at the Sydney Opera House in Australia. Congratulations! We hope you will continue to work hard and make persistent efforts!
Alex Bai, just won second place in the Mozart Piano Concerto Competition in the under-12 category last week. He is the youngest contestant in this competition.
It was indeed a very good experience to work with the band for the first time. Thanks to Teacher Jin for bringing such good activities and training opportunities to the children.
In mid-December last year, Alex came back from recording the Spring Festival Gala in China and immediately began to practice this concerto formally. Make full use of the holidays to study and give him a thumb up!
Alex Bai, the outstanding student representative of our studio, won the championship of the NZ kids Idol competition and was invited by Guangdong TV station to record the New Year's Eve ceremony, hosted by Song Music. The video is from his live performance in China today, keep up the good work!
Warm congratulations to our school students Anny, Angela, Christine, Hayley and Alex for their good results in New Zealand's first international "Star Idol" Youth and Children's Talent Competition! Among them, Alex Bai won the gold medal in the children's category and was invited to perform in the Spring Festival Gala in China. Christine Li and Hayley Alford won the bronze medal in the junior category!
Last night, our school principal Able Zhu was honored to serve as one of the adjudicators for the 2019 Starlight Baby New Zealand Finals. The children are very cute, and the competition is divided into five categories: musical instruments, vocal music, and dance etc. The program was very exciting and the competition was very successful. The winning children received a flight ticket and were ready to fly back to China to compete in the finals with children from five other countries!
Last year, Audrey passed the LTCL Advanced Performance Diploma of Trinity College of Music at the age of 13 with high scores, also known as the Associate Academician Diploma, which we usually call Level 11. She attended the graduation ceremony the day before yesterday and was invited by the conference to perform for everyone as the only guest performer. Congratulations!