Thank you very much for your excellent teaching. Andrew could not make so much progress without you..... Attached are the two pictures for you to post on your website.
Congratulations to: Maxine Park, Anna Musteata and Nathan Morrisey!
These three student of Mila Filatova all placed in the Eastern Division of the MTNA Piano Competitions. One competes as a national finalist.
After winning the Eastern Division of the Junior Piano Competition, fourteen-year old Maxine Park will travel to Spokane, WA. to compete as a National Finalist in the MTNA Junior Piano Competition. Maxine is the first New Hampshire resident to win an Eastern Division MTNA competition.
The fourteen-year old, Anna Musteata and sixteen-year old, Nathan Morrisey piano duo placed 2nd in the Eastern Division of the MTNA Senior Piano Duet Competition. This is the highest a New Hampshire duo has ever placed at the Eastern Division MTNA Competition.
Maxine Park (Age 13)
Competes for a $10,000 Grand Prize.
Solo performances will take place on Wednesday, July 11 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. in the Miller Theater on the Alfred University campus in Alfred, New York. Final performances will take place on Thursday, July 12 and Friday, July 13 with the MostArts Festival Orchestra. Maxine has an opportunity to become a Young Steinway Artist, as well as receive an invitation to perform with the 2019 MostArts Festival Orchestra. (More details)
Performs on NPR’s "From the Top" program
Maxine recently performed on NPR’s From the Top program playing VI. Capriccio from Partita No. 2 in C minor, BWV 826 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) and VI. Pastoral: Allegro moderato from Eight Concert Études, Op 40 by Nikolai Kapustin (b.1937). This performance will be released to NPR stations on Monday, October 22, 2018. (More details)
Alessandra Mariano: Rodger F. Murray 2nd Scholarship from the Phillips Andover Academy.
Kedai Wei: Accepted to Phillips Andover Academy.
Maxine Park: Caroline D. Bradley Scholarship, Phillips Exeter Academy.
Anna Musteata: Donna Smith Piano Monster Scholarship.
Steinway Competition (Natick, MA)
Division 2 (Age 10 – 13)
1st Place: Maxine Park
2nd Place: Roxane Park
Division 3 (Ages 14-18)
2nd Place: Stephen Wang
Paderewski International Piano Competition (Farmington, CT)
Roxane Park, First Prize
Category “Young Artist”
Maxine Park – Second Prize
Granite State Competition
Elementary (Grades 3-4)
Third Place – Andrew Yuting Lu
Junior A (Grades 5-6)
o Winner – Roxane Park
o Second Place (tie) – Melinda Hu
o Third Place (tie) – Charles Molten
o Honorable Mention – Felicity Zhang, Cheng Zhuang, Karen Wang
Junior B (Grades 7-8)
o Second Place – Maxine Park
o Honorable Mention – Evan Huang, Anna Musteata
High School A (Grades 9-10)
o Winners (tie) – Alessandra Mariano, Stephen Wang
o Honorable Mention – Kedai Wei
High School B (Grades 11-12)
o Third Place – Dmitri Solzhenitsyn
Keiser Competition (St. Paul’s School)
o Winner -Dmitri Solzhenitsyn
Chopin International Piano Competition (Hartford, CT)
Junior Category (up to age 12)
Third Prize – Roxane Park
Ruth Davidson Competition (Grades 9-10)
Winner – Stephen Wang
Eastern Division Competition
Junior Piano Category
Alessandra Mariano – Honorable Mention
Senior Piano Duet
Alessandra Mariano & Stephen Wang – Honorable Mention