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2016 Contemporary Festival Results

Winners

5. Autumn Op.110a by Tomas Svoboda (Mihilo Kato)
8. Homenaje a Joaquin Turina by Ernesto Halffter (Lina Hisada)
19. The Emerald Sea by Timothy Brown (Noah Chen)
20. Prelude IX. Allegretto quasi andantino by Nino Rota (Emma Wu)
23. Preludes, Op.6 No. 1, 2, 6 by Robert Muczynski (Alexander Hurvitz)
26. Suite for Piano: movements 1, 3, 4 by Norman Dello Joio (Adrian Li)
35. Sun Flower by Yu Shi Wang (Eyen Paredes)
36. Suite: III. Allegro rustico by Luis Gianneo (Ryuichi Haneda)
37. Levante by Osvaldo Golijor (Maya Paredes)
38. Suggestion Diabolique Op. 4 No. 4 by Sergei Prokofiev (Lincoln Nelson)
(Teachers: Ivana Malo, Nobuyo Nishizaka, Mark Richman)


Honorable Mentions


7. Sketches in Color-Pink and Crimson by Robert Starer (John Huynh)
11. Danzas Argentinas: Danza de la moza donosa by Alberto Ginastera (Lalo Beron)
12. Gargoyles Op.29 IV. Presto feroce by Lowell Liebermann (Shin Takahashi)
13. Macedonian Mountain Dance by Alan Hovhaness (Maya Thompson)
15. Musical Scene and Etude from Album for Youth by Aram Khachaturian (Manne Khukoyan)
21. Elegy in g minor by Arno Babajanyan (Anna Marashlyan)
24. March and Waltz from the Sketches I. II. by Valery Gavrilin (Dianah Zass, Eva Zass)
25. Diversions No. 1 Lento, No. 2 Allegretto con moto by John Carpenter (Duolai Xing)
31. Prelude II. Allegro, ma espressivo e delicato by Nino Rota (Miyu Tang)
32. The Emerald Sea by Timothy Brown (Oliver Mann)
33. Dance in Bulgarian Rhythm from Mikrokosmos Vol.6 by Bela Bartok (Emma Factor)
34. Sonatina: III. Allegro mosso by Aram Khachaturian (William Nguyen)
(Teachers: Valeria Danielyan, Jean Deutsch, Rita Hovanesian, Ivana Malo, Tsovinar Nazlikian,
Nobuyo Nishizaka, Mark Richman, Gillian Smith)


Repertoire Awards


4. Who’s There? by Stephen Chatman (Ashley Javaherian)
8. Homenaje a Joaquin Turina by Ernesto Halffter (Lina Hisada)
20. Prelude IX Allegretto quasi andantino by Nino Rota (Emma Wu)
21. Elegy in g minor by Arno Babajanyan (Anna Marashlyan)
35. Sun Flower by Yu Shi Wang (Eyen Paredes)
36. Suite: III. Allegro rustico by Luis Gianneo (Ryuichi Haneda)
37. Levante by Osvaldo Golijor (Maya Paredes)
(Teachers: Rita Hovanesian, Tsovinar Nazlikian, Nobuyo Nishizaka, Mark Richman)

The 2016 Contemporary Festival took place January 10 at Valley College
Chair: Nobuyo Nishizaka



 

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Meetings

September 14 (Monday) Certificate of Merit and General Meeting Piano Play

December 1 (Tuesday) Holiday Brunch @ Gillian Smith's 

May 10
(Tuesday) Teachers’ Recital/ General/ Nominating Meeting TBD

June 20
(Monday) Planning and Installation Meeting Piano Play


Recitals, Festivals and Competitions  2015/16

October 18 General Recital “Pops and Beginners” Los Angeles Valley College
Registration Deadline October 5 (postmark)

Chairperson: Michael Paul
Assistant: Teachers of performing students may be asked to assist on the day of the recital

November 1 Mark Richman Masterclass 4:00 – 6:00 PM Pasadena Steinway
Chairperson: Mark Richman

Jan. 10 Contemporary Festival Valley College
Registration Deadline December 21 (postmark)
Chairperson: Nobuyo Nishizaka
Assistants: Mariko Urushidani and Arjang Heydayati

January 17  General Recital Keyboard Concepts Van Nuys
Registration Deadline January 4 (postmark)
Chairperson: Anahit Sevoyan
Assistant: Teachers of performing students may be asked to assist on the day of the recital

January 31 @ 4PM Fund-Raiser Concert First Presbyterian Church of Encino
Co-Chairs: Dilara Khalilova and Paul Pitman
Assistants:

February 21 Classical / Romantic Festival Los Angeles Valley College
Registration Deadline February 1 (postmark)
Chairperson: Kim O’Reilly
Assistant: Meg Falk

February 28 Certificate of Merit – String Instruments  Piano Play
Chairperson: Hillary Smith
Assistant: Christopher Ahn

March 6 Certificate of Merit – Wind Instruments Glendale Adventist Academy
Registration Deadline October 31
Chairperson: Denia Bradshaw

March 12/13 Certificate of Merit - Piano  Los Angeles Valley College
Registration Deadline October 31
Chairperson: Sharon Shaheed
Assistant: Pamela Prasarttongosoth

April 3 Honors Festival  Los Angeles Valley College
Registration Deadline March 25 (Friday)
Co-Chairs: Roger Eshleman, Laura Halladay, and Constance Kuhne

April 10 Bach Festival  12noon - 3PM  Steinway Beverly Hills
Registration Deadline March 23 (postmark)
Chairperson: Kathleen Rabun
Assistant: Aziza Syed

May 8 Southern California Junior Bach Regional Festival Pasadena Steinway
Chairperson: Kathleen Rabun will organize two assistants to help with the regional festival from those teachers who have students participating. If participating teachers are unwilling to assist at the regional, if asked, their students may not participate.

May 15 Scholarship Competition   Keyboard Concepts
Registration Deadline April 25 (postmark)
Chairperson: Mark Richman
Assistant: Tamara Gyulnazarova

May 29 Spring Festival - General Recital/Scholarship Winners  Award  Performance   TBD
Registration Deadline May 16 (postmark)
Chairperson: Regina Verteym
Assistant: Nicole Nale

July 1 - July 5 MTAC Convention Los Angeles Airport Hilton

General Recital registration/fee deadline is the Monday 13 days before the event (postmarked by that day).

Festival and Competition registration/fee deadline is the Monday 20 days before the event (postmarked by that day).