Student Achievements

January, 2020

Congratulations to the following students on getting the High Distinction (Highest Category) on their MMTA Comprehensive Piano Exams and receiving MMTA scholarship monetary awards:

Nikhill Andrew – Level VIII

Isabelle Fishman – Level II

 

Congratulations to Andreas Walexon for passing Level VI and Nidhi Mhankali for passing Level II piano exams!

December, 2019

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING STUDENTS ON GETTING THE HIGHEST DISTINCTION (HIGHEST CATEGORY) ON THEIR MMTA COMPREHENSIVE PIANO EXAMS AND RECEIVING MMTA SCHOLARSHIP MONETARY AWARDS:

Zachary Wang – Level III

Nikita Nikonov – Level III

Julie Ma – Level IV *

Katelyn Liu – Level VIII *

Ian Gong – Level VIII *

Calvin Zhou – Level VIII *

Jessica Yue – Level VIII *

Nitya Potti – Level VIII *

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING STUDENTS FOR PASSING THE MMTA THEORY EXAM WITH HIGH DISTINCTION (HIGHEST RESULT CATEGORY):

Sriniketh Madhavan – Level I *

Summer Wu – Level I *

Warren Wu – Level I *

Jayden Xiao – Level I *

Mariya Sheveleva – Level I *

Rithick Amarnath – Level I *

Shruti Balachander – Level I *

Olivia Zhou – Level II *

Zoe Anderson – Level II *

Tola Mroz – Level III *

Sophia Sintsov – Level III *

Rohan Deep – Level III *

Ian Gong – Level V *

Jessica Yue – Level V *

Calvin Zhou – Level V *

October, 2019

Congratulations to the following students for passing the MMTA Piano Exam:

Zachary Wang – Level III *
Nikita Nikonov – Level III *
Kate Hu – Level V
Alisha Shah – Level V *
Isha Shah – Level V *
Tiger Liu – Level V
Julie Ma – Level IV *
Katelyn Liu – Level VIII *
Ian Gong – Level VIII *
Calvin Zhou – Level VIII *
Jessica Yue – Level VIII *
Nitya Potti – Level VIII *

* Passed With High Distinction

August, 2019

Congratulations to Ben Ven passing Level X Piano Exam with High Distinction. He was awarded $160 by the Minnesota Music Teachers Association!

 

Congratulations to the following students for passing the MMTA Piano Exam:

Evan Zhou – Level I *
Mariana Kuleshov – Level II
Olivia Zhou – Level I *
Michelle Pham – Level V *
Sylvia Wong – Level VI
Grace Zhou – Level VI *
Annie Tan – Level VII *

* Passed With High Distinction

June, 2019

Congratulations to Cynthia Zeng for passing MMTA Level 10 Piano exam with an Outstanding score. She was awarded $160 by the Minnesota Music Teachers Association!

 

Congratulations to the following students for passing the MMTA Piano Exam:

Isabelle Fishman – Level I *
Yash Gupta – Level II *
Abrie Agazzi-Glaze – Level III *
James Zhou – Level III *
Andy Liu – Level IV
Anirudh Raj – Level V
Lisa Thayil – Level V *
Vaikunth Ananthanarayanan – Level VI
Sam Guo – Level VI
Aadya Pandey – Level VII
Ajira Pandey – Level VII
Annie Zhao – Level VIII
Henry Zheng – Level VIV *
Stephanie Seow – Level VIV
Jasmine Wong – Level XIV *
Andrew Peng – Level X

* Passed With High Distinction

May, 2019

Congratulations to Grace Gong for receiving the highest score in the state on MMTA Level 11 (the highest level) Piano Exam! She will receive Elaine Kingsley Award of $220!

 

Congratulations to Martin Zhou for Passing Level 11 MMTA Piano Exam with Distinction!

 

Congratulations to the following students for passing the MMTA Piano Exam:

Zoe Anderson – Level I
Emma He – Level I *
Charlie Liu – Level II
Chelsea Huang – Level IV
Annika Lal – Level IV *
Allison Lei – Level IV
Erin McCloud – Level V
Jayan Gulati – Level VII
Rishab Naik – Level VII *
Sophia Salamekh – Level VIII *

* Passed With High Distinction

Congratulations to the following students for participating in Kramer’s School of Music Festival:

Arshi Sharma
Nicole Kotlyar
Jason Lou
Jayden Xiao
Vivienne Kane
Ariana Yang
Jaden Wu
Nikita Nikonov
Zachary Wang
Darya Nikonova
Julia Ma
Jerry Lou
Owen Siegel
Olivia Zhou
Evan Zhou
Tola Mroz
Isabel Chen
Andreas Walexon
Ajira Pandey
Aadya Pandey
Valeria Ciolac
Dheekshitha Jayaprakash
Andrew Siagian
Prabhav Gupta
Judah Kaila
Ishhan Gupta
Vibhav Lal
Aarush Shukla

April, 2019

Congratulations to Rishab Naik for passing MMTA Comprehensive Guitar Level VIII with a perfect score!

Congratulations to the following students for passing the MMTA Comprehensive Flute Exam:

Valerie Ciolac – Level II *
Anirudh Raj – Level II*
Harshan Chandrasekar -Level II *

* Passed With High Distinction

Congratulations to the following students for participating in the Upper Midwest Festival:

Anirudh Raj
Vaikunth Ananthanarayanan
Isabel Chen
Rishab Naik

Congratulations to the following students for passing the MMTA Theory Exam:

Sophia Sintsov – Level II
Maria Daugela – Level II
Andrew Siagian – Level IV
Lisa Thayil – Level IV *
Kate Hu – Level IV *
Morgan Cook – Level IV *
Grace Zhou – Level IV *
Rohan Mishra – Level IV *
Sophia Repice – Level IV
Andreas Walexon – Level IV *
Anvesha Mallik – Level IV
Zachary Wang – Level IV *

* Passed With High Distinction

March, 2019

Congratulations to Jessica Yu for receiving 1st Place at Northwestern Piano Competition (4-6 grades)! Jessica will receive $50 as a cash prize.

 

Congratulations to Grace Gong for being a Finalist at Northwestern Competition (9-12 grades)!

 

Congratulations to the MMTA State Contest Winners:


Pre Prime:
Isabelle Fishman
Ariana Yang
Jayden Xiao
Primary:
Tola Mroz
Aiden Zhao (Alternate)
Liam Trinidad
Nicole Ogranovich (Alternate)


Primary:

Tola Mroz
Aiden Zhao (Alternate)
Liam Trinidad
Nicole Ogranovich (Alternate)


Junior A:

Zachary Wang
Michelle Pham
Maria Trinidad
Abrie Aggazi-Glaze
Aurelia Lucas

 

 

Junior B:

Darya Nikonova
Rishita Gupta
Annika Lal
Sophia Sintsov
Shruti Shanmugasundaram (Alternative)
Maria Daugela (Alternative)
Erin Mc Cloud


Intermediate A:

Sam Guo
Anirudh Raj
Zella Lucas
Nitya Potti
Sylvia Wong


Intermediate B:

Harini Senthilkumar
Annie Zhao
Alisha Shah
Annie Tan
Jasmine Wong
Ian Gong
Calvin Zhou
Senior A:
Keerthana Ramanathan

February, 2019

Congratulations to Zhaomeng Chen for receiving 2nd Place at 9th Grade MMTF Auditions! Zhaomeng will receive $300 Hazelle A. Quist Memorial Award!

 

Congratulations to Zhaomeng Chen, Andrew Nikhill, Sreya Patri, Ben Ven, Henry Zheng, Sophia Lin, and Katelyn Liu for becoming “Winners” at the Junior Young Artist Competition!

 

Congratulations to Andrew Lin and Aaron Tang for receiving “Alternate” at the Junior Young Artist Competition!

 

Congratulations to Grace Gong and Martin Zhou for becoming one of the Winners at the Senior Young Artist Competition!

 

Congratulations to Andrew Peng for receiving “Alternate” at the Senior Young Artist Competition!

 

Congratulations to the following students for passing the MMTA Comprehensive Piano Exam:


Akshana Goagunta – Prep Level
Jaden Wu – Prep Level *
Tola Mroz – Level III *
Julia Ma – Leve III *
Annika Lal – Level IV *
Tiger Liu – Level IV
Andrew Siagian – Level IV
Andreas Walexon – Level V *
Grace Zhou – Level V *
Anvesha Mallik – Level V
Geoffrey Liu – Level VI
Gloria Liu – Level VI
Ian Gong – Level VII *

* Passed With High Distinction

January, 2019

Congratulations to the following students for passing the MMTA Theory Exam:

Yash Gupta – Level I *
Shagun Shrivastava – Level I *
Eric Zheng – Level II *
Zoe Anderson – Level II
Lindsey Gerlach – Level II
Shreshth Shrivastava – Level II
James Zhou – Level II
Sarah Olajos – Level III

* Passed With High Distinction