Thank you for participating in the 2019 Piano Duo Festival! The event was held on Saturday, February 23 at Greene Music. Students, teachers and families enjoyed the beautiful piano duet music performed by 14 teams in 6 different age-division categories. The Duo Festival chair Dan Yu made all pre-event arrangements and organized the schedule, and on the event day, my MTAC colleague Carol Ong-Chen was an indispensable help to run the two recitals back to back. Thank you to students, parents, and all participating teachers for making it a successful event. The following studios were represented: Eunice Ahn, Eunji Bae, Lee Galloway, Yu Carole Liu, Victor Labenske, Carol Ong-Chen, Galina Talis, and Anna Vasilyeva. Special thanks to our adjudicators Steve Baker and Sanaz Rezai.
Here are the results and photos from the event. Congratulations to all participants. We hope you join us again next year.
|2019 Piano Duo Festival Results|
|Category I: Ages 5 - 9||First Place||Grace Xu & Sarah Deng|
|Second Place||Allison Doung & Katelyn Doung|
|Third Place||Mia Davis & Jace Phillips|
|Category II: Ages 10 - 12||First Place||Wei-Shi Lai & Peiran Liang|
|Second Place||Anya Davis & Kailey Philips|
|Third Place||Iris Cheng & Leah Nacher|
|Category III: Ages 13 - 15||First Place||Ruei-Chi Lai & Davina Zhu|
|Second Place||Stephen Zhu & Hsiang-Kuang Zhuang|
|Third Place||Paul Suarez & John Suarez|
|Category IV: Ages 16 - High School||First Place||Jessica Mar & Jenny Mar|
|Category V: College||First Place||Aurora Grzybek & Evan Lin|