Harvest Festival and Newsletter of 2021-2022

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We are looking forward to 10 young musicians to perform Harvest Festival, October 31, 2:00 PM at Villa Gardens, 842 E. Villa Street, Pasadena, 5th floor. You will be required to sign in a simple health inquired form on the hosting desk upon your arrival, call time is 1:30 PM, you may dress Halloween costumes or Autumn Colors outfits. Please stay the entire program if you can, the concert will be approximately lasted in 60 minutes. Many thanks to Chairs: Kimberly Zhang and Harvey Chang, video recording by Dr. Angela Chan, receptionist : Anna Hitomi, parents can view live concert Vs Zoom. Entering Villa Gardens required to wear a mask.

Our" Stars of Tomorrow Concert Series" will be held at Grace Lutheran Church, 4427 Overland Ave, Culver City, 90230, on January, 6-8 students will be selected.

C/M fees due by November 5, 2021, please don’t wait until the last minute. Harvey, Avery and Benjamin’s accounts still pending.

C/M for MTAC-Los Angeles county exams: January 29-Febiuary 8, 2022. Panel Regional Video Evaluation Media Submission deadline : February 1,2022. Teacher will sign up repertories by January 15, 2022 for MTAC Convention & Theme Festival as well.

MTAC Los Angeles County *Romantic Festival on January 29,2022, deadline : January 15, 2022

Happy Halloween !!! Artistic Director Yin Yin Huang www.yinyinmusic.com

Acevedo Music & Art Education Foundation, Music Club. President: Chloe Liao Vice-Presidents: Matthew Wang, Nadya Hitomi Treasurer: Benjamin Tseng Secretary: Kimberly Zhang Activity managers: Annie Lam, Avery Tseng, Jackie Zhao Technical Support: Harvey Chang

Voices of Unity Concert -9-18-2021

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Voices of Unity Concert "Voices In Unity concert" in collaboration with Chinese Chamber of Commerce hoping to bring as many people as possible to the concert to unite and stand against :Anti-Asian hate, violence, discrimination and injustices against humanity through music , as well as dedication in honor and memory of all the victims of : Armenian Genocide, Holocaust and Slavery.)

Steinway Gallery, Pasadena sponsored Steinway Concert Grand Piano on Voices of Unity On Saturday September 18, 2021 ,7:00PM, All local, National and International Artists will gather together at beautiful outdoor setting and Social distance seating in Los Angeles County Arboretum. Program: Sarabande from Bach’s Partita #1 for solo violin , Anthony Louis Scarmolin, Melody D’Amour and Strephone , John Williams, Violin Melody from the film “Schindler’s List” , Tyzen Hsiao's The Formosa Trio , Shostakovich Trio #2, Finale ,-- Piano performances : Bagatelles in G Major and B minor, by Ludwig Van Beethoven, Ballade in G Minor, Op. 118 No 3 by Johannes Brahms, Etude-tableau in E- flat Major, Op. 33 No. 7 by Sergei Rachmaninoff, -- Piano performance , " Two characteristic Pieces by Vatche' Mankerian, -- Pipa solo piece “ Ambushed From all sides”, and songs of : Chinese, Italian, Armenian and American . Arpy Aintablian, Soprano will sing , Groung (Crane) by Komitas 2- The Prayer by David Foster and Carole Bayer Sager

Presenter / Producer: Nat Nehdar and Chinese Chamber of Commerce Chamber of Commerce

Listed Categories Music > Opera Music > Classical Music > Chamber Music

Event Phone: 626-437-1354

Venue LA County Arboretum 301 N Baldwin Ave Arcadia CA 91007

Regions: LA - Central / Downtown Pasadena / San Gabriel Valley

Event Date: 9/18/2021

Performance Dates: Saturday, 09/18/2021

Performance Times September 18, Saturday, 7:00PM,2021 Door opens at 6:00 PM. Tickets will be available at door.

Ticket Information (Benefit Event): Nat Nehdar (626)427-1354 E mail: nnehdar@aol.com or Chinese Chamber of Commerce lachinesechamber.org/current-events

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Congratulations to Iris Lu for receiving scholarship to

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So proud of Iris Lu ( class of 2021) will pursue her dream and major in music therapy at Biola University Conservatory of music.

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Here is Iris Lu's beautiful testimony about Yin Yin Huang :

Yin Yin Huang empowers her students with a positive mindset in creating music. Her passion and dedication to bring music to others and help them grow as an individual has inspired many of her students to be involved in the music career. Not only does she teach piano as a skill you learn, she shows how music can bring joy to others. She does so by bringing students to senior living homes, fundraising for people suffering in the pandemic through music, and bringing her pupils to attend a variety of music events and concerts. In addition, her compassion for her student's mental and physical health can be seen in all aspects. She is not solely a teacher-she is a mentor and role model that guides her pupils to grow as a person and strive for what they are passionate for.

Watching her help others grow, it helped influence my decision in pursuing Music Therapy as a career because I want to help people heal through music too. Although Music Therapy isn't a well-known career yet, I believe that it can empower yourself and others grow and express their emotions. Through everything Yin Yin Huang did for the music world, I realized I didn't want my skill in piano to just be a skill- I wanted it to be a tool to bring joy to others. I want to also raise awareness of the impact that music has in people's lives, just like how Yin Yin Huang has humbly done so for years on end.

Congratulations to all 9 students did an excellent job on MTAC CM exam

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Dear Piano club members :

Congratulations to all 9 students did an excellent job on their CM audition on Feb 22, 2021.

*Jerry Shi : Passed level 6, theory 92%, State Honor Award, sight reading-Excellent, Technic-Excellent and repertories -Excellent.

*Isaiah Lu: Passed Level Advanced, theory 97%, sight reading- Average, Technic - Excellent and repertories - Excellent.

*Benjamin Tseng : Passed level Advanced, State Honor Award, theory 96%, sight reading- Excellent, Technic-Excellent and repertories-Excellent.

Qualifying pieces must be performed within the time limits specified for the applicable Convention Recital program.

• Sight reading and technic must be rated as Good or excellent.

Qualifying pieces must be rated 5- or above by the Evaluator at CM Evaluations that year.

Deadline to submit Convention Recital fees $ 45 by April 15. 2021.

Convention Festival - one recital during July 2-July 5, 2021.

Proud of all CM students did their best on CM 2020-2021 Exams.

Many thanks to all the parents assisted in making all the recordings for students.

All the events required MTAC LA Events waiver form for COVID-19 must be signed by parents.

Welcome young talented Matthew Wang back to Yin Yin Music Studio and Music Club.

Stay safe and keep making beautiful music.

God bless you all

2020 Christmas Virtual Concert

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Dear friends :

You are cordially invited to 2020 Virtual Christmas Concert presented by Acevedo Music & Art Education Foundation and Yin Yin Huang Music Club.

A group of young talented piano and string students and alumni artists.

This is a very different and upheaval year, however, we are still like to celebrate Holidays with our friends.

Thank you for your support and we are looking forward to seeing you on December 19,4:00 PM, Saturday. Christmas Virtual Concert.

Merry Christmas !

Yin Yin www.yinyinmusic@gmail.com Here is link site for 2020 Christmas Virtual Concert Yin Yin Huang is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5263776068?pwd=SEpWbUJZVWVlVm4xRk9nYmlBQjVpQT09

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2020 Halloween Virtual Recital

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*Let's take break from politics and join these 16 young talented pianists and violinist, performing works by J.S.Bach, Chopin, Beethoven, Kabalevsky, Liszt and Wieniaski. October 31. 2020, Saturday, 4:00PM Please log in Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5263776068?pwd=SEpWbUJZVWVlVm4xRk9nYmlBQjVpQT09

Meeting ID: 526 377 6068 Passcode: 049195 *