Annie Lam will perform at Royal Excellent award concert

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10 and 8 -years-old , Glendale and San Marino resident [Annie Lam and Kimberly Zhang] has won a Certificate of Excellence from The Royal Conservatory of Music [RCM] for scoring the top mark in [Pasadena/California] on the Level [3 and 2] [Piano ] examination. Annie and Kimberly ’s piano teacher is Yin Yin Huang/Yin Yin music Studio

The Royal Conservatory awards Certificates of Excellence to students earning the top marks on the practical (performance) examinations of The Royal Conservatory Certificate Program, the RCM’s internationally acclaimed system of music study. The Conservatory awards certificates at the state and community level in the following disciplines: accordion, brass/woodwinds, guitar, harp, organ, percussion, piano, speech arts, strings, and voice.

To be eligible for a Certificate of Excellence, students must score at least 90 % on their practical examination and must have completed the necessary music theory co-requisites for their respective level and discipline.

The Royal Conservatory of Music is one of the largest music education organizations in North America, with more than five million alumni around the world. The Royal Conservatory Certificate Program is a comprehensive and effective system of music study and assessment. Its curriculum has been the national standard in Canada for more than a century and is the music education curriculum of schools in 36 US states. For more information, or to register for an examination, visit


Yin Yin Huang Piano teacher Yin Yin Music Studio (626)260-5737

Two Cranes Grand Prize Winner - Catherine Ma will solo Chopin concerto

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Dear Friends & Colleagues:

It is my pleasure to invite you all to the up-coming concert given by the CalStateLA Symphony Orchestra/Olympia Youth Orchestra on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 3PM. This Admission FREE concert will be held at the historic San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, 320 S Mission Drive, San Gabriel, CA 91776.

Pianist, Catherine Ma, First Place Winner of the Tkaczewski International Piano Competition in Poland, will perform the beautiful Chopin Piano Concerto No.1in e minor in its entirety. Miss Ma is currently a 3rd year student at the famed Juilliard School in New York City.

Katie Chen, Concertmaster of the orchestra, will also perform the 3rd movement of the Bruch Violin Concerto in g minor.

The orchestra will perform the Overture to Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks as well as the Beethoven 6th Symphony “Pastorale”.

Looking forward to seeing all of you at the concert.

Sincerely, Fung Ho Music Director & Conductor, CalStateLA Symphony Orchestra/Olympia Youth Orchestra Yin Yin Huang Artistic Director Two Cranes International Music Festival OYO_1/13/2019_poster.jpeg

Highlight of 2018

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Dear Piano Club Members and Parents :

As 2018 draws to a close and we are ending with grand finale, I like to take this opportunity to thank each one of you for making a better world and a difference in our society with your talents.

Congratulations to Kimberly Zhang passed Royal Conservatory Exam with The first class Honor with distinguished award.

Congratulations to students were all well-performed at Villa Gardens. Pasadena. on December 16, 2018. There is no better time than to give back to your community and spread holiday cheer.

Bravo to Chloe Liao and Aidan Robinson for making their fine debut at Weill Hall, Carnegie Hall on December 15 and December 23, 2018.

I like to highlight some of talented students’ achievement.

American Protege International Competition Winners : Iris Lu, Chloe Liao , Aidan Robinson and Katlyn Hong ( cellist )

American Fine Art Festival International Competition Winners : Matthew Wang, Benjamin Zhang, Michael Law

Concert Young Artists International Competition winners : Jaylin Hsu, Benjamin Tseng

Satori Young Pianist Competition winners : Nadya Hitomi, Kimberly Zhang, Michael Law, Chloe Liao, Benjamin Tseng, Avery Tseng, Annie Lam Rotary Club International Young Musician Competition 2nd place winner : Michael Law Royal Conservatory Center Certificate of Excellent Award : Annie Lam

Los Angeles Branch Bach Festival : Harvey Chang, Benjamin Tseng

Piano solo Beethoven concerto with Pasadena Summer Symphony Orchestra : Jimmy Deng

American protege Summer Grand Gale and perform at Stern Auditorium, Carnegie Hall : Benjamin Tseng

One of great and unforgettable experience. To win the international competitions and perform at Carnegie Hall. Let’s help these upcoming young musicians. Any amount of donations will be a huge impact for their life time experience. Truly appreciate some of former students and piano club parents’ donation to Acevedo Music and Art Education Foundation Carnegie Hall Funds to encourage aspiring musicians to go out and experience the magic that is Carnegie Hall. Please consider supporting the Acevedo Music and Art Education Foundation on making this transformative journey possible to many, many future stars. Please make a check payable to AMAEF, thank you so much for your generosity and kindness.

Calendar : January 5,2019 : Deadline for Contemporary Festival for Pianists. January 12, Saturday : 4:00 -6:00 PM Level 8- Advanced Theory Class January 13, Sunday; 3:00 -5:00 PM Intermediate Theory Class January 15, Deadline for C/M Entering repertoires January 30, Theory work book must be completed up to Unit 12 January 31, C/M Technic requirement must be played up to the time limited

2019 Explorer Piano Composition Contest Theme- Pets, deadline : March 8, 2019 Drawings are encouraged but not required. Listening requirement for month of January : Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf, Romeo and Juliet , Classical Symphony or Piano concerto #3.

Enjoy the rest of Holiday Season.

May your year of 2019 be a fantastic and musical one.

Your proud teacher

Yin Yin Huang

Concert Artists International is now accepting application for Virtuoso Competition IV that will take place at Carnegie Hall. Deadline of application is on Feb 11, 2019


Acevedo Music & Art Foundation 2018.pdf

Calendar 2018-2019

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f you don’t have an account for MTAC, C/M account, please view

How to Enroll Your Child in the MTAC's Certificate of Merit Program The time to enroll your child in the MTAC's Certificate of Merit Program is now! The registration period goes through the month of October, ... Please continue your Weekly Learning Guide sheet,be sure to have parent sign for your practice log sheet.

Please open up the attachment and download for an important calendar.

Have a successful 2018-19 musical year.

Yin Yin Huang

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The Chopin Review

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A great article written by Wojciech Kocyan

The "Chopin Review" is promoted as the leading publication in Chopin scholarship and a model to follow. This is the first, inaugural issue. Here is the link to the Warsaw press conference, which was streamed live over YouTube three days ago and included the Director of the Chopin Institute in Warsaw, Dr. Artur Szklener, and Professor John Rink of Cambridge University, one of the foremost Chopin authorities in the world and the Editor-in-Chief of the "Chopin Review". ( the remarks in English start at 15:45) YouTube and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.

Thank you for your interest. Please help me spread the word about this new and significant addition to the resources for Chopin studies.

Best regards,


Dr. Wojciech Kocyan Clinical Professor, Artist-in-Residence Loyola Marymount University Artistic Director, Paderewski Music Society in Los Angeles Paderewski International Piano Competition in Los Angeles President, California Association of Professional Music Teachers, Santa Monica-South Bay Chapter

Harvest Concert

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Congratulations to Shannon Hsu who made into Harvard University MBA. Welcome new students of Piano studio : Aidan Robinson ( Freshman from La Canada High School ) The twins Lilian and Yolanda Wang ( 4th grader from Westridge ) Piano club #1 Meeting and performance workshop at Yin Yin Huang's Music Studio, October 13, Saturday,4:00-6:00 PM Halloween and Harvest Concert on October 27, Saturday, 3:00 PM at Brookdale, 201 Foothill Blvd, Monrovia. Performers : A group of talented piano students, First Taiwanese Presbyterian Church Elder Choir and Recorder choir. MTAC Certificate of Merit Registration on October 1, 2018 and ABSOLUTE Deadline : October 31, 2018 harvest concert.pdf