Achievements

At Pasadena Piano Academy, we encourage our students to participate in competitions and receive professional evaluations. We believe that setting goals to reach will help our students achieve their full potential. Below are the competitions and evaluations they have taken part in.

Competitions

CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL MUSIC TEACHERS (CAPMT)

 

2021 CAPMT Honors Competition

2021

Honorable Mention: Amelia Chang

Orange County Sonata and Sonatina Festival:​

2020

1st Place: Michael Liu

MUSICAL ARTS COMPETITION OF CALIFORNIA (MACOC)

Piano Division:

2019

Piano Session I:

2nd Place: Amelia Chang
 

2017
Piano IV B:
Honorable Mention: Sophie Pang


Piano IV A: 
​3rd Place: Adelynne Yang


Piano II B:
Honorable Mention: Ethan Chow


Piano II A:
3rd Place: Sophia Chen 

2016
Piano III B:
3rd Place: Sophie Pang


Piano I: ​
Honorable Mention: Ethan Chow, Sophia Chen

2015
Piano VI:
Honorable Mention: Jonathan King


Piano II A:
Honorable Mention: Adelynne Yang


Piano IA
Honorable Mention: Ethan Chow

2014
Piano V:
Honorable Mention: Jonathan King

SOUTHWESTERN YOUTH MUSIC FESTIVAL (SYMF)

Piano Division:​

2018

Piano Qualified 16:

4th Place: Ethan Chow

 

Piano Qualified 48:

4th Place: Jonathan King


2017
Piano Qualified (Solo Category) 11:
3rd place: Sophia Chen

Piano Qualified (Solo Category) 16:
4th place: Adelynne Yang

NEW YORK DEBUT YOUNG MUSICIANS COMPETITION (NYDYMC)

Piano Division:
2017
3rd Place:​ Sophia Chen

CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL MUSIC TEACHERS (CAPMT)

Honors Competition


2018

3rd Place: Adelynne Yang

2017
​Honorable Mention: Adelynne Yang

Professional Evaluations

ASSOCIATED BOARD OF THE ROYAL SCHOOLS OF MUSIC (ABRSM)

Practical Exam: Distinction Awards

2019

Lily Huang​

Lucia Sanchez-Gagerman

Oliver Chow

Practical Exam: Merit Awards

Olivia Lee

Adelynne Yang

Sophia Chen

Music Theory Exam: Distinction Awards

Lucia Sanchez-Gagerman

Adelynne Yang

Sophia Chen

Music Theory Exam: Merit Awards

Oliver Chow

Lily Huang

CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL MUSIC TEACHERS (CAPMT)

Piano Audition:
Performance Rating (5 as the highest):

 

2016

Level 4:

Sophie Pang (4/5)

Adelynne Yang (5/5)

 

Level 3:

Clive Burt (5/5)

Sophia Chen (5/5)

Ethan Chow (5/5)​

 

Level 2:

 Lily Huang (4/5)

Level 1:

Olivia Lee (4/5)

Andersen Yang (4/5)

 

2017
Level 5:
Sophie Pang (4/5)
​Adelynne Yang (4/5)

Level 4:
Sophia Chen (4/5)
Ethan Chow (4/5)
Xiya Shively (4/5)

Level 3:
Lily Huang (4/5)
Sofia Flores-Castro (5/5)

Level 2:
Andersen Yang (4/5)

Level 1:
Oliver Chow (4/5)
Bryden Musgrove (4/5)
Lucia Sanchez-Gagerman (5/5)

2019
Shiri Tenser (5/5)

Ethan Wu (5/5)

Clara Soto (5/5)

Justin Chen (5/5)

Oliver Chow (5/5)

Ethan Chow (5/5)

Vy Pham (5/5)

Lily Huang (5/5)

Olivia Lee (5/5)

Anja Krause (5/5)

Kaidyan Rodriguez-Vasquez (5/5)

Saion Rodriguez-Vasquez (5/5)

Cecilia Sanchez-Gagerman (5/5)

Lucia Sanchez-Gagerman (5/5)

2020

Shiri Tenser (5/5)

Constance Choi (5/5)

Calista Pang (5/5)

Sofia Flores-Castro (5/5)

Ethan Chow (5/5)

Oliver Chow (5/5)

Olivia Lee (5/5)

Olivia Lin (5/5)

Lily Huang (5/5)

Sophia Chen (5/5)

Adelynne Yang (5/5)

Andersen Yang (5/5)

Clara Soto (5/5)

Lucia Sanchez-Gagerman (5/5)

Cecilia Sanchez-Gagerman (5/5)

Sophia Wong (5/5)

Julien Wong (5/5)

Andrew Kung (5/5)

Madeleine Chan (5/5)