Classical Masters Music Festival Piano Competition
In June 2012, 12 year old Jessica won first place in the second annual piano competition. Jessica began piano lessons at the age of 4 at Music Stream Center.
Watch video here: http://www.youtube.com/user/polkadot0727/videos?flow=grid&view=0
CAPMT Contemporary Festival
Taiga Sekizawa won his division of CAPMT Contemporary Festival.
Watch his winning performance here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oExnEVwyuAg&feature=youtube_gdata&ytsession=3L4
MTAC Composers Today Recital
Watch video here of Divertimento composed by Kohlin Sekizawa (12 years old):
Alexander Di, Eugenea Raychaudhuri
Festival of New American Music
2nd place: Eugenea Raychaudhuri
Spanish Festival Awards November
Trophy: Chloe Barr, Maya Brandy, Esther Chan, Erin Cheng, Evelyn Cheng, Alexander Di, Claire Hayes, Max Hayes, Teresa Lee, Eugenea Raychaudhuri, Emi Sorensen, Connor Tang, Kayla Xu, David Zhang, Zoe Poppenga
Medal: Emily Bolander, Nicholas Cheng, Cecilia Dugyon, Julian Grim, Alejandro Johnson, Maya Krishnan, Madison Ormsby, Edward Zhu,
Ribbon: Mia Poppenga, Daniel Zhu
*Maya Brandy with trophy
Makena began Music in Me group classes at age 3. She continued through Music in Me, Harmony Road, and Keyboard Musician classes until age 6, when she began to take private piano lessons.
At age 8, Taiga performed at the Eighth Annual West Coast Ragtime Piano Festival.
For the 2012 35th Annual Festival of New American Music, Young Festival Performers Competition, he performed "Happy Birthday Rag."
Watch video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rcsCnIn9ZU&feature=youtube_gdata