2020 Student Honor Recital

We are very proud to present our 2020 PIOM Honor Students! Each year, we have a Student Honor Recital in May at Harris Center for the Arts! However, due to the pandemic, live concerts are not allowed in the area. Therefore, we will introduce our Student Honor Roll, one at a time with their video performances here and on Facebook! Please join us and stay tuned…

Arianne Zhang

Chopin - Polonaise in G minor

Arianne Zhang is a student from Dr Irina Tchantceva’s studio at PIOM. Arianne is 10 years old and is currently a 5th grade student in Loomis Basin Charter School. She started her piano lessons when she was 6 years old. In addition to playing piano, she also enjoys reading books and playing violin.

Will Huang

Thomas Attwood Sonatina in G I Allego II Andante III Rondo Allego

Will Huang is a student from Ms. Carol Chuang’s Studio at PIOM.
He is 8 years old and has been playing piano for 15 months. Currently, he is a 2nd grade student at Theodore Judah elementary school. Besides playing piano, he loves swimming and playing chess.

Isabel Feng

Toccata by Francis Poulenc

Isabel Feng is a student from Ms. Carol Chuang’s studio at PIOM. She is a 9-year-old 4th grader and has been playing piano for 5 years.

When not practicing piano, she can be found with her nose in a book or playing “school” with her sister and 56 stuffed animal students. Her dream is to be a teacher when she grows up.

Yichen Huang

Mozart Sonata K.545 Mvmt 1

Yichen Huang is a student from Ms. Carol Chuang’s studio at PIOM. She is 8-years-old and has been playing piano for 3.5 years.

Yichen is a 3rd grader at Russell Ranch Elementary school. She likes dancing and swimming, as well as reading fiction and science books.

William Ye

Chopin Waltz in Db Major, Op 64 No 1

William Ye is a student from Ms Carol Chuang’s studio at PIOM.

William is a 9 years old, is currently a 4th grader in Natoma Station Elementary and has been playing piano for almost 4 years. He loves playing sports—especially tennis—as well as watching engineers build things on YouTube.

Claire Jin

Bartok – Romanian Folk Dances

Claire Jin—a student from Ms. Carol Chuang’s Studio—is 8-years-old and a second grader at Sandra J. Gallardo Elementary School.

Aside from playing the piano, Claire loves reading, math, and playing tennis and chess.

Veronica Richard

Mozart Sonata No 5 in G Major, KV 283 I. Allegro

Veronica Richard, a student of Ms Carol Chuang’s at PIOM, is twelve years old and is currently in the sixth grade at Ridgeview Elementary School in Granite Bay.

She’s been taking piano lessons since age seven, but for the past year has also been playing the flute. In addition to her music, Veronica may be found on the tennis court swinging her racket and chatting with friends. One of her newest projects has been filming time lapse videos of her friends playing video games.

Audrey Jiang

Sinfonia No 15 BWV 801 by J.S. Bach

Audrey Jiang is a student of Ms. Carol Chuang’s piano studio at PIOM. She is a fifth grader at Russell Ranch Elementary School and has been playing piano for 5 years.

Besides playing piano, she likes to read, swim, and paint.

Garrett Xu

Chopin Waltz in F major, Op.34 No.3

Garrett Xu is student of Ms. Carol Chuang’s at PIOM. He is 13 years old and attends 8th grade as Granite Oaks Middle School.

Besides playing piano, he loves to learn math and play rhythm games in his free time.

Maria Kudryavtseva

Rachmaninoff Prelude Op. 3 No. 2 in C# Minor

Maria Kudryavtseva is a student of Ms Carol Chuang’s at PIOM. She is currently 14-years-old, but has been playing piano since she was 5 and taking lessons since 10. She goes to Folsom Middle School where she’s in the 8th grade.

In addition to playing piano, she takes Jazz Band classes at her school. She also enjoys reading and going for walks.

Grace Feng

F. Schubert: Impromptu Op.142 No.3 in B-flat major, D.935

Grace Feng is an 8th grader from Folsom, CA. She began her piano lessons at the age 4 with Ms. Carol Chuang.

Besides playing both piano and viola, Grace also enjoys writing and baking.

Selina Lin

Chopin Ballade No. 3 in A-Flat Major Op. 47

Selina Lin is a sophomore at Oak Ridge High School and a student of Ms. Carol’s studio at PIOM.

In addition to studying piano, she is part of the ORHS marching band. She also likes to draw, tutor kids after school, play video games, and listen to music.