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Student Achievements

As Robert Shannon of the Oberlin Conservatory once told me, "Don't ever take the results of a piano competition seriously, unless you win."


I am very proud of the hard work and progress that my students have made.  Here are some of the awards and recognitions that my students have made as a result of the dedication, discipline, and commitment by both the students and the parents: 

1st Prize, Sonata and Sonatina International Youth Piano Competition

1st Prize, Next Composition Competition for Young Composers, Chicago, IL 

Concert in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York City

Performance at the World Piano Pedagogy Conference, Atlanta

First Prize, University of Central Arkansas Young Artist Competition, Conway

Acceptance to the Interlochen School of the Arts, Michigan

First Prize, Clavierfest, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro

First Prize, UT Martin Piano Competition, Tennessee

First Prize, Tennessee State Music Teachers Association Piano Competition

Superior Plus, American Guild of Piano Teachers yearly audition

Grand Award Winner and sweepstakes winners, Mid-South Fair Youth Senior and Junior Youth Talent Competitions 

Live performance on public radio, Nashville

Pianist for the GPAC Youth Symphony 

Live performance at the Germantown Performing Arts Center, Tennessee

Live performance at the Bartlett Performing Arts Center, Tennessee 

First prize, Beethoven Club Young Artist Competition

Finals, Furman Young Artist Competition, South Carolina

Superior Award, Amro Festival

Performance at the Cannon Center of the Arts, Memphis, TN