1st Place Winner
Elizabeth Miles, age 12
Elizabeth has studied violin 7 years with teacher Tina Raimondi.
Hannah Newman, age 6
West Chester, PA
Hannah’s piano teacher is Diane Umile.3rd Place
Nicole Lime, age 13
Bossier City, LAHonorable Mention
Magali Toy, age 12
Magali studies cello… Read more ▶
Amy Zhang, student of Noelle Perrin, won 1st prize in the New Jersey Music Teachers Association Young Artist Competition in November, 2007.
Allison Hawkins, student of Wendy Stern, won 2nd prize in the MTNA Senior Performance Competition in November, 2007. Allison… Read more ▶
Design the cover for next year’s Minijournal! Submissions are due by January 1, 2008.
Criteria and Requirements
Students who wish to enter their artwork must study with an SAA Teacher member.
Students must be between 4 and 14 years of age.
Material submitted must… Read more ▶
Shannon Bouchard, a student of Kelly Williamson, performed the Hue Fantaisie with the Westmount Youth Orchestra (Montréal) this May, having won their concerto competition in February 2006. She will be playing it again on their tour to Germany this summer.… Read more ▶
A big thank you to everybody who participated in the 2007 Minijournal cover design contest.1st Place Winner
Aislinn Ozwa Burns, age 9
Aislinn has been studying violin since age two, with Cathryn Lee.
Eliza Block, age 11
Eliza has been studying… Read more ▶
Shannon Bouchard won the WYO’s concerto competition in February (competing against thirteen other performers on violin, cello, piano, flute, and clarinet). As preparation, Shannon and Kelly performed an evening concert at Place Kensington including works by Hue, Bolling, Doppler, Ravel,… Read more ▶
Congratulations! Two Utah flute students won the National MTNA Woodwinds Competition Finals in Austin: Helen McGarr, student of Laurel Ann Maurer, won the Junior Division; Gabriella Roderer, student of Cindy Henderson, won the Senior Division. Read more ▶
Seven current students, two alumni, and two parents participated in the Voices for Hospices world-wide concert event on October 8th. Kelly Williamson’s studio contributed the Doppler Andante for two flutes and piano, a movement from a concerto for five flutes… Read more ▶
Shannon Bouchard and Arielle Lewis Weigens performed Gary Schocker’s Tapestry Sonata, which was likely a Montreal premiere—the piece was written in 2004 and has not yet been recorded (except by the Trio Electric Schockers, composed of Shannon and Arielle, and… Read more ▶