Sonata / Sonatina Festival

Congratulations to our 2021 Sonata Festival Winners!  We are proud of and inspired by you! Below are the videos of all of the award recipients:

Division 1
1st Place: Alex Juliar (Anna Juliar) https://youtu.be/QBVvpGLabmQ
2nd Place: Rebecca Chen (Magdolna Bornemisza) https://youtu.be/npm01d45frI
3rd Place: Sophie Duan (Ling Chi Yang) https://youtu.be/hH655Fb-o78
Honorable Mention: Blake Chuang (Mihoko Nemoto) https://youtu.be/yo6xOp2GwWI, Jonah Figueroa (Anna Juliar) https://youtu.be/elrXpKriqKA, Orion Shen (Magdolna Bornemisza) https://youtu.be/zW7mGc6iYLw
 
Division 2
1st Place: Alicia Jiang (Dana Burnett)https://youtu.be/b6qc3l0Y_0Q
2nd Place: Allen Zhu (Ling Chi Yang) https://youtu.be/Q7ElfwQeE6M, Kathy Xu (Berta Godkin)https://youtu.be/SCvEtv5-SvE
3rd Place: Hannah Li (Tatiana Djangirov)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7lzBdLUWvBc
Honorable Mention: Luna Zhao (Mihoko Nemoto) https://youtu.be/hImrZZsBTP
 
Division 3
1st Place: Robin Moon (Cho-Hyun Park)https://youtu.be/j2G6vU7c-T0
2nd Place: Dylan Zhang (Seiran Sohn)https://youtu.be/R0qW2loT7_I
3rd Place: Rika Ogiwara (Toshiko Barrett) https://youtu.be/UDiKSmx6sFw
Honorable Mention: Seojin Lee (Eunice Ahn)https://youtu.be/Ath24bZKRI0, Mika Bachand (Mihoko Nemoto) : https://youtu.be/eoJRpzru-Qw Hinoka Nakamura (Mihoko Nemoto) https://youtu.be/bV4ySUnQwvA
 
Division 4
1st Place: Julianne Cheng (Dana Burnett)https://youtu.be/Q5dypacZhyc
2nd Place: Kenzo Compilati (Toshiko Barrett)https://youtu.be/2S-Vbwt8dIw
3rd Place: Allen Hulbert (Mihoko Nemoto)https://youtu.be/WVe-oRvHyCg
Honorable Mention: Claire Kang (Eunice Ahn)https://youtu.be/7-rSSIJmJlM Eric Ryu (Cho-Hyun Park)https://youtu.be/8Ch8H-eRkvg
 
Division 5
1st Place: Sarah Wu (Berta Godkin) https://youtu.be/RzbHqj6Xxyc
2nd Place: Yeonwoo Chu (Cho-Hyun Park)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLtnuTF1a1w
3rd Place: Andrew Hulbert (Mihoko Nemoto)https://youtu.be/HgQYQG67yQM
Honorable Mention: Renee Cai (Berta Godkin)https://youtu.be/_H9ZLJHiahE

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DATE:  Saturday, May 28, 2022

Registration opens: TBD  Registration closes: TBD

Where: Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad

Fee:  $35  The teacher registers and pays online at NSDMTAC.com.

Co-Chairs:   Olivia Donald and Ling-Chi Yang

Festival Rules and Guidelines

  1. This competition is open to pianists of teachers and contributory members of NSDMTAC. All participants must have a signed copy of the NSDMTAC Consent/Release Form on file before the registration deadline.
  2. Student limit: 9 students per teacher.
  3. Students will compete based upon their age as of May 28, 2022. The age divisions are as follows:  
    a. Division I (age 9 and under)
    b. Division II (age 10-11)
    c. Division III (age 12-13)
    d. Division IV (age 14-15)
    e. Division V (age 16-18)
  4. Compositions must be in their original form, No transcriptions, key changes, or arrangements. No unpublished works.
  5. A First, Second, and Third place and possibly Honorable Mentions will be awarded for each Division at the judges’ discretion and will be announced through email.
  6. Judges’ decisions are final.

Due – TBD

1. Completed Application form online
2. Payment online
3. A signed copy of the NSDMTAC Consent/Release Form
4. A copy of age proof document (examples: Passport, Birth Certificate, School ID with Birthdate)