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Whittier Branch — Southern California Junior Bach Festival

Bach Festival-1
1:30 program
Bach Festiva 2
2:45 program

The Keyboard Bach Festival was held April 3 at the Community Presbyterian Church of La Mirada.

 

Whittier Branch Certificate of Merit 2016

 

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Strings CM Chair Leslie Ho assisted by Laurel McMillen
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Tammy Tsai monitoring the test room
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the favorite part of the day for the students...that written test
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Joan Cain...raising cain?
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Laurel McMillen greeting a young player
Jane+Roger
Roger and Jane Oertel...faithfully solving all our problems, keeping everything running smoothly
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Cameraderie in the Theory Checking Room: Tom Strout, Robin Curtis,
Lisa Szu Huang, Doris Morioka, Caroline Su, Ru-Hsin Hsu, and Nona Zakharyan

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Tammy Ordaz, Hyo Jun, Lilliana Hsueh-Guttierez and Darlene Favenir checking theory tests
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Yunji Auh Hwang, Suzanne Wong, Tom Strout and Jerri Lee Owen
poring over many, many written tests of our piano students at Certificate of Merit for Whittier Branch
 


Whittier Branch VOCE Competition 2016 — February 20

Senior Solo Strings

Hon
Second Place Winner:
Derek Hon with pianist Naira Vardanyan

Junior Solo Strings

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First Place Winner:
Andrew Wang with pianist Irina Piliposyan

Intermediate Solo Strings

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First Place Winner:
Kelly Tsao with pianist Naira Vardanyan

Intermediate Solo Strings

Chong
Second Place Winner:
Matthew Chong with pianist Rob Woyshner
The Judges for VOCE
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Our students received excellent advice from the judges:
Dr. Nové Deypalan and Dr. Ernest Salem

 

gala

We performed a Gala Fundraising Concert November 16, 2014, and raised $1420 for scholarships for our students. Shown (L to R) Vahe Hayrikyan, Naira Vardanyan, Lousine Ketendjyan, Tatevik Yaghubyan, Hyo Jun, Leslie Ho, Patricia Lawson, Lyubov Solovyova, Kay Pech, Christine Lopez, Gloria Liu Traullé, Tammy Tsai, and Carol Hughes.