Studio of Ingrid Clarfield Spring Recital


Spring 2018 Recital

Congratulations to all my students for the following honors, awards, and performances since the December 2017 Recital

Keep up all the good work!

Performathon for CHOP

Raised a total of $6,972
Co-organizers – Sarah Liu, Alyssa Xu
Performers – Charlie Liu, Taksh Gupta, Gracelynne Hao, Sammi Li, Effie Li, Amber Wang, Sarah Liu, Alyssa Xu, Sky Han, Jennifer Liu, David Du

NJMTA Spring Recital Auditions

High Honors – Charlie Liu, Effie Li, Gracelynne Hao, Jacqueline Chen (5yrs award), Sammi Li (10yrs award), Taksh Gupta, Amber Wang, Alyssa Xu, Jennifer Liu, Sarah Liu (11yrs awards), Sky Han

2018 Camerata Artists International Competition

1st place – Effie Li (Group I) 2nd place – Sammi Li, Jacqueline Chen, Grace Wang (Group II)

Forte International Competition (performed at Carnegie Hall)

Gold, First prize – Taksh Gupta (Junior Category), Most Expressive Young Performer Gold – Sky Han

Golden Key Music Festival (performed at Carnegie Hall)

Gold Prize – Amber Wang, Gracelynne Hao, Taksh Gutpa, Sarah Liu, Sky Han

Online Great Composers Competition

1st Place – Grace Wang, the Best Mozart Performance (UK, age 14-16)
2nd Place – Gracelynne Hao, the Best Haydn Performance

AMTL New York Young Performers Prize Competition (NYYPP)

1st Prize – Gracelynne Hao (with $100, invited to AMTL Honors Concert at Steinway Hall) Runner Up – Jennifer Liu (invited to AMTL Honors Concert at Steinway Hall)

Princeton Steinway Competition

2nd Prize – David Du
Honorable Mention – Alyssa Xu (Group III), Sarah Liu (Group IV)

Music-Fest Rising Talents Competition (performed at Carnegie Hall)

Grand Prix Prize – Jacqueline Chen, Alyssa Xu, Jennifer Liu

Elite International Music Competition (performed at Carnegie Hall)

1st Prize – Alyssa Xu (Intermediate Level) 1st Prize – Jennifer Liu (Got invitation to perform concerto with Orchestra)

NY Piano Teachers Congress Honor Program

Gold – Sky Han Honorable Mention – Sammi Li (Group III)

2nd Place in 2018 Middle School Math League (6th Grade NJ regional qualification test)

Won Best New School Award at 2018 MathCounts Chapter Competition (4-kids team)

Won 5th Place in 6th Grade (individual) & 1st Place in 3-6 Grades (team) during the 2018 Elementary

Math League State Champion Contest

Gracelynne Hao

New Jersey Zone Team

Best Anchor Award for School News Broadcast

Amber Wang

Kids on Keys Concert to support Autism Awareness in Pollak Theater

Helped Organize A Benefit Concert for Sphoorti Charity Foundation

Semi Finalist at USTA U12 Boys’ 12 Singles at Monroe Sports Center Memorial Day Open

Taksh Gupta

Won 1st Place at the Crescendo International Competition (performed at Carnegie Hall)

Won Silver Medal at the Mid-Atlantic Junior Rowing Championships – U17 boat (Lawrenceville School)

Jacqueline Chen

Won 1st Place at the NJ Future Problem Solving Program: Middle Global Issues Alternate

Alyssa Xu

Honorable Mention in the III Paderewski International Piano Competition, Young Artist Category (age 13-17)

Won 2nd Place at National Dance Showcase (Teen Lyrical)

Grace Wang

Invited concerto performance with Sempre Musick Orchestra at Killian Hall at Massachusetts Technology Institute, Boston

Jennifer Liu

2nd Place at the Concert Artists International Virtuoso Competition

Wilberforce School Visual Arts Awards

Sarah Liu

Finished in 5th Place at the American Regional Mathematics League in A Division (team)

Charlie Liu

Finished in 2nd Place in the Sally Ride Girls Math and Science Contest (5th Grade)

Effie Li