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KMF piano competition winners 2015

SPECIAL MENTION | Encore 2015 Piano Competition Winners & Participants

I would like to take a moment to mention and re-congratulate some of the students that were inspired to showcase their music at the 2015 Kiwanis Music Festival last year. It is not an easy feat — getting up to perform within a formal setting in front of an audience and a panel of judges. The dedication and diligence, that was displayed by each student during preparation for their piano competition, are undeniable, as well as their passion for music and desire to share what they’ve learned.

Our 2016 piano competition winners and participants will be announced very soon. Best of luck to those that are preparing for their upcoming performances!



Arek Sarmazian
2nd Place Award — Piano Solo – Grade 1 – Studies/Etudes (“Relay Race” – Jon George)
First Class Honours — Piano Solo – Grade 1 – List B

Talar Sarmazian
First Class Honours — Piano Solo – Grade 4 – List A

Jada Carlton
1st Place Award — Piano Solo – Grade 4 – List A (“Minuet in G Major” – Christian Petzold)

Curtis Cheng
2nd Place Award — Piano Solo – Grade 7 – List B (“Sonatina in C Major, 1st movement” – Muzio Clementi)


Kiwanis Music Festival 2015
AREK SARMAZIAN (2nd Place Award – Grade 1) and JADA CARLTON (1st Place Award – Grade 4)
Kiwanis Music Festival 2015
CURTIS CHENG (2nd Place Award – Grade 7)


Competitors or not, Piano classes have consistently shown big rewards in life for those studying the art, so while not every student in our North York Piano Studio  

is actively participating in competition we do suggest it be some all students experience at least once to get full experience of their efforts.


Thanks and again congrats to everyone who made the results possible.




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