Dedicated, Professional Piano Instruction
Roxane Lee, M. S., Nationally Certified Teacher of Music
Congratulations to Dixin, Ruby, Yanlin, Michael, Sofia and Laila for completing 100 consecutive days of practice!
Congratulations to Lorelai for winning second prize in the Schubert Club Awards Competition in the French music category!
Congratulations to Lorelai for winning third prize in the JUMY Competition sponsored by the JUMY Foundation of Danbury, CT.
Congratulations to Lorelai for her third performance at Carnegie Hall on April 15.
Congratulations to Dixin for completing the Level 8 ABRSM piano exam!
Congratulations to Lorelai for completing 200 days of consecutive practice!
Congratulations to Dixin and Lorelai for their acceptance to the Chamber Music Intensive summer program offered by the Danbury Music Centre.
Congratulations to Lorelai for winning second prize in the 38th Annual Audrey Thayer competition. "The Audrey Thayer competition is an event restricted to piano students performing at the highest level of accomplishment." She will perform at the Awards Concert on May 14, at the First Church of Christ in Farmington.
Congratulations to Emma, Katrina, Lucas, Ryan, Adam, Sofia, Madison and Lorelai for performing in the Young Musicians' Festival, sponsored by the Schubert Club of Fairfield County. Congratulations to Emma B. for earning her first gold cup by accruing 15 points in 3 years!
Congratulations to Lorelai for being a finalist in the JUMY piano competition.
Congratulations to Lorelai for earning the Judge's Discretionary Award for an extraordinary performance of exceptional literature at the NEPMTA Carnegie Competition. She achieved a perfect score and will perform at Carnegie Hall for the 3rd time on April 15 at the winners' concert.
Congratulations to Kate H. for being part of the cast of the NMHS musical. Sierra, an alumna, is also in the cast. Grant L, a recent alumnus, is playing the piano in the orchestra for the musical. Well done!
Congratulations to Ryan, one of the new pianists in the Schaghticoke Jazz Band.
Congratulations to Adam, one of the new pianists in the Sarah Noble Jazz Band.
Congratulations to Emma B. Tate, Sebastian and Lorelai for completing the 100-day practice challenge.
Congratulations to Sebastian, who plays piano regularly for his school's church services.
Congratulations to Katrina, Sofia and Lorelai for taking the RCM Music Development program piano exam.
Congratulations to Lorelai for her First Class Honors with Distinction score on the Advanced Theory Exam.
Congratulations to Lorelai for being awarded a merit scholarship to attend the Chamber Music Intensive at the Danbury Music Center.
Congratulations to Lorelai for placing 2nd in the "Music of the 19th Century" category in the international "Music of the Centuries competition, and placing 3rd in the "Music of the 17th Century" category.
Congratulations to Lorelai on her first place win in the Schubert Club's Bach competition.
Congratulations to alumna Rachel, who earned 3rd place for her composition the international Great Composers' competition.
Congratulations to Emma, Katrina, Lorelai and Ryan for earning the highest possible mark at the Young Musicians' Festival.
Congratulations to Lorelai for her earning her 2nd gold cup for the Young Musicians' Festival.
Congratulations to Emma and Katrina who auditioned for and made their school's jazz band piano!
Congratulations to Kate for earning a spot in her high school production of Cinderella!
Congratulations to Lorelai for making the regionals orchestra for violin!
Congratulations to Sebastian for earning First Class Honors with Distinction in the Royal Conservatory's Music Development program Basic Theory Exam!
Congratulations to Sierra, Sebastian, Rachel T. for completing the Royal Conservatory's Music Development program piano exam. Congratulations to Lorelai for completing both the RCM piano exam and theory exam!
Congratulations to April and Lorelai for their excellent performances at the Spring Festival, "Joy of Spring" sponsored by the Western Chapter of the CT State Music Teachers' Association.
Congratulations to Lorelai for being awarded an honorable mention at the Audrey Thayer competition, sponsored by the Hartford Chapter of the Connecticut State Music Teachers' Association!
Congratulations to Rachel T., April L. and Rachel P. for earning their gold cups in the piano solo event at the Young Musicians' Festival and to all the other students who participated, Sophia, Emma, Lorelai, Sierra, Madison, Isabella and Katrina.
Congratulations to Kate for winning a part in the chorus and to Grant for playing keyboard for the New Milford high school's musical.
Congratulations to Lorelai for her performance in the Tri State Certificate of Excellence Recital at Carnegie Hall. This is the second time she won the right to perform at Carnegie.
Congratulations to Lorelai for earning a gold medal from the Royal Conservatory of Music for achieving the highest score in the United States on the Level 5 Piano Exam in 2014.
Congratulations to Lorelai for earning the State Certificate of Excellence Award from the Royal Conservatory Music Development Program, and for earning the Center Certificate of Excellence Award.
Congratulations to Rachel P. for auditioning and being offered the position of junior accompanist for Sing Out CT!
Congratulations to Lorelai for earning 2nd place in the Audrey Thayer competition and for performing in the Winners' Recital.
Congratulations to Lorelai for earning 1st Class Honors with Distinction in the RCM Piano Assessment.
Congratulations to David, Rachel, April, Sierra. and Lorelai. for participating in the NGPT Piano Auditions.
Congratulations to Grant for an Honors score on the RCM Intermediate Theory Exam.
Congratulations to Lorelai for a 1st Class Honors with Distinction score in the RCM Basic Theory Exam .
Congratulations to Rachel and Lorelai for being selected to perform in the Western Chapter's Select Student Honors Recital.
Congratulations to April, Rachel, Grant, and Lorelai for participating in the Young Musicians' Festival Solo Event. Grant earned his first gold cup and all the other students achieved the maximum rating. Rachel needs just one more point to earn her gold cup in the composition category.June 2013
Congratulations to April for completing the 100-day practice challenge!
Congratulations to Christopher for completing the 100-day practice challenge!
Congratulations to Rachel T. and Lorelai and for completing the 100-day practice challenge. They both practiced 100 days in a row! I have sent your practice charts to "Piano Explorer".
Congratulations to April, Kevin, Rachel T. and Lorelai for performing in the Piano Solo Event at the Young Musicians' Festival at Fairfield University. Lorelai earned her gold cup this year, by accumulating 15 points! Congratulations to Rachel P. for participating in the Composer's Event at the Young Musicians' Festival. Her composition, "Spring Song" earned the maximum possible points. Great job everyone!
Congratulations to L. L. S. , who performed at Carnegie Hall in the Tri-State Certificate of Excellence Recital on February 9, 2013. She performed "Fountain in the Rain" by William Gillock. Brava!
Good luck to April, Rachel, Kevin and Lorelai who are preparing for the Young Musicians' Festival in March.
Take the 100-Day Practice Challenge! Have your name published in "Piano Explorer" by practicing 100 days in a row. Record your practice on this calendar. You can start any time, but if you miss a day of practice, you must start over from Day 1. Turn in your completed calendar to me and I will send it to "Piano Explorer". Good luck!
2012 Carnegie Hall RCM Achievement Program Results
Congratulations to April, Will, Lorelai, Grant and Sebastian for earning honors and high honors in the Carnegie Hall RCM Achievement Program Piano Assessment.
May 2012 Events
Good luck to April, Will, Lorelai, Grant, Sebastian and Kevin who are preparing for the NGPT Auditions and the Carnegie Hall RCM Achievement Program this month.
March 2012 Events
Congratulations to Rachel, who earned a superior rating for her composition "Hour of the Wood Sprites" at the Young Musicians' Festival composition event. Rachel's composition was also published in Opus 21., a collection of compositions from participants in the Hartford Chapter's CSMTA Young Composers' Day.
Congratulations to April, Kevin, Grant and Lorelai who participated in the piano solo event of the Young Musicians' Festival on March 19. You all worked so hard and gave beautiful performances!