Monday, June 13, 2016

Congratulations to all the winners of Spring 2016 Semester!

State Rally 6/4/2016 Winners: Gabi Cuadra 2nd of Level B Ethan Guo 2nd of Level I June Moon 1st of Level I Alison Qi 3rd of Level II Honorable Mentions: Kathy Hu Level B Camila Cuadra Level I Isabella Yan Level I Hugo Widjaja Level I Tristan Lin Level II Baton Rouge District Rally 4/23/2016 and 4/30/2016 winners: Winners of the Performance Area: Prep A: Megan Guo(2nd). Brandon Yan(3rd). Abigil Qi(Honorable Mention) Prep B: Stanley Lin(1st). Gabi Cuadra(3nd). Kathy Hu(Honorable Mention). Sarah Liu(Honorable Mention). Alex Buriege(Honorable Mention). Level I: Camila Cuadra(1st). June Moon(2nd). Isabella Yan (2nd). Hugo Widjaja (3rd). Ethan Guo(Honorable Mention). Level II: Alison Qi(1st). Tristan Lin(2nd). Level III: Allen Wang(1st) Level IV: Mark Chasuk(2nd) Outstanding Achievements of 2016 Rally Baton Rouge District: Prep A: Megan Guo, Brandon Yan, Prep B: Alex Buriege, Gabi Cuadra, Kathy Hu, level I: Camila Cuadra, Ethan Guo, June Moon, Isabella Yan, Devyani Vij, Level II: Monica Chasuk, Tristan Lin, Alison Qi. 2016 Allen-Fleming Audition: Level IV: Catherine Ledoux(1st). LFMC State Junior Convention winner: Pinao Solo: Level Medium Class: Gabi Cuadra(1st). Moderately Difficult Class 1: Hugo Widjaja(1st). Level Moderately Difficult 2: Camila Cuadra(1st). Piano Duet: Level Difficult 1: Camila Cuadra and Ethan Guo(1st). Level Very Difficult 1: Monica Chasuk and Alison Qi(1st). Level Moderately Difficult 2: Gabi Cuadra and Widjaja(Honorable Mention). Debose National Piano Competition 2016: Piano Solo: 1st Grade: Abigil Qi(2nd). 2nd Grade: Megan Guo(1st). 3rd Grade: Stanley Lin(1st). 4th Grade: Gabi Cuadra(2nd). Kathy Hu(3rd). 5th Grade: Ethan Guo(3rd). June Moon(1st). Hugo Widjaja(3rd). 6th Grade: Isabella Yan(3rd). 7th Grade: Efe Meraler(3rd). 8th Grade: Tristan Lin(2nd). Monica Chasuk(3rd). Alison Qi(3rd). 9th Grade: Faith Loh(1st). 11th Grade: David Tran(2nd). Piano Duet: 1st Grade to 5th Grade: Gabi Cuadra and Kathy Hu(3rd). Ethan Guo and Widjaja(3rd). 6th Grade to 8th Grade: Camila Cuadra and Tristan Lin(2nd). 9th Grade to 12th Grade: Monica Chasuk and Alison Qi(2nd). Mark Chasuk and Catherine Ledoux(2nd).

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Congratulations and see you all next year!

Congratulations to The Winners of Baroque and Classical contest of 12/12/2015: Adora Dinh, Bridger Gage, Monica Chasuk, Stanley Lin, Tristan Lin, Kathy Zhu, Gabi Cuadra, Hugo Widjaja, Camila Cuadra, Ethan Guo, June Moon, Allen Wang, The winners of Ensemble Competition of 12/5/2015: Ethan Guo and Camila Cuadra

Friday, November 20, 2015

The rest of the semester

Our last studio recital is this coming Saturday 11-12 at O'Neil Music house. We will have Thanks giving break from 11/22-11/27. Our coming competition will be ensemble competition at LSU school of music on 12/5 and Baroque and Classical competition at LSU school of music on 12/12. Our Fall semester ends on 12/16/2015.

Friday, March 6, 2015

Important dates to remember

Studio recitals are 3/14, 3/28, 4/11. Please talk to the teacher which day you will choose to participate. 4/18:Romantic and contemporary tournament 4/25 National Debose 5/2 rally level B-I 5/9 rally level A II-IV 5/2 Allen Fleming Audition 5/9 State Festival

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Important dates change

Our Romantic and contemporary tournament this spring will be on 4/18 instead of 3/14. Baton Rouge Rally 5/2 Prep A and Level II-IV. 5/9 Prep B and level 1. There will be no winner recital this year. mark your calendar: 4/18(tournament); 4/25(Debose);5/2(rally);5/9(rally).

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Studio class today

We will have our studio class today at Oneil music house at 11:00 till 12:00.

Monday, December 29, 2014

Spring of 2015

Spring semester of 2015 will starts on 1/5 and ends on 5/24. Please read the policy carefully. Ching Song's Piano Studio Policy Spring of 2015 (Jan.6th-May.23th) The full semester tuition and a nonrefundable $75 (per student) registration fee are due before the 1st lesson of the semester. Fees for music, contest, etc. will be due on the 1st lesson of the month when applicable. There are 5 months and 20 weeks in this semester. There will be approximately two studio class per month. Tuition for Private Teaching (monthly) Tuition for partnership teaching (monthly) $120 for 30 minutes (4-6 years old) $100 for 30 minutes (per students) $180 for 45 minutes $140 for 45 minutes (per Students) RULES FOR STUDENTS: • Remain within studio room at all time. No chatting or moving around is allowed while waiting in the studio. • Neatness is expected. Students are requested to come to lessons with hands washed, nails trimmed, and hair pulled back. Gum chewing is not allowed at piano lesson. Do not bring food or drink into the studio. • Be on time. Time will not be taken from the following lesson to accommodate late arrivals. • Practice every day and record your practice times. Bring all of your music and notebook. • Do not come to the lesson if you are sick or if you had a fever within the last 24 hours. RULES FOR THE PARENTS: • Parents are not to remain in the studio during the lesson time. • Check the notebook after each class and listen frequently to your child’s practice. • The beginner students should practice at least 30 minutes per day. Others should practice at least 45 minutes per day. • Parents are responsible for maintaining a well-tuned piano in a room free from distractions. (i.e. TV, pets, siblings) • Please do not park in front of the mailbox or in the driveway. Lock the door when you leave the car. • The repertoire that is given by the teacher is based on student’s level and ability. Parents might suggest but not force to change it. ATTENDANCE Once the time is scheduled for each student, no refund will be given for a missed lesson. Make up lessons will only be given due to real emergencies. If a make-up lesson is cancelled, there will be no more rescheduling. The make-up lesson needs to be completed within the month of absence. The teacher has to be notified in advance prior to cancellations. HOLIDAYS AND CONVENTIONS There will be no class on the week of Mardi Gras (3/1-3/7). The week of Spring Break (4/18-4/25). One lesson will be missed if the teacher chooses to attend the state or national convention. DISMISSAL The teacher may terminate lessons when: Student has behavioral or attitude problems; Nonpayment of tuition or other expenses. If a student studies piano with another teacher while he or she is enrolled in ChingSong’s studio. A conference call with the parents will be held prior to termination.