Destiny Sanders at NOPI

A big congratulations to Destiny Sanders, who received a scholarship to attend MASNO’s New Orleans Piano Institute at Loyola University New Orleans this month.  She has been working hard in both her private lessons at the Institute and in her master classes. Destiny Sanders in her master class with Kevin Chance

LFMC Junior Convention

The results are in!  Several students attended the Louisiana Federation of Music Club’s Junior Convention this week, where they competed against other students in the state who received Superior ratings at the LFMC Festival this spring.  A big congratulations to Rimi Mandal, who received Honorable Mention in the Vocal Solo – Musical Theatre, Musically Advanced […]

LFMC Festival Honors Recital

Last week, over 100 students from the New Orleans area participated in the Greater New Orleans Club’s LFMC Festival for piano and voice at the New Orleans Theological Seminary.  The most outstanding students from that event were chosen to perform in an Honors Recital at Hall Piano Company the next day, and I am proud […]

Romantic and Contemporary Honors Recital

Congratulations to all of my students who were chosen to participate in the 2016 Romantic and Contemporary Honors Recital at Loyola University New Orleans!  Theodore Commagere, Sarah Fath, Sneha Mondal, Joshua Ngo, and Destiny Sanders were all chosen to perform their audition pieces at the Honors Recital the day after the competition! Sneha Mondal, Joshua […]

Second Annual Lynn Celestin Memorial Scholarship Concert

Congratulations to 2015-2016 Lynn Celestin Memorial Scholarship winner and my student, Destiny Sanders, as well as 2014-2015 Lynn Celestin Memorial Scholarship winner and former student, Kaitlyn Tholen!  They performed an outstanding concert on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at Hall Piano Company.

2016 LFMC Junior Convention

Congratulations to all of the students who participated in the 2016 LFMC Junior Convention at the UNO Performing Arts Center on Saturday, May 14.  We had some outstanding results, and I am so proud of all of the students for stepping up to the plate! Piano Solo – Primary Class IV 1st Place in the […]

Romantic and Contemporary Auditions 2014

A very big congratulations to all of the students who participated in the Romantic and Contemporary Auditions on November 15th.  We had some outstanding results this year, including 3 medalists and 6 students chosen to play in the Honors Recital on November 16th at the UNO Performing Arts Center. Medalists: Sarah Fath, Nathaniel Kinchen, Elizabeth […]

Congratulations to Kaitlyn Tholen!

A very big congratulations to Kaitlyn Tholen, who is the first recipient of the Lynn Celestin Memorial Scholarship through the Steinway Society of New Orleans and Hall Piano Company.  With the help of my mother and Hall Piano Company sales associate Emily McWilliams, I founded this scholarship to honor the memory of my childhood teacher, […]


Wendy Yang, age 16 Sicilienne – R. Schumann Wendy Yang is a consistent, hard-working student.  After only two years of lessons, she has made exceptional progress through her diligent practice and attention to detail.  Following the purchase of a new piano, Wendy has been making great strides in every lesson.  Always up for a challenge, […]