ELITE PIANO STUDIOS
Winter Concert Dec.2021

Summer Concert 2019
Elite Piano Studios

Angela Guan performing with Lions Gate Sinfonia
- Piano Class: Nick Sergienko-

Elite Piano Studios

Piano Concert
Kay Meek Theatre 2019
- Piano Class: Lia Sergienko -

Summer Recital 2017
-Kay Meek Theatre -

RCM Examinations

Congratulations to our students,

Who Passed Royal Conservatory Exam with the Highest official mark over 90% – FIRST CLASS HONOURS WITH DISTINCTION!

Student Name:
MIKE CAO

Piano class: Nick Sergienko

 

Grade 7 
Official mark 91% – First Class Honour with Distinction

 

Adjudicator commentaries:

  • ” Congratulations on this superior achievement, Mike – this was an extremely well-prepared exam in all aspects.”
  • ” This was an outstanding performance.”
  • ” You performed this with clarity and sophistication, and with evenness and wonderful balance.”
  • ” This was an elegant and stylistically pleasing rendition – congratulations!”

 

RCM Adjudicator
Pamela Palmer Jones

Student Name:
WILLIAM REES-JONES 

Piano class: Nick Sergienko

 

Grade 9 
Official mark 94% – First Class Honour with Distinction

 

Adjudicator commentaries:

  • “Outstanding dynamic range, with beautiful pianissimos!”
  • “The opening dolce is beautifully presented, and the shape and character of   the phrases is superbly articulated”
  • “The phrases show excellent shape and the work’s structure is clear.”
  • ” You wonderfully communicate the feeling directive.”

 

RCM Adjudicator
Daniel Mahlberg

 

 

 

 

Student Name:
ISABELLE HADAD 

Music theory class: Nick Sergienko

 

Grade 8 – Advanced Rudiments
Official mark 100% – First Class Honour with Distinction

Student Name:
 ALEX ZHANG

Piano class: Nick Sergienko

 

Grade 6
Official mark 94% – First Class Honour with Distinction

 

Adjudicator commentaries:

  • “Gentle and tasteful playing, Bravo!”
  • “A very sensible and stylistically conscious performance with a hint of lyrical input.”
  • “An excellent balance between hands was achieved and audible today
  • “Extremely musically with the mature skill of phrase shaping.

 

RCM Adjudicator
 Tatiana Voitovitch

Student Name:
Derek Li

Piano class: Nick Sergienko

 

Grade 4 
Official mark 92% – First Class Honour with Distinction

 

Adjudicator commentaries:

  • “I really enjoyed your expressive interpretations. You were very well prepared.”
  • “A highly sensitive interpretation.”
  • “The linear melodic ideas emerge wonderfully.”
  • “The pedal is effectively employed and highlights the harmonic changes precisely.”

 

RCM Adjudicator
Anita Beaty

 

Student Name:
LORRIS QIN

Piano class: Nick Sergienko

 

Grade 6 
Official mark 94% – First Class Honour with Distinction

 

Adjudicator commentaries:

  • “One of the best performances I have heard of this Little prelude, Lorris – Bach would have been pleased to have heard it!”
  • “Excellent dynamic levels presented throughout with delightful accents gave this a high degree of polish – bravo!”
  • “I particularly admired the musicality and many layers of refinement inherent in this performance!”

 

RCM Adjudicator
Sarah Konecsni

Student Name:
 TIFANY  WANG

Piano class: Nick Sergienko

 

Grade 5
Official mark 92% – First Class Honour with Distinction

 

Adjudicator commentaries:

  • “You are a very expressive performer, Tiffany. I hope to hear you again in Level 6!”
  • “A confident opening with excellent depth of tone.”
  • “The articulation was stylistic and the terraced dynamics to showcase repeated motives was very effective.”
  • A lyrical and expressive performance with superb balance between the hands.”

 

RCM Adjudicator
Natacha Frid Finlay

Student Name:
AHAN JA

Piano class: Nick Sergienko

 

Grade 3
Official mark 92% – First Class Honour with Distinction

 

Adjudicator commentaries:

  • “A polished performance with beautiful singing tone and fine balance!”
  • “An expressive performance with emotion and personal connection.”
  • “Excellent choice of tempo with convincing character.
  • “Extremely musically with the mature skill of phrase shaping.”

 

RCM Adjudicator
Anne Lin

Student Name:
MIKE CAO

Piano Class: Nick Sergienko

 

Grade 5 
Official mark 92% – First Class Honour with Distinction

 

Adjudicator commentaries:

  • “Congratulations for a very well-prepared exam and outstanding result!”
  • “Wonderful balance and attention to the stylistic elements of Baroque articulation. An authentic performance!”
  • “The phrase line was shaped with momentum and a strong rhythmical pulse. A convincing performance of this piece. Bravo!”
  • “Wonderful balance and contouring off the melodic line, confident performance.”
  • “All the best for future playing.”

 

RCM Adjudicator
Barbara K Byczko

Student Name:
AMY GE

Piano Class: Nick Sergienko

 

Grade 6
Official mark 96% – First Class Honour with Distinction

 

 

Adjudicator commentaries:

  • A steady and solid performance with a lively sense of forward.
  • A beautifully prepared program – musical and thoughtful!
  • You capture the serenity of this beautiful piece very well indeed.
  • All the best to you as you continue on your musical journey.

 

RCM Adjudicator
Katherine Fraser