Winter 2021 Recital - Dec 19, 2021

Gwendolyn Woods

[Piano] Up on the housetop
Teacher: Bettina Houser
 

Elizabeth Woods

[Cello] My Dreydl
Teacher: Jasmin Cruz
 

Gwendolyn Woods

[Violin] Monday’s Melody
Teacher: Cole Perez
 

Elizabeth Woods

[Piano] Call of the horn
Teacher: Bettina Houser
 

Spencer Wang

[Piano] Innocence and Dragon Flies
Teacher: Cuong Nguyen
Most Improved Recognition

Crystal Cheng

[Piano] Fugue No. 2 in C minor by Bach
Teacher: Cuong Nguyen
Best Technical Performance Award

An Bui

[Piano] The Merry Farmer - Schumann
Teacher: Cuong Nguyen
Most Improved Recognition

Dexter Reeb

[Piano] In the Hall of the Mountain King
Teacher: Ann Nguyen
 

Ellie Spring Pobiega

[Piano]
Teacher: Melody Tran
 

Karina Hemmad

[Piano]
Teacher: Melody Tran
 

Michael Jacobson

[Saxophone] Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
Teacher: Paige Whipp
 

Max Polizu

[Piano]
Teacher: Ekaterina Bessmeltseva
Most Improved Recognition

Mason Montrenes

[Piano]
Teacher: Bettina Houser
 

Léa Vaillant

[Violin] Minuet No. 2
Teacher: Cole Perez
 

Peyton Libunao

[Piano]
Teacher: Aline Sardao
Runner Up: Most Liked Performance Award

Sacha Vaillant

[Piano] Allegro by Mozart
Teacher: Cuong Nguyen
Most Improved Recognition

Deena Zainabadi

[Piano] Rudolph the red-nosed Reindeer
Teacher: Cuong Nguyen
 

Karlie Ryan Gardea

[Piano] Jingle Bells
Teacher: Jasmin Cruz
 

Kloe Marie Gardea

[Violin]
Teacher: Marisa Ramey
 

Luella Lam

[Piano]
Teacher: Bettina Houser
Best production and most liked award

Elyssa Hemmad

[Piano] Rudolph, the Red Nose Reindeer
Teacher: Jasmin Cruz
 

Jonathan Thornton

[Guitar] Etude n3 by Matteo Carcassi
Teacher: Hugo Nogueira
 

Lia Mokuau

[Violin] Waltz by J. Brahms
Teacher: Cole Perez
 

Huynh Tam Lam

[Guitar] Prelude BWV 999 by J.S.Bach and Study in E Minor by Mauro Giuliani.
Teacher: Hugo Nogueira
Best Musical Performance Award

Hunter Nguyen

[Piano] Jingle Bells
Teacher: Cuong Nguyen
 

Ruby Perez

[Piano]
Teacher: Bettina Houser
Most Improved Recognition

Lily Miyagishima

[Piano]
Teacher: Aline Sardao
 

Alex Chong

[Saxophone] Jingle Bells
Teacher: Gary Gould
Runner Up: Best Musical Performance Award

Ines Kim

[Piano]
Teacher: Caroline Campos
 

Katia Court

[Piano]
Teacher: Cuong Nguyen
 

Conrad Court

[Piano] Bagatelle
Teacher: Cuong Nguyen
 

Allison Ashley

[Piano] Chopsticks
Teacher: Arax Petrossian
 

Ava Geiger

[Piano] Jolly old saint Nicholas
Teacher: Arax Petrossian
 

Matthew Nguyen

[Piano] Jingle bells
Teacher: Arax Petrossian
 

Blake Keithly

[Piano] Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Teacher: Arax Petrossian
 

Reese Neiger

[Piano] Jingle Bells
Teacher: Bettina Houser
 

Joice Ngo

[Piano] Andante Moderato by Faure
Teacher: Cuong Nguyen
Runner Up: Best Technical Performance Award

Elliot Chisnall

[Piano] Prelude C minor by Bach
Teacher: Cuong Nguyen
 

Amelie Tan

[Cello] Wild West
 
 

Emily Hoang

[Piano] German Dance in Eb Major by Ludwig van Beethoven
Teacher: Natalie Do
 

Frequently asked questions

Please ask your teacher to register your name for the recital.

For virtual recital, this will reserve a place for you to post your performance video on this page. Your teacher can then help you with making your best performance video. Please limit performance to maximum 5 minutes. However, we will accept some exceptions based on the teacher's recommendation if the performance has to go a little over the time limit. The video must be submitted no later than the deadline using the Upload button (under your name). If you need any support, please contact us at contact@hbschoolofmusic.com.

For virtual recital, videos will be available for viewing and audience voting on the recital's planned date.

You only need to have a Facebook account to be able to vote. Just click or tap on the Like button. You can 'like' more than one performance.

If you're a HBSM teacher, you should see buttons to judge a video. If you don't see these buttons, please log in to the teacher portal and come back to this page.

The winner will be selected at the end of two weeks after the recital date. If there are multiple performances with the same highest number of likes, we will select one randomly for the reward.

Absolutely. We will be giving four Amazon $50 gift card awards, for the following categories. The winner(s) will be posted on the school's website. We will also contact and email the gift card to the family.

  • Best musical performance - judged by HB School of Music teachers
    • Musically and stylistically performed
    • Displaying contrasting and variety of emotions
    • Engaging
  • Best technical performance - judged by HB School of Music teachers
    • Display of good technical competency
    • Good execution of technically difficult works/passages
    • Level of difficulty for the work performed
    • Employing a good variety of techniques appropriate to the music
  • Best production - judged by HB School of Music teachers
    • Appropriate for the theme of this recital (Father’s Day or World Music Day)
    • Recording quality
    • Presentation and creativity
    • Extra points for group performances (duet/trio, etc.)
  • Most voted - voted by friends and families
    • The most liked video by peers, friends and family through Facebook