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6 WPMA Students Win Prizes at 1st Giovanni International Violin Competition!

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William Pu Music Academy congratulates the six violin students who received prizes at the inaugural Giovanni International Violin Competition. The Competition received video entries from almost 200 young musicians representing countries such as China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Denmark, Norway, and the United States of America. Receiving prizes were: Group A (11 years old and under):…

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6 WPMA Students Advance in New Competition

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On October 12, 2020, Olivia Kim, Charlotte Jeong, Yining Zhang, Angelina Lu, Brandon Lee, Jeremiah Jung were announced to advance to the 2nd Round of Inaugural Giovani International Violin Competition in Italy. This new competition was co-founded by one of Atlanta Festival Competition’s co-founders, Ms. Lin Wei Sigurgeirsson, and our own William Pu will serve as…

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21 WPMA Students Find Success with Regional Youth Orchestras!

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William Pu Music Academy is thrilled that the following 21 students successfully auditioned for 2020-2021 area youth orchestras! The concertmaster (1st chair) and the principals (1st chairs) of viola and cello sections of the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra are our WPMA students!! Congrats everyone! 🎉🎉👍🏻👍🏻 Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Violin: Jeremiah Jung (Concertmaster), Kevin Chen,…

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8 WPMA Students Win Prizes at Inaugural Atlanta Festival Academy Competition!

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We offer a big “Congratulations!” to seven William Pu Music Academy students who placed first, second, or third in their divisions of the very first Atlanta Festival Academy Competition. As with the first AFA last summer, this Competition was an immediate international success and drew 89 competitors from seven countries! So with such a large…

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Congrats to WPMA students who won the 2020 GMTA Auditions awards!

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A huge congratulations to the following WPMA string students for winning awards in the 2020 GMTA (Georgia Music Teachers Association) State Auditions! Bravo to all the winners and their teachers – Amy Chang and William Pu! 🎉🎉 ~ Strings/Classical Guitar Audition ~Outstanding Performer Conference Recitalists (1st prize winners!)Olivia Kim (violin) Grade 2 & 3 levelJason…

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Congrats to WPMA students who are 2020 Georgia’s Governor Honors Program Finalists!

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William Pu Music Academy proudly recognizes Emma Surbrook (cello), Nicholas Chang (viola), and Cal Walrath (cello), all of whom were accepted to Georgia’s Governor’s Honors Program for 2020! Although GHP has sadly been canceled this summer due to COVID-19, this wonderful accomplishment will never be taken from Emma, Nicholas, and Cal. Congratulations to all three…

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Staying Motivated to Practice During Quarantine – 10 Tips from The Strad Magazine

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The Strad is one of the top magazines in the world focused upon string instruments and the musicians who play them. Recently they published this set of 10 suggestions by violinist Esther Yoo to help maintain the motivation to practice during quarantine lockdown. We encourage all WPMA students and families, whether string players or pianists…

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WPMA Collaborates with Atlanta Chinese Entrepreneur Club to Donate Large Amount of PPE!

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Founder of the William Pu Music Academy and member of the Atlanta Chinese Entrepreneur Club (ACEC), William Pu combined financial forces with fellow members of the ACEC to purchase and donate a very large amount of Personal Protective Equipment. In total they donated more than $100,000 worth of PPE to area hospitals, doctors’ offices, and…

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WPMA faculty Dr. Raffi Besalyan will perform & discuss Rachmaninoff on Feb. 14!

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WPMA piano faculty, Dr .Raffi Besalyan will perform and discuss the interpretative and technical aspects of piano works of S. Rachmaninoff! Friday, February 14 at 11 a.m.England Piano3740 Dekalb Technology Parkway, Suite A, Atlanta, GA 30340 This event is open to the public! Hope to see you all there!

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Congrats to 29 WPMA students who won 2020 GMEA All-State Orchestras positions!

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Congratulations to the following 28 WPMA students who were selected for the 2020 Georgia Music Education Association (GMEA) All-State Orchestras!  Of the 20 concertmaster, principal, and assistant principal positions available to violin, viola, and cello players, WPMA students won 7 of these positions! And thank you to all the wonderful teachers who prepared these students for…

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