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Two successful Piano Guild auditions

June 19th, 2011, No Comments

Vinayak and VishakhPillai completed their 2011 Piano Guild auditions.  Both performed a 5 piece program, that earned them a Bronze medal for their efforts. Both students are Honor students and participate in academic challenge classes. Congratulations to both for their dedication and accomplishments.

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Eva Martin Hollaus piano studio TVMTA Annual Piano competition results

June 5th, 2011, No Comments

Congratulations to Ranen Unger Hicks age 10, being awarded 1st place in the 6th grade and under category. Ranen received a trophy and a cash prize. Stacey Nguyen Phan age 8 received 4th place. Sai Sivapalan received an Honorable Mention in the 9-10 grade division. He is a very busy High Schooler and he had […]

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Subscription Page COMING SOON

April 10th, 2011, No Comments

AVAILABLE SOON: ASK EVA MARTIN PAGE: Everyone has questions! I am here to answer your questions! Ask me any question, so I can answer it either privately or via a teleseminar or via subscription. VIDEO COURSES: I am showing you exactly how I practice, how I go about fixing errors, what to listen for, how […]

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Play Piano In All Keys Books: Still on SALE?

November 2nd, 2010, No Comments

Play Piano In All Keys Fingering Charts 40% SALE – save literally years in practicing using these fingering charts!

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2010 National Piano Guild Audition Results

September 18th, 2010, No Comments

Hello all: I am happy to announce our Piano Guild auditions are finally complete. All students testing higher than Elementary B with a National (10 piece) or International (15 piece) program performed scales – ¬†musicianship phases and most chords / cadences and arpeggios musicianship phases as well. I used the book “Play Piano in All […]

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TVMTA Young Pianist Competition June 5, 2010, Results

June 5th, 2010, No Comments

I am happy to announce our Studio winners. 6th grade and below category: Ranen Unger Hicks received 2nd place performing the Chopin Waltz Op 64 No 3 Cassiopea Bostan received an Honorable Mention with a new piece. She performed the Clementi Sonatina Op 36 No 6, 1st movement. Cynthia Phan participated with a new piece: […]

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The ease of preparing my students with the new book "Play Piano in all Keys"

May 31st, 2010, No Comments

New scales, Chords / cadences, arpeggios book introduction: “Play Piano In All Keys” by Eva Martin Hollaus. I have been entering students in the Annual Guild Auditions since 2001 and average about 26 – 35 students each year with a National or International program. All my students, with the exception of students I only had […]

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September 10th, 2009, No Comments

Oh yes, it’s this time of year again, back to basics practicing scales, chords, arpeggios. Over the summer, I am always trying to push for completed pages in the theory books and push practicing scales, chords, arpeggios: making sure the fingering is absolutely accurate, the fingers and hand positions are curved the correct way – […]

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Eva Martin Hollaus Piano Studio, National Piano Playing Auditions Riverside, Temecula, San Diego – Escondido CA Results

July 19th, 2009, No Comments

Judge: Greta Berezovsky No Yrs in Guild auditions No YRS. National Winner Classification PGM No pieces 1 Jothy Yogarajah 4 4 IB N 10 2 Thulasi Yogarajah 4 4 ED N 10 3 Ranen Unger Hicks 4 4 ES N 10 4 Mitchell Johnson 4 4 IC N 10 5 Sai Sivapalan 7 7 IS […]

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MTAC Certificate of Merit (TM)

April 29th, 2009, No Comments

Congratulations to everyone who participated and tested in the Certificate of Merit (TM). I am very happy to announce, that everyone from our Studio, passed their exams. All the hard work, extra theory hours and additional practice, paid off. Please, congratulate: Bret Paddock, Level 8 Branch Honors Theresa Pailma, Level 6 Branch Honors Corrina Conway, […]

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