ALUMINI 

 

Jason C.- (2014-2019) - Roy & Diana Vagelos Program in life Science and Mangement at University of Pennsylvania (2019-2023)

Jason L. - (Sept 2011-Aug 2019) Architecture Design at New York University (2019-2023)

          2017-completed saxophone RCM 8 (with honours)   

          2017-competed in Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festival: 1st place in Grade 8 Repertoire category    

          2015-completed saxophone RCM 6   

          2013-completed saxophone RCM 4 (with honours)

Shawn M. (2014-2017) University of Toronto (2019-2023)

Justin T.(2012-2016) Grad 2019

        : 2016-GVY Sax Quartet member - 1st place at Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festival

        : 2016-completed saxophone RCM 8 with first class honours 

        : 2015-completed saxophone RCM 6 with first class honours 

        : 2014-completed saxophone RCM 4 with first class honours

        : 2013-2016-competed in Richmond Music Festival & Vancouver Kiwanis with top 3 placements 

David W.-  (Sept 2014-Aug 2019) Economics at University of California - Davis (2019-2023)

         2019 - Completed Saxophone RCM 10 with first class honours with Distinction (summer 2019)

        2018- competed in Canadian Music Competition and achieved 2nd place at the National Final for 16-years-old          woodwind category

          2018-recipient from Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festival:

                  - Vancouver Community College Music Entrance Scholarship

          2017-competed in Canadian Music Competition and achieved overall mark of 86 (first CMC competition)

          2017-competed in Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festival:

                  - 1st place in grade 9 Repertoire category 

                  - 1st place in 15 & under Baroque category 

          2017-completed saxophone RCM 9 exam - summer 2017 (first class honours)

          2017-recipient of school's (McMath Secondary) music student of the year (senior Concert Band Gr 9-12) 

          2016-competed in Vancouver Kiwanis with 2nd placement in two participating categories

          2016-completed saxophone RCM 8 with first class honours with distinction     

          2015-completed saxophone RCM 6 with first class honours with distinction                                                                                         2015-recipient of RCM Grade 6 provincial gold medal with mark of 97 

Clara Y.- grade 5-8 (2009-2013) University of Toronto (2019-2023)

          : competed in Vancouver Kiwanis 2011 & 2012 with top 3 placements in participating categories

Megan C - (2016 - 2018) - Double Major in Engineer & Saxophone (Music) at Michigan (Ann Arbor) University (2019-2023) *international student with Canadian study visa*

          2018-competed in Vancouver Kiwanis Music Competition in two participating categories 

          2018-completed RCM 6 theory exam with first class honours (Winter 2018)

          2018- selected for VAM honour band  

          2017-recipient for top senior band music award for Southpointe Academy 

          2017-completed saxophone RCM 6 exam with first class honours (Summer 2017)

Harrison L. (2012-Aug 2017) Science at University of British Columbia (2018-2022)

          2017-completed saxophone RCM 6 winter exam with first class honours

          2017-GVY Sax Quartet member (Canadian Music Competition) achieved overall mark of 83

          2017-GVY Sax Quartet member - Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festival (second place)

          2017-competed in Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festival: 2nd place in Grade 6 repertoire category

          2016-GVY Sax Quartet member - 1st place at Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festival 

          2015-completed saxophone RCM 4 with first class honours

 

Kevin X. (June 2016 - Aug 2017) New York University (2018-2022)

          2017-completed saxophone RCM 6 with honours

          2017-competed in Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festival:

                  - 2nd place in 17 & under contemporary composers category

                  - 2nd place in 17 & under modern & 20th Century category

 

Harry X. (2013-2017) Political Science & Saxophone Performance Major at Northwestern University (2019-2022)

          2018: Vancouver Kiwanis music Festival placements

          2018: alto saxophonist in the National Youth band of Canada 

          2017-BCMEA (Music educations association) honour wind ensemble (lead alto/section leader)

          2017-auditioned for Pacific Symphonic Wind Ensemble Youth Competition 

          2017-completed saxophone RCM 10 with first class honours with distinction (Jan 2017)

          2017-recipient of Richmond branch BCRMTA's highest mark for RCM woodwind Grade 10 (Jan 2017)

          2017-Envision Jazz Festival best Junior/Senior Jazz Band soloist scholarship (Tom Lee)

          2017-selected alto saxophonist for Envision Jazz Festival senior 'Rep' band

          2017-performed in Southridge School Cafe Concert

          2017-selected alto saxophonist in the Canadian National Youth Band (denoted section leader)

          2017-accepted into Tanglewood Summer Music Institute

          2017-accepted into Interlochen International Wind Band

          2017-competed in Canadian Music Competition; overall mark of 91 in the audition round 

                  -achieved second place in the national round with a mark of 91

          2017-GVY Sax Quartet member (Canadian Music Competition) 

          2017-GVY Sax Quartet member - Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festival (second place)

          2017-competed in Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festival:

                  - 1st place in open Modern & 20th century category 

                  - 2nd place in open woodwind concerto category 

          2017-received 2 scholarships from Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festival:

                  - 16 & under Phoenix Music Studio Saxophone scholarship 

                  - Open woodwinds Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festival scholarship

          2016-BCMEA (Music educations association) honour wind ensemble 

          2016-competed in Vancouver Kiwanis 2016 with 1st and 2nd placement in two participating categories

          2016-recipient of Gr 10 Jazz music award for Southridge School

          2016-selected alto saxophonist for Envision Jazz Festival Junior/senior 'Rep' band 

          2016-performed in Southridge School Cafe Concert

          2016-competed in Canada Music Competition, made to provincial (2nd) round 

          2016-GVY Sax Quartet member - 1st place at Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festival

          2015-BCMEA (Music educations association) honour wind ensemble 

          2015-completed saxophone RCM 8 with first class honours (summer 2015)

          2015-selected alto saxophonist for Envision Jazz Festival Junior 'Rep' Band

          2015-recipient of Gr 9 most outstanding Band member & Jazz studies award (Southridge School)

          2015-competed in Vancouver Kiwanis 2015 with 1st and 2nd place in two participating categories  

        2014-completed saxophone RCM 6 with first class honours (summer 2014)

Steven Z.(2011- 2017) New York University (2017-2021)

          2017-winner of St George's School grade 12 concerto competition       

          2016-recipient of BCRMTA ARCT performance woodwind highest mark award from summer 2016 exam session

          2016-completed ARCT performance with first class honours with distinction in the summer term

          2016-recipient of St George's School Grade 11 Lily Vera music scholarship

          2016-selected alto saxophonist into the National Youth Band

          2015-competed in CMC: Canadian Music Competition, made to provincial round (2nd round)

          2015-recipient for Saint George's School Grade 10 Music Scholarship award of $500

          2015-accepted into the Tanglewood summer music institute camp

          2015-completed saxophone RCM 10 with honours

          2014-current-competed in Richmond Music Festival & Vancouver Kwanis with top 3 placements in participating               categories

          2013-completed saxophone RCM 8 with honours

Eric W.(Jan 2015-August 2017) University of California - LA (2017-2021)

          2017-GVY Sax Quartet member (Canadian Music Competition) achieved overall mark of 83

          2017-GVY Sax Quartet member - Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festival (second place)

          2017-competed in Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festival 

          2017-completed saxophone RCM 9 

          2016-competed in Vancouver Kiwanis with 1st and 3rd place in two participating categories

          2016-GVY Sax Quartet member - 1st place at Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festival

          2015-completed saxophone RCM 8 with honours 

David H (2011-2016) Studying literature at University of Toronto (2017-2021)

        : completed saxophone RCM 8 with honours (winter 2016)

        : competed in 2016 Vancouver Kiwanis with 2nd and 3rd place in participating categories  

Mike W.(2013-2015) Grad 2016

          completed saxophone RCM 6 (Summer 2013) & RCM 8 (winter 2015)

Brilliance Hui Z. (2009-2015) University of British Columbia (2016-2020)

         : completed saxophone RCM 4 & 6 with first class honours; RCM 8 & 10 with honours                                                        : competed in Richmond Music festival & vancouver kwanis 2012-2015 with top 5 placements in participating                    categories

Robert Y. (2010-2013) Western University (2016-2020)

          : completed saxophone RCM 4 & 6 with honours

Jaiden L. (2008-2011) University of British Columbia (2014-2017)

Michael L.- grade 7-11 (2008-2013) University of British Columbia (2014-2017)

          : completed saxophone RCM 6 & 8 with honours

Tommy L. (2012-2013) Simon Fraser University (2014-2017)

         : completed saxophone RCM 8 with honours

         : competed in Richmond Music Festival 2014 placing 2nd in participating category

Wilson H.- grade 8-11 (2009-2012) University of Toronto (2013-2016)

          : completed saxophone RCM 6 & 8 with honours

Kevin Z. - grade 11 (2011-2012) Grad 2013

         : completed RCM Intermediate Rudiments with first class honours

         : completed RCM Advanced Rudiments with first class honours with distinction

Larry G - (April 2018 - March 2019) Grad 2020

          2019-completed saxophone RCM 3 with honours (winter 2019)

Tina N - Grade 9 - 10 (2016-2018) Grad 2020

          2018-completed saxophone RCM 6 (winter 2018)

          2018-completed theory RCM 6 (spring 2018)

          2018-competed in Vancouver Kiwanis with 3rd place in participating category

          2016-completed saxophone RCM 4 with honours (spring 2016)

Charles Z. (2013-2018) Grad 2020

          2018- competed in Canadian Music Competition and achieved overall mark of 86 

          2017-GVY Sax Quartet member (Canadian Music Competition) achieved overall mark of 83

          2017-competed in Canadian Music Competition and achieved overall mark of 85 (first festival competition)

          2017-GVY Sax Quartet member - Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festival (second place)

          2017-competed in Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festival:

                  - 1st place in 15 years & under contemporary category 

                  - 1st place in 15 years & under woodwind concerto category 

                  - 2nd place in 15 years & under Romantic category 

          2017-received 1 scholarship from Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festival:

                  - 14 & under Phoenix Music Studio Saxophone scholarship 

          2016-GVY Sax Quartet member - 1st place at Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festival

          2016-completed saxophone RCM 6 with first class honours

Andy D.- (Sept 2012-2019) Grad 2023

          2018- co-recipient of Grade 8 top music student award for Saint George's School

          2017-recipient of Grade 7 most outstanding music award for Saint George's School

          2017- completed saxophone RCM 4 exam with first class honours

          2016-recipient of Grade 6 most outstanding music award for Saint George's School 

          2015-completed clarinet RCM 3 with first class honours 

          2015-recipient for Grade 5 music award for Saint George's School 

                                       

Lucas L. - grade 5 (Sept 2017 - Aug 2019) - clarinet/saxophone

Alex Z. - grade 7 (Sept 2017 - Dec 2018) 

Jackie W. - grade 8 (May 2017 - Dec 2018) - saxophone

Mozart School of Music (vancouver) Alumini:

Catherine W. - grade 10-11 (2009- June 2012) Berkeley University (2014-2017)

          : worked on alto saxophone repertoire in between RCM 6-10

Ian J- grade 8-10 (2011-2014) science at John Hopkins University (2017-2021)

          : completed saxophone RCM 6 & 8  with first class honours

          : competed in Richmond Music Festival & Vancouver Kiwanis festival 2012, 2013, 2014 with top 3                                      placements in participating categories

David H- grade 8-10 (2011-2015) University of Toronto (2017-2021)

          : completed saxophone RCM 6 with first class honours

Alex W - grade 7-8 (2012-2014): completed saxophone RCM 6 & 8 with honours

Yolanda J- grade 10 (2012-2013) Princeton University (2016-2020)

          : competed in Vancouver Kiwanis Festival 2013 with top 3 placements in                                                                               participating categories

Jason L- grade 6-9 (2012-2015)

          : completed saxophone RCM 4 with first class honours

          : completed saxophone RCM 6 with honours

 

 

 

 

 

                                    

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