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  • Future Stars Today

    Future Stars Today

    2017 Simon Fiset Competition

    2nd — Jonathan Staley; 3rd — Shichu “David” Liu

    2017 NW Chopin Festival

    Gold — Shichu “David” Liu; Silver — Robert Yee

    2016 Outstanding Artist

    1st — Robert Yan; 2nd — Jonathan Staley; 3rd — Shichu (David) Liu

    2016 Crescendo Int’l

    1st — Nile Camai, Nicholas Chin, Travis Lee, Angela Lin, Shichu (David) Liu, Caroline Oei, Catherine Oei, Ivan Penev, Annika Renganathan, Rebecca Sun

    2016 American Protégé

    1st — Arthur Yan; Robert Yan
  • Ms. Tomoko Maki, (Piano)

    Tomoko Maki, born in Tokyo, Japan, is a solo piano performer, collaborative musician, and devoted teacher. She holds her Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance from Kunitachi College of Music and her Master of Music degree in piano performance from Central Washington University. In addition to having attended Ecole de Normal in Paris, France, Tomoko is currently pursuing her Doctoral degree in piano performance at the University of Washington under the guidance of Professor Robin McCabe. She has performed in masterclasses for Dmitri Alexeev, Stephen Drury, and Malcolm Bilson at the UW School of Music, where she has been a recipient of Helen Crowe Snelling Music Award and Ruth Sutton Watters Endowed Scholarship.

    Through extensive teaching experience, Tomoko is passionate about teaching, working with both children and adults. The two main foci of her philosophy and approach to piano teaching are developing good practicing habits and providing a positive learning experience. Ms. Maki is extremely pleasant and good-natured.

    Additional Languages Spoken: Japanese