Student Achievements 2014-2015

MSMTA Keyboard Musicianship Exams, November 2014

Name Levels Scores
Arumugam, Shakti 2 59
Chen, Zeming 3 60
Chen, Zeming 4 60
Christian, Anna Grace 1 & 2 59/57
Christian, Ethan 1 & 2 54/60
Das, Disha 1 & 2 60/60
Das, Sanjana 1 & 2 60/60
Dong, Vivian 1 & 2 60/58
Ghaed, Diba 5
Koo, Catherine 3 59
Koo, Catherine 4 53
Koutsouli 1 60
Liu, Grace 1 & 2 58/53
Lu, Amy 1 & 2 59/60
Maadhavan, Maanasa 8 43
Nayak, Adishree 1 59
Owusu, Matthew 1 & 2 60/60
Royster, Jade 1 & 2 58/60

NPSM Theory Exams, February 2015

  • Arumugam, Shakti
  • Chen, Zeming
  • Christian, Anna Grace
  • Christian, Ethan
  • Das, Dhruv
  • Das, Disha
  • Das, Sanjana
  • Gong, Bryan
  • Gong, Michelle
  • Koo, Catherine
  • Koutsoulis, Sophia
  • Lu, Amy
  • Liu, Grace
  • Liu, Kenneth
  • Maadhavan, Maanasa
  • Owusu, Aaron
  • Owusu, Matthew
  • Rajkumar, Shreya
  • Rajkumar, Sriman
  • Royster, Jade
  • Royster, Kennedy
  • Sambathkumar, Meghna
  • Senthil, Tarun
  • Senthil, Mina
  • Shaw, Kevin
  • Spendling, Caitlin
  • Vivekanandan Varsha
  • Vivekanandan Varun

MSMTA Theory Exams, March 2015

Name Levels Scores
Arumugam, Shakti 3 104
Chen, Zeming 9 & 10 100/95
Christian, Anna Grace 2 99
Christian, Ethan 2 102
Das, Dhruv 1 101
Das, Disha 1 & 2 105/103
Das, Sanjana 1 & 2 104/103
Gong, Brian 1 101
Gong, Michelle 1 & 2 105/101
Koo, Catherine 5 98
Koo, Catherine 4 53
Koutsoulis, Sophia 3 98
Liu, Grace 1 & 2 104/99
Lu, Amy 2 103
Maadhavan, Maanasa 10 & 11 101/93
Nayak, Adishree 1 & 2 105/102
Owusu, Aaron 2 90
Owusu, Matthew 3 102
Royster, Jade 3 & 4 101/97
Royster, Kennedy 3 & 4 101/97
Sambathkumar, Meghna 3 & 4 104/100
Senthil, Mina 4 90
Senthil, Tarun 2 93
Shaw, Kevin 1 & 2 104/104
Spendley, Caitlin 3 100
Traub, Charlotte 3 97
Vivekanandan, Varsha 7 & 9 91/93
Vivekanandan, Varun 76/98 104/100

MSMTA ENSEMBLE , March 2015

Name Grade
Vivekanandan, Varun & Varsha B
Royster, Jade & Kennedy A+
Christian, Anna Grace & Ethan A
Das, Disha & Dhruv B+
Liu, Amy Lu & Grace A-
Gong, Michelle & Bryan B+

MSMTA Keyboard Musicianship 5-Level Trophies

  • Diba Ghaed
  • Varun Vivekanandan
  • Varsha Vivekandan

MSMTA High School Exam, April 2015

  • Maanasa Maadhavan

Rockville Competition for Piano & Strings
April 17, 2015

Name Rating
Shakti Arumugam Very Good
Zeming Chen Superior
Anna Grace Christian Excellent
Ethan Christian Excellent
Sanjana Das Very Good
Disha Das Excellent
Dhruv Das Very Good
Vivian Dong Excellent
Diba Ghaed Very Good
Michelle Gong Very Good
Catherine Koo Excellent
Sophia Koutsouli Very Good
Kenny Liu Excellent
Grace Liu Superior
Amy Lu Very Good
Maanasa Maadhavan Excellent
Adishree Nayak Very Good
Matthew Owusu Excellent
Aaron Owusu Excellent
Joshua Petty Very Good
Jada Petty Very Good
Shreya Rajkumar Good
Sriman Rajkumar Very Good
Jade Royster Very Good
Kennedy Royster Very Good
Meghna Sambathkumar Very Good
Tarun Senthil Excellent
Caitlin Spendley Excellent
Varun Vivekanandan Very Good
Varsha Vivekanandan Excellent
Jackie Wang Very Good

MCMTA Judged Recital, April 19, 2015

  • Catherine Koo – High Honors

MSMTA Solo Competition,
May 1, 2015

Name Rating
Arumugan, Shakti Very Good
Chen, Zeming Honorable Mention
Koo, Catherine 3rd Place-Superior
Maadhavan, Maanasa Excellent
Royster, Jade Very Good
Royster, Kennedy Superior
Sambathkumar, Meghna Honorable Mention
Spendley, Caitlin Honorable Mention
Dong, Vivian Honorable Mention
Liu, Grace Excellent

MSMTA Gottlieb Competition, May 17, 2015

Name Rating
Catherine Koo Excellent
Zeming Chen Excellent
Maanasa Maadhavan Excellent
Meghna Sambathkumar Excellent

National Guild Auditions, May 23 & June 6, 2015

  • Arumugam, Shakti
  • Chen, Zeming
  • Christian, Anna Grace
  • Christian, Ethan
  • Das, Dhruv
  • Das, Disha
  • Das, Sanjana
  • Dong, Vivian
  • Ghaed, Diba
  • Gong, Bryan
  • Gong, Michelle
  • Koo, Catherine
  • Koutsoulis, Sophia
  • Liu, Grace
  • Lu, Amy
  • Maadhavan, Maanasa
  • Owusu, Aaron
  • Owusu, Matthew
  • Petty, Jada
  • Petty, Joshua
  • Rajkumar, Shreya
  • Royster, Jade
  • Royster, Kennedy
  • Sambathkumar, Meghna
  • Senthil, Tarun
  • Spendling, Caitlin
  • Vivekanandan, Varsha
  • Vivekanandan, Varun

North Potomac School of Music
Special Achievement Award
2014-2015

  • Zeming Chen

North Potomac School of Music
Distinguished Musician Awards
2014-2015

  • Elementary, Catherine Koo
  • High School, Maanasa Maadhavan

North Potomac School of Music
Senior Award
2014-2015

  • Varsha Vivekanandan

MSMTA Theory 5-Level Trophies

  • Catherine Koo

MSMTA Theory 8-Level Trophies

  • Varsha Vivekanandan