We had a successful first-ever online festival! This year, we had nearly 300 participants and 61 cup winners.
February 1, 2020
Students performed with our faculty string quartet: Andrea Mattick, Dr. S. Eric Hawk, Nancy Mack, and guest, Dr. Grant Gilman.
Congratulations to graduating seniors, Cassie Bizzarro and Colin Shin!
Dr. Janet Landreth
January 4, 2020
Our students performed for Dr. Janet Landreth, retired piano professor from Colorado State University. Dr. Landreth was recently inducted to the Steinway Hall of Fame and is the Founder of the International Keyboard Odyssiad & Festival.
November 16, 2019
Congratulations to all of the students who performed in our 6 recitals.
Students received holiday music books for their recital gifts - a Hawk Music Academy tradition!
Chamber & Composition Camp
July 15-19, 2019
We enjoyed a 5 day summer camp, with half the day spent playing chamber music and the other half spent composing. The camp concluded with student performances/premieres and lunch at Happy Belly.
May 11, 2019
This was the first year our recitals were held at the Crabapple First Baptist Church in Milton. We enjoyed the beautiful piano, stage, and larger audience space. Our students and faculty did a wonderful job performing in this new venue.
Dr. Wyatt True
March 31, 2019
Our students performed in a Masterclass taught by violinist, Dr. Wyatt True. Dr. True is Executive Director of the Delgani String Quartet in Eugene, Oregon.
January 27, 2019
Approximately 20 students performed concerto movements in our recently built academy on January 27th. The students performed with our faculty string quartet and guest, Dr. Grant Gilman.
In picture: Colin Shin performed the 2nd movement of Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No. 2.
November 10 & 17, 2018
Our Fall Recitals were held at PianoWorks in Duluth on two days. We enjoyed a variety of pop, classical, jazz, movie music, and more.
Spring Awards Recitals
May 5, 2018
Our Spring Awards Recitals were held at PianoWorks in Duluth. We enjoyed a variety of pop, classical, jazz, movie music, and more. The recitals concluded with our end of year awards.
In picture: "Highest Achiever" award winners.
Dr. Evgeny Rivkin
November 25, 2017
Our students performed in a Masterclass taught by University of Georgia Piano Professor, Dr. Evgeny Rivkin.