• The Finals Concert of the 2019 SSOMA competition

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Norman Lu

Division II: Third Place – Norman Lu Student of Dorothy Shi and Simon Xu Norman Lu, age 12, currently a 7th grader at Oak Hill Middle School in Newton MA, began studying piano at the age of 4. It has been said that “Norman expresses natural musical talent’ and ‘demonstrates a great sense of musical feelings.”  Norman has won numerous awards including the Grand Prix of the 2020 XI Chopin International Piano Competition in Hartford, CT, and prizes from Koffman NYC, William Knabe Concerto Baltimore, Radda Rise International Piano Competition, Steinway Piano Competition, and the MMTA. Norman has given public performances in venues such as New York’s

Sophia Popescu

Division I: Third Place – Sophia PopescuStudent of Tanya Schwartzman Sophia is 9 years old. She is entering 4th grade at East Elementary School in Sharon, Massachusetts. Her favorite school subjects are math, music, and art. She loves her school because she has made many good friends and met wonderful teachers.  Sophia has been studying piano with Ms. Tanya Schwartzman since she was 5 years old. She loves sharing her passion for music with audiences at competitions and various performance venues. When asked what playing piano means to her, she wrote: “When I just started learning piano, I loved the sound that comes out of

Steinway & Sons offers National Virtual Competition

This year, the Steinway Society of Massachusetts Chose to continue their long-running competition as a virtual event.  Over 90 competitors joined and the winners were selected by a panel of regional judges.  The winners of the Steinway Society Competition are performing this fall during a series of Livestream recitals (see https://msteinert.com/live for more information).  Recently, Steinway New York announced the creation of a new national virtual competition, and is seeking participants via various channels.  Please note that Steinway Society of Massachusetts Competition participants and winners are encouraged to consider this national competition – it is a distinctly different and separate competition.  More on Steinway’s national competition at:  https://www.steinway.com/competition

Live Stream Concert Performance Schedule Announced

The Steinway Society is please to announce that M. Steinert & Sons will be conducting a series of live-stream performances from their new Newton location Starting September 17, 2020.  More information at msteinert.com/live