Pianists perform, receive recognition

Betty Jordan, a member of the Victoria Music Teachers Association, recently presented her piano students in recital at First Baptist Church in Port Lavaca. Students were presented with certificates and pins for participation in the 2019 National Piano Playing Auditions. All pianists played a national program of ten compositions including a musicianship test. Patricia Burnham served as the adjudicator for the annual event. Pianists who performed in the recital are: Stacy Zhang, Sydney Sun, Olivia Chen, Ryan Xu, Anne Liu, Kary Xu, Celeste Kwi, Doreen Luo, Jessica Zhang, Gigi Cheng, Angel Tung, and Tammy Zhang. Gigi Cheng and Angel Tung, non-guild participants, were awarded certificates for their many years of piano study. A reception was held following the recital in honor of the students. (Contributed photo)