Hawaii Piano Students Win MTNA Southwest Regional Competition

Hawaii Piano Students Win MTNA Southwest Regional Competition

Local piano students Sophie Nguyen and Jairus Rhoades have dreamed big and practiced hard, and their efforts have paid off in a big way. On January 15th, Nguyen, a freshman at ‘Iolani School, and Rhoades, a freshman at Punahou School, were announced as the winning Piano Duet in the Music Teachers National Association’s (MTNA) Southwest Division Competition.

Chad Uyehara is HMTA Teacher of the Year

Chad Uyehara is HMTA Teacher of the Year

The MTNA Teacher of the Year Award recognizes an individual who has made a difference in students' lives, has contributed to the advancement of music in the community, and is an example of a dedicated professional music educator. HMTA is happy to announce that Chad Uyehara has been selected as the Hawaii Music Teachers Association Teacher of the Year.