Student Photos!


Patrick Xu after participating in the 2012 Senior Steinway Awards Festival:

Bret Paddock playing double bass in the IVS -- I am happy that all our piano lessons and piano achievements helped with developing this part of your extraordinary talent: March 2012

Bret Paddock after performing the Regular High School Diploma program and his 10th year National program, qualifying him for the Paderewski Medal and $200.00 scholarship.

Mitchie Johnson achieved the Regular High School Diploma only after playing piano for 5.5 years.

Meisha Jones, very first National Guild audition:

Anais Perkins, performed her 4th National piano Guild audition:

Nubia Gonzales: Yeah! First audition! And ready for the next year:

Patrick Xu and Ranen Unger Hicks 1st places in Inland Empire Piano Festival February 2012

Bret Paddock February 11, 2012 after winning the Inland Valley Symphony audition, performing the Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue, with Eva Martin Hollaus.


Shanti Ryle 2011 Piano Guild High School Diploma completion, tenth year National Inaternational program, Paderewski Medal Winner:

Piano Guild auditions 2011: Gigi Paddock, Bret Paddock (age 17) and Eva Martin Hollaus
This was Bret's 8th year in the Piano Guild auditions with a 15-piece program, successfully performed. his program included the entire Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue and many beautiful solo works.

Patrick Xu (age 15) receiving the Steinway Festival scholarship award. May 2011

Cynthia Nguyen Phan (age 13) received an Honorable Mention with her composition "Sweet Dreams" in the American College of Musicians International Composition Competition. March 2011


Ranen Unger Hicks Young Pianist Competition 2010 - 2nd place.

Sai Sivapalan and Ranen Unger Hicks Branch and Regional S CA Junior Bach Winners 2010. Sai and Ranen performed at the Complete Works Competition in October 2010. Ranen received 2nd place in the Complete Works Competition performing the J. S. Bach Invention and Synphonia in F Major.
 Ranen and support team! Suzanne, Rob and Jem (sister).
Ranen (age 9) 2nd place Southern California Junior Bach Festival Complete Works Competition, October 2010.

 Ranen Unger Hicks 2010 Steinway Awards Festival Scholarship Recipient.
 Ranen Unger Hicks 2010 Steinway Festival Winner
Ranen Unger Hicks 2010 Steinway Festival Winner

Ranen Unger Hicks IEPF 2009 1st place.

Ranen Unger Hicks IEPF 2008

MTAC Convention 2006 Alex Few, Shanti Ryle, Bret Paddock, Shalini Nair, Eva Martin Hollaus

A few years later! At the Temecula Library.

Halloween 1999! - Time flies. And yes, we had fun playing piano. Everyone played beautifully.