Flavio Formigoni Piano Studio is one of the top piano schools in the Lower Mainland. We offer unparalleled development in piano technique, artistry, and showmanship. Through our unique and thorough teaching methods we can unlock your child's inner musical spirit.
"To play a wrong note is insignificant. To play without passion is inexcusable."
Some of our students' most passionate recent performances are below. Come see what passionate piano playing sounds like.
Check out what we've been up to lately.
RCM 2022/2023 GOLD MEDALISTS - 5 WINNERS
Joshua Wang is the National Gold Medalist for achieving the highest mark in the country.
Selena Wang, Kelly Zhang, and Ethan Yee are also Regional Gold Medalists for achieving the highest marks in the BC/Yukon region. Ethan Yee won two gold medals.
MUSIC DREAMER - TAIWAN NATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION
Rami Pan Placed 1st in this Taiwanese Piano Competition.
STEINWAY PIANO COMPETITION
Amy Chen is the Steinway Piano Competition 2023 Division 1 (6 and under) 1st Place Overall Winner. She will now go to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York in October.
CANADIAN MUSIC COMPETITION 2023
Rami Pan placed 1st at the National Finals in Toronto and is the 10 and under National Champion.
Joshua Wang placed 3rd in the 9 and under group.
Kelly Zhang, Queena Bao, and Luna Ogawa were also National Finalists.
OYMI PIANO COMPETITION
Students Amy Chen, Joshua Wang, and Rami Pan participated in this piano competition. With nine pieces of music they won six 1sts and three 2nds.
IPPA INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION
Our studio won 2 golds and 7 silvers at the regional round. Joshua Wang went on to place 2nd at the International Finals.
VISM MUSIC FESTIVAL
Our studio entered the concerto section of this competition and won numerous Overall Winner titles including Top Prize Concerto Trophy Winner Joshua Wang and Top Prize Intermediate Division Trophy Winner Rami Pan.
VAYA LIVE PROVINCIAL CLASS
5 of our students won awards and scholarships at this competition including Cyrus Li who was nominated as the VAYA Junior A delegate to the BC Provincials.
VANCOUVER KIWANIS MUSIC FESTIVAL
Check out our studio's fantastic results at this local piano competition.
FIRST PLACE = 30
SECOND PLACE = 28
THIRD PLACE = 11
COQUITLAM DISTRICT MUSIC FESTIVAL
Check out our studio's amazing results at this local piano competition.
16 First Place, 17 Second Place, 8 Third Place
Division Winners: Amy Chen, Selena Wang, Kelly Zhang, Luna Ogawa.
In order to properly train our kids for competition our studio holds 5 recitals each year as well as mini studio recitals. The kids get a chance to try out new repertoire and then have food and socialize afterwards at the reception. Always a fun time for everyone. Come take a look at our recent October recital held at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts.
RCM GOLD MEDALISTS - 2022
Jaclynn Zhang and Selena Wang are the 2021/2022 Royal Conservatory of Music Gold Medalists for achieving the highest piano exam marks in the BC/Yukon region for their grades, beating thousands of other candidates. Both girls have been invited to receive their prestigious awards and to perform live in concert at Koerner Hall in January.
CANADIAN MUSIC COMPETITION NATIONAL FINALISTS
Congratulations to Kelly Zhang, Jayden Cheang, Joshua Wang, Harper Ren, Amy Chen, and Queena Bao on making it through the first round. Our studio sent six kids and all of them made it. Good luck at the National Finals in Quebec!
RCM GOLD MEDALIST - 2021
Joshua Wang is the winner of the Royal Conservatory of Music's Gold Medal for achieving the highest mark in the province on his grade 3 exam - 96%. Congratulations Joshua!