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FLAVIO FORMIGONI PIANO STUDIO

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WHAT WE DO

Whether your child is a beginner, intermediate, or advanced player, we will give them the right training to fully unlock their maximum potential. Browse our site to learn more.

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STUDIO OVERVIEW

About us

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.

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STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS

Here's what each of our current students have achieved this year.

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ROYAL CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC RESULTS

Being highly trained and well rounded in all aspects of music, our students consistently achieve high marks on their Royal Conservatory of Music examinations. Come take a look at our students who have attained First Class Honors with Distinction (90%+).

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TESTIMONIALS

A few remarks from the parents of our students.

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GALLERY

Come meet some of the students that make up our amazing studio.

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DYNAMIC LESSONS

Come take a look at our sample lesson page to see what you can expect from your child's lessons here.

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"To play a wrong note is insignificant. To play without passion is inexcusable."

Beethoven

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PASSION

Some of our students' most passionate recent performances are below. Come see what passionate piano playing sounds like.

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RAMI PAN

Rami's performance at the 2023 CMC National Finals in Toronto. Rami won 1st place and is the 10 and under National Champion.

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JOSHUA WANG

Joshua's performance at the 2023 CMC National Finals in Toronto. Joshua won 3rd place in the 9 and under group.

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AMY CHEN

Amy's performance for the 2023 Steinway Piano Competition. She is the Vancouver Region Division 1 (age 6 and under) 1st Place Overall Winner and has won the opportunity to play at Carnegie Hall in New York in October.

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SELENA WANG

Check out this lively performance of Haydn's Concerto in D major by 8 year old Selena.

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KELLY ZHANG

A charming performance of the Concerto in E flat major by JC Bach by 9 year old Kelly.

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LUNA OGAWA

Take a look at this exciting performance of Mendelssohn's Concerto in G minor by 15 year old Luna.

STUDIO NEWS

Check out what we've been up to lately.

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COQUITLAM DISTRICT MUSIC FESTIVAL 2024

Our studio once again had amazing results:

FIRST PLACE = 18

SECOND PLACE = 11

THIRD PLACE = 12

Joshua Wang, Davis Li, Ethan Yee, and Rami Pan won 6 of the available 18 trophies including Top Junior, Top Intermediate, and Junior B nominee to the BC Provincials.

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UNITED STATES OPEN MUSIC COMPETITION 2024

Grace Cheng is the 1st place winner and scholarship recipient in two divisions of this American music competition. She was then invited to perform in concert in California.

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ROYAL CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC GOLD MEDAL CEREMONY

RCM Gold medal winners Joshua Wang, Selena Wang, Kelly Zhang, and Ethan Yee were invited to perform at the annual RCM Gold Medal Awards Concert at the Chan Centre.

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RICHMOND MUSIC FESTIVAL
 

Our studio received 20 First Place Certificates and 7 Division Awards. Division winners and Gala Concert invitees were Rami Pan, Jolene Wang, Ethan Yee, and Davis Li. Rami Pan took the top intermediate award of Intermediate Division Overall Trophy Winner.

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PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL YOUTH PIANO COMPETITION 2023
 

Selena Wang and Davis Li are the 1st place winners in the Intermediate and Junior Divisions. Both placed 1st overall in the preliminary round with marks of 99% and 98.5%. They then went on to place 1st at the gala finals.

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CMC 2023 BC WINNERS GALA CONCERT
 

11 year old Rami Pan and 9 year old Joshua Wang were invited to perform at the CMC Gala Concert at Vancouver's Annex Theatre after having won 1st and 3rd place at the National Finals in Toronto earlier this year.

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AMY CHEN'S CARNEGIE HALL DEBUTE
 

Six year old Amy Chen was invited to perform at New York's Carnegie Hall after winning the Steinway Piano Competition. This was her first performance at this prestigious venue but won't be her last. Congratulations Amy.

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VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION
 

Rachel Wang is the age 9-12 Division 1st place winner of this very prestigious and talent packed competition. She is also the overall 3rd place winner across all piano divisions winning the VIMC trophy and $500 scholarship.

Joshua Wang is the age 9-12 division Silver recipient.

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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.

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MUSIC DREAMER - TAIWAN NATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION
 

Rami Pan Placed 1st in this Taiwanese National Piano Competition.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL YOUTH PIANO COMPETITION
 

Gala finals at Pyatt Hall. Joshua Wang placed 1st in the 6-8 year old Division. Amy Chen placed 1st in the Novice Division. Mark Zhu was runner up in the Junior Division. Click view to hear the piece each of them played for the finals.

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OCTOBER RECITAL

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.

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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.

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RCM EXAMS
September 2021 - August 2022

Our studio took part in a total of 27 piano exams. Every single student scored First Class Honors with Distinction (90%+). Marks ranged from 90 - 98% with the average mark being over 94%.

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CANADIAN MUSIC COMPETITION 2022

Joshua Wang placed 1st at the National Finals in Quebec and is the 8 and under National Champion.

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CDMF, VKMF, VAYA COMPETITIONS
 

Check out our studio's fantastic results at these 3 piano competitions. A combined 36 first place finishes at the CDMF and VKMF, 21 Platinums at the VAYA, and 48 divisional awards across all three competitions.

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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!

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PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL YOUTH PIANO COMPETITION
 

Selena Wang places 1st at the Gala Finals.  Joshua Wang and Queena Bao were runner up in their divisions.

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VAYA INTERNATIONAL
AUTUMN 2021

Check out our studio's dominant results at this piano competition. 41 Platinum standings (95%+), highest senior level award, highest junior level awards in both sub divisions, 23 total divisional awards and scholarships.

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PACIFIC RIM INTERNATIONAL 2021

Joshua Wang placed 1st in the final round of the North America Finals. Congratulations Joshua. Click view for a sample of Joshua's playing.

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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!

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(604) 671-9235

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