Student Achievements

Nelly Berman School of Music students have won, placed, or were finalists at the following music competitions:

  • Ambler Symphony Orchestra Elmer & Louise Menges Scholarship – Ambler, PA
  • American Protege Music Competition
  • Bloomsburg University Young Classical Artists’ Competition
  • Bucks County Symphony Orchestra Youth Concerto Competition
  • Chicago International Music Competition
  • Chopin International Piano Competition in Hartford, CT
  • Crescendo Competition – New York City, NY
  • Duquesne Young Artist National Concerto Competition – Pittsburgh, PA
  • Episcopal Academy Dora Khayatt Music Prize
  • Elite Music Competition – East Hanover, NJ
  • The Flute Society of Greater Philadelphia’s Youth Artist Competition
  • The Flute Society of Greater Philadelphia’s John & Helen Tomasone Memorial Young Artist Competition
  • IV Gershwin International Music Competition, New York City, NY
  • Global Music Partnership Young Talents World Festival of Performing & Visual Arts – Miami, FL
  • Golden Key Music Festival – Colts Neck, NJ
  • Junior Peace and Music Ambassador Competition Program – Southeastern, PA
  • Kaufman Music Center International Youth Piano Competition – New York City, NY
  • Kennett Symphony Annual Instrumental Competition for Young Artists – Kennett Square, PA
  • Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra Young Artists Competition
  • Little Mozarts – Crescendo International Competition – New York City, NY
  • V London International Competition
  • Main Line Music Teachers Association Dorothy Sutton Festival
  • Music-Fest Rising Talents Festival – Roseland, NJ
  • Music Teachers National Association Eastern Regional Competition
  • Music Teachers National Association Pennsylvania State Competition
  • New Jersey Music Teachers Association Young Musicians Competition
  • New Orleans Piano Institute Concerto Competition
  • New Orleans Piano Institute Solo Competition
  • Old York Road Symphony Young Artist Competition – Willow Grove, PA
  • IV Paris International Competition
  • Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District, Regional, and All-State Festivals
  • Pennsylvania State University Marian Garcia International Piano Competition and Festival
  • Philadelphia Korean Musicians Association Young Musicians Competition
  • Philadelphia Music Teachers Association Dr. Andor Kiszely Carnegie Hall Auditioned Recital
  • Philadelphia Orchestra Albert M. Greenfield Student Competition
  • Reading Musical Foundation Scholarship Competition
  • Rose Tree Pops Orchestra Youth Soloist Competition – Media, PA
  • Rotary Club of Pottstown’s Performing Arts Competition – Pottstown, PA
  • Southeastern Pennsylvania Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Competition
  • South Jersey Music Teachers Association Technique Competition & Theory Test
  • Steinway Junior Piano Competition – Astoria, NY
  • Tri-County Concerts Association Annual Youth Festival – St. Davids, PA
  • Triumph Music Festival – Philadelphia, PA
  • Warminster Symphony Young Artist Competition – Doylestown, PA
  • Wake Forest University Christopher Giles & Lucille S. Harris Competitions in Musical Performance
  • West Chester University Annual Pre-Collegiate Piano Competition
  • Young Classical Virtuosos of Tomorrow Competition – Haverford, PA
  • Young Talents World Festival of Performing Arts – Ewing Twp, NJ

…have been members of the following orchestras:

  • Delaware County Youth Orchestra
  • National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America
  • Philadelphia Sinfonia
  • Philadelphia Region Youth String Music Young Artists Orchestra
  • Philadelphia Youth Orchestra

…and have achieved in other musical areas:

  • Featured as a junior opera singer in the International Opera Theater’s world premiere of “Sacco e Vanzetti: gli uomini e chi li amava”
  • Featured on NPR’s “From the TOP”
  • Invited to perform at the White House
  • Featured on WRTI, Philadelphia’s classical & jazz radio station