Emery Que

Emery Que

Emery Que is a seventh grader at the Herbert Hoover Middle School (HHMS) in Maryland. She has been studying piano since the age of five and is currently a student of Ms. Margarita Gramaticova.
Emery has participated in many events sponsored by Northern Virginia Music Teachers Association (NVMTA), Washington Music Teachers Association (WMTA), Maryland State Music Teachers Association (MSMTA) and other institutes, and has been recognized with numerous awards. In 2021, she won the first place in the Northern Virginia District Audition, and received the second place in the Virginia State Audition. In addition, she won the first places in the 2022 Viola Hartman Awards, the 2022 MSMTA Fall Festival, the 2021 YMIC Metropolitan Music Festival, the second place in the 2020 Washington Universal Piano Competition, and the first place in the 2020 Hungarian Festival. Over the years, she has received various honors and recognition from YMIC International Competition, NVMTA Judged Recital, Achievement Awards, Sonata Festival and the Asian American Music Society Competition, etc.
With firm belief that music has the magical power to bring peace and solace to people, Emery has volunteered to perform piano for the senior at the Chesterbrook Residences and the Herndon Senior Center, VA. During the pandemic lockdown, she also participated in Yo-yo Ma’s “Songs of Comfort” initiative.
Besides her passion for piano, Emery also loves singing and has been a chorister of the Strathmore Children’s Chorus (SCC) since 2019. She has won the audition to be on the Honors Chorus in the Montgomery County Public School Chorus in Maryland. She was also selected to be one of the soloists at the 2022 SCC Winter Concert. Joining school orchestra since the fourth grade as a violin player, she auditioned for a higher level and is currently a member of the HHMS Advanced Orchestra.
In her leisure time, Emery enjoys solving math problems, creative writing, swimming, playing golf and gardening. Emery hopes to become a doctor that helps people in need when she grows up. She also wishes to pursue her dream as an author in order to inspire more people.

You can find Emery’s 2022 International Piano Competition performance here.