Our Mission is to instill in our students a love and appreciation of music so that they may look beyond the routine of practice and allow music to become a natural and constant part of their lives, a gift to be enjoyed and shared with others.
Opus119 was founded by visionary music educator, pianist Ethan Dong in 2003. Students of Opus119 have received over 2000 prizes and awards, performed at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Renée Segerstrom Concert Hall, and at Carnegie Recital Hall for more than 60 occasions. Notable International Competition Recognition includes two Grand Prize winners of the Rosalyn Tureck International Bach Competition; three 1st Prize winners at the San Jose International Piano Competition in the Young Musicians Category; two Grand Prize Winners at the Los Angeles Music Center’s Spotlight Awards; two winners of the National YoungArts auditions; 1st Prize at the Los Angeles International Liszt Competition; multiple prize at the Virginia Waring International Piano Competition for Young Pianists, ASU Yamaha/Bosendorfer Piano Competition and Gina Bachauer Junior Piano Competition. Our students have been honored to work with world class professionals who have given masterclasses at Opus119.