Eric Qi is a student at Beaver Creek Elementary, and is studying piano at the West Music Piano Gallery in Urbandale. He has taken lessons from Emily Heetland for a year and a half.
Eric sings with the Iowa Youth Chorus, and also enjoys basketball and astronomy. His favorite musician is Mozart, and he loves playing music because it makes him happy.
Emily Heetland commented, "Eric is a very gifted piano player. Every lesson he comes prepared, and it is noticeable that he practices extremely hard throughout the week. He is flying through his books! Eric is very committed to his piano education."
Congratulations, Eric, and keep up the good work!