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Eric Akif

A native of Bulgaria, Eric Akif holds a B.A. degree from the Academy of Music and Dance, Plovdiv and a M.A. degree from Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia. He has performed at Carnegie Hall, Flushing Town Hall, Queens Auditorium in New York; Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center, Jomie Jazz Center, Keith-Albey Theatre in Huntington, WV; [...]

By | June 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Anna Louise Andersson

Anna Louise Andersson is a native of Sweden where she grew up playing viola and clarinet as well as singing from the age of five. In later years she attended performance High School for Music in Sweden. She went on to study musical theatre, classical music as well as pop and jazz in the Applied Music [...]

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Ilya Baburashvili

Born in Moscow, Russia. At the age of six, I moved to Brooklyn and began taking piano lessons at the age of eight. In 2006, I went back to Russia to receive my musical education, graduating from the Academic Musical College at the Moscow State Conservatory, where I majored in music theory, and subsequently getting my [...]

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Erick Eiser

Erick Eiser grew up in Palm Springs, California where he taught himself to play both piano and guitar. He attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he received his BMA in Jazz Performance. Erick has been Teaching piano, guitar, and drums in NYC for the past 8 years, and has performed both locally and [...]

By | June 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Eyal Gurvich

Since he was young, Eyal Gurvich was exposed to art and music by his father, Jorge Gurvich, a major Argentinian film maker in Israel. His passion for the drum set, piano and jazz led him to be the youngest person and one of the two drummers accepted to the prestigious ‘Rimon Jazz Institute’ at the age [...]

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Sofia Kriger

Sofia Kriger is a Brazilian vocalist and pianist currently based in Brooklyn, NY. She graduated from the New England Conservatory with a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studies and Performance, where she had the opportunity to study and collaborate with some of the best musicians and educators, including Dominique Eade, Jerry Bergonzi, John McNeil, Ran [...]

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Christina Kulick

Christina Kulick Whether as teacher or student, artist or audience, behind the scenes or center stage, Christina Kulick is a devoted advocate for Music and the Arts. Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Ms. Kulick engaged in her studies of Music and Dance at the age of three, and thus the seeds of a lifelong habit of [...]

By | July 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Christina Kulick

Utsav Lal

Creative pianist and composer, Utsav Lal has gained critical acclaim for his innovative handling of Indian Classical music. This 25-year classical and jazz pianist has  successfully taken the pure sounds of Indian ragas on the piano to global venues including Carnegie Hall-New York, The Kennedy Centre-Washington DC, Southbank Centre-London and holds the distinction of being the [...]

By | July 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Utsav Lal

Emma Larsson

Born in Sweden, Emma Larsson started learning piano at the age of 8, and it was love at first sight! She knew since her early years, that music was going to play a major role in her life. At 14, Emma started to play saxophone, and joined wind orchestras and big bands, but piano was her [...]

By | June 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Jacob Rudin

Jacob Rudin is a Brooklyn based composer, Pianist and Flautist. He studied classical music composition at New England Conservatory and Music Technology at NYU. As a performer, he focuses on the intersection of experimental electronic pop with jazz and classical influences. As a teacher he encourages technical mastery through positive reinforcement and fun musical activities, bringing together many [...]

By | January 29th, 2020|Comments Off on Jacob Rudin