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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

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 [...]

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Dan Frank

Originally from Vermont and a transplant from Albany NY, Dan Frank earned his Bachelors in Music performance from the College of Saint Rose. He has been teaching piano for the last five years and has taught students from as young as four years old, to adults in their seventies.    Having performed at venues such as Steinway [...]

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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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Julian Jimenez Ruiz

Julian Jimenez Ruiz is guitarist, composer, arranger and educator born in Cordoba, Spain. He studied in the British School of Cordoba, recently lauded as one of the best international high schools in Spain by various Rankings. It was there where he started to learn music in a local music school, and decided to pursue his passion [...]

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Tekgoo Kang

Tekgoo Kang is an NYC-based, South Korean composer and music director, music arranger, pianist and music educator. He has great ambition in collaborating with many artists from diverse fields and cultures, and has created music in various genres, namely Musical theatre, Dance, Live concert, Commercial music video, classical music, in both New York and South Korea. [...]

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Francesca Khalifa

The Italian- Egyptian pianist Francesca Khalifa was the winner of the Ferrara International Piano Festival in 2014, awarded by renown pianist and musicologist Paul Badura-Skoda. She resulted also top prize winner in the Schio International Piano Competition Alink-Argerich Foundation (Finalist and third place), the Premio Loreto Lancia International Piano Competition (Winner), the N. van Westerhout International [...]

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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 [...]

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