Vera Anselmo, Founder and Artistic Director

Born in Moscow, Russia, Ms. Anselmo began taking piano lessons at the age of five under the guidance of her mother, Svetlana Barskaya, renowned for her mastery of piano instruction. Vera continued her music studies at Dunaevsky School of Music, and, thereafter, at Ippollitov-Ivanov College of Music in Moscow. Graduating at the top of her class [...]

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Melodie Wong, Manhattan Central Manager

Hong Kong pianist Melodie Wong has been playing piano since the age of 3. Her significant awards include the 71st Steinway & Sons International Youth Piano Competition, 14th Osaka International Music Competition, 3rd Macau-Asia Youth Piano Competition, Hong Kong Golden Bauhinia International Youth Piano Competition, and 2nd Japan-Hong Kong International Music Competition. She has received honors such as NYU Dorothy [...]

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Aleksandra Kocheva, Manhattan and Bronx Manager

A native of Bulgaria, Aleksandra Kocheva began her musical training on the piano at age five. In 1998, she graduated from the International School of Music in Sofia. She furthered her training at the Academy of Music in Sofia, Bulgaria where she studied piano performance with Teodora Nestorova and received her Bachelors of Music degree in [...]

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Brad Lebowsky Grant Writer

Brad Lebowsky's personal mission statement is to develop the strengths of others and create strategic plans in order to improve a social condition involving underserved communities, youth, education, and health. Investing more than 20 years with local and national nonprofit organizations and over 30 years with national and international Fortune 250 companies, he has developed a specific [...]

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Andrew Anselmo, Office Manager

Graduate of Columbia University, Andrew is responsible for fundraising, grant writing, and office management. He is currently enrolled in Goldman Sachs 10KSB Program, an accelerated mini MBA program helping entrepreneurs reach their full potential. Feel free to contact him at the following email address:

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Jude Kim, Social Media

Jude Kim is NYC based bassist, piano teacher, and composer. While attending Berklee College of Music for a degree in Bachelor of Music in Performance and Jazz Composition, he was awarded with Student Achievement Scholarship and Most Improved Bassist Award of 2010 Scholarship. From 2013 to 2015, he enrolled to NYU Steinhardt to pursue Master of [...]

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