Paola Budani

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PAOLA BUDANI (pianist) has been active in many concerts and festivals globally including the Chopin Fest Pristina ‘Juvenis Scene’ in Pristina, Kosovo; the ‘Nei Suoni Dei Luoghi’ Festival in Udine, […]

Andrew Chen

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Taiwanese-American pianist ANDREW CHEN has amassed a diverse range of accomplishments in classical music, encompassing solo and orchestral performance, collaborative duos, chamber music, and contemporary opera. He studied piano with […]

Joseph M. Bryan Festival Orchestra Series: Unity

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EMF’s acclaimed Eastern Festival Orchestra led by Maestro Gerard Schwarz performing symphonic classics old and new, featuring Pianist and faculty member, Santiago Rodriguez at the Tanger Center in Downtown Greensboro.

Eleven Young Pianists Shine in Eastern Music Festival Recital (concert review)

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The Eastern Music Festival has a lot to recommend itself: a stellar orchestra made up of professional players from across the United States (the musicians also play in chamber music concerts), a couple hundred students eager to immerse themselves in the five-week intensive education and performance program, and dozens of concerts, all on the bucolic Guilford College campus.

William Wolfram

WILLIAM WOLFRAM was a silver medalist at both the William Kapell and the Naumburg International Piano Competitions and a bronze medalist at the Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow. Wolfram has […]

Santiago Rodriguez

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SANTIAGO RODRIGUEZ has been called “a phenomenal pianist” (The New York Times) and “among the finest pianists in the world” (The Baltimore Sun). He has performed internationally with leading orchestras, […]

Marika Bournaki

Named “the Celine Dion of classical” by The Huffington Post, world class Canadian pianist MARIKA BOURNAKI Marika Bournaki is known for the combination of her effervescent youth and innovative approach […]