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Mari Kawamura

Mari Kawamura

Piano

Mari Kawamura is a concert pianist whose curiosity has taken her in a variety of directions ranging from improvisation and dance to biology and physics. Kawamura is drawn to music which utilizes

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Dr. Zhao Zhao Yang

Dr. Zhao Zhao Yang

Piano

D.M.A. – Michigan State University Masters – Sydney Conservatory of Music Master Faculty at Pacific Piano School since 2014 Dr. Zhao Zhao Yang was born in Beijing and began learning the piano

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Dr. Dante DiIanni

Dr. Dante DiIanni

Piano

Master Faculty of Piano, Pacific Piano School Stony Brook University, M.M., D.M.A. Guildhall School of Music and Drama, M.M. Manhattan School of Music, B.M. Dr. Dante Lorenzo DiIanni specializes in solo classical

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Dr. Sasha Burdin

Dr. Sasha Burdin

Piano

D.M.A – University of Iowa M.M. – Bowling Green State University Sasha Burdin (also known as Alexander Ponomarchuk) is a concert and jazz pianist, composer, bandleader, and a piano teacher. He has

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Dr. Anna Siampani

Dr. Anna Siampani

Piano

D.M.A. University of Wisconsin Madison Masters & Bachelors – University of Macedonia A native of Greece, Anna Siampani is a classical pianist, a pedagogue, and a researcher. A recipient of numerous prizes

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Vera Gerasimov

Vera Gerasimov

Piano

Vera Gerasimov has received her music degree from Special Music College in the Former Soviet Union. In addition to graduating with a piano pedagogy degree, Vera has also received the music degree

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Chinh Le

Chinh Le

Violin

Chinh Le was born in Vietnam and came to the US in 1980. Mr. Le completed his Bachelor of Music from Indiana University, where he studied under Joseph Gingold, Rostislav Dubinsky, Yuval

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Alfredo Marcos

Alfredo Marcos

Administrator

Alfredo Marcos was born in San Jose California and is of Nicaraguan descent. Growing up he was always the only student of Latino heritage in the various piano studios he studied under

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