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Fall 2019 Student Achievements!

Congratulations to George Zhang (taught by Elena Berman), 7 years old, who competed in the Dorothy Sutton Festival and received a Superior Rating Award for his outstanding level of performance! He will advance to the state level. Pianist Chris Jung (taught by Dr. Igor Resnianski), age 17, winner of the 2019 New Orleans Piano Institute Concerto Competition, performed Piano Concerto…

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NBS Students Performing at Harmony For Peace’s ‘One World Concert 2019’

Congratulations to Nelly Berman School student pianists Isabella Florendo and Andy Wu. Both have been invited to perform in Philadelphia as part of the ‘One World Concert 2019’ presented by Harmony for Peace. The performance takes place at the Temple Performing Arts Center beginning at 5pm on Saturday, Nov. 2nd, 2019. Tickets are available at www.harmonyforpeace.org Congrats again to Andy…

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Piano Student, Alyssa Gabrilovich, Wins Grand Prize in the 2019 Chicago International Music Competition!

We are delighted to announce that Nelly Berman School of Music student, Alyssa Gabrilovich, is the Grand Prize Winner of the 2019 Chicago International Music Competition! Additionally, Alyssa is the winner of the Special Jury Prize for the outstanding performance of a Russian composition. Alyssa is a student of Professor Igor Resnianski. The three grand prize winners receive cash prizes,…

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Piano Students Perform on WRTI!

Congratulations to Andrew Yu, Nathan Jiang, and Chris Jung on their recent performances on WRTI 90.1!! They were invited to perform on this broadcast as a result of their recent Award-Winning performances at the 2019 Tri-County Youth Festival Piano Competition. If you did not get the chance to hear the broadcast live, you can watch their masterful performances by following…

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Aida Viewing

Students at the Nelly Berman School had the opportunity today to travel with the school to the local theater to watch the Metropolitan Opera’s Simulcast showing of “Aida” by Giuseppe Verdi. The story follows an Ethiopian princess, Aida, who is captured by the Egyptian military. The military commander Radames falls in love with the princess, a dialogue that is complicated…

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NBS Students Win Big Competitions!

Some of our students have won very prestigious competitions within the last two months: Congratulations to Chris Jung, who recently won the 3rd prize award in the Festival “Musica in Laguna”, International Solo Competition, Italy, Chris’s participation in this trip was thanks to Global Music Partnership; Chris was a winner of GMP International Competition “ 2019 Young Talents World Festival…

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Baroque Music Camp Highlights!

This year at summer camp week 1 – the students had the opportunity to learn harpsichord from Dr. Anna Kislitsyna, had music history and composition classes with Dr. Ariane Alexander, and made art projects with Victoria Kavalerov. Students enjoying honing their craft, while expanding their knowledge of musical eras and styles they were less familiar with in new and exciting…

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NBS Piano Teacher James Anemone, performs from the WRTI Performance Studio

Admired for his sensitive playing and thoughtful interpretations, Philadelphia-based pianist James Anemone joins us on Wednesday, May 1 at 12:10 PM to perform music of Johannes Brahms, Edward MacDowell and George Gershwin live from the WRTI Performance Studio with host Kevin Gordon. James has performed across the United States at venues including Carnegie Hall, The Academy of Music Ballroom  and Roussel…

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