Announcements

Honoring Mary Lebenzon, who taught two of our beloved faculty members- Dr. Igor Resnianski and Dr. Anna Kislitsyna

Mary Lebenzon was a much-beloved Russian pianist and educator. Born in Odessa, Ukraine in 1931, Mary first studied with the most famous pedagogue in Odessa, Berta Reinhold, the same teacher that Elena Berman’s own grandmother studied with. She then moved to Moscow, where she studied with the great Russian pianist and teacher, Alexander Goldenweiser, at the Moscow Conservatory. Mary later…

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Congratulations to our Music Technique Skills-Building Scales & Studies Competition winners!

We are very excited to congratulate and present the participants in our bi-annual Music Technique Skills-Building Scales & Studies Competition, judged by NBS faculty members Dr. Marianna Prjevalskaya (piano), Dr. Igor Resnianski (piano), Irina Rostomashvili (strings), and Dr. Meghan Woodward (winds). The Nelly Berman School is proud to be one of the few community music schools in the United States to have a unique…

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2020 Student Achievements!

A big congratulations to Alyssa Gabrilovich, who will be featured on National Public Radio (NPR)’s “From the Top”, a longstanding broadcast showcase for extraordinary young musicians, on October 26, 2020. Alyssa Gabrilovich (junior piano), also won the Eastern Sectionals of the Music Teacher’s National Association Performance Competition, the biggest nationwide music competition for secondary school, college, and post-collegiate level musicians.…

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Fall 2020 Music Technique Skills-Building Competition Application Open!

The Nelly Berman School of Music is proud to be one of the few community music schools in the United States to have a unique music technique program in our curriculum and program offerings. This program is based on the education that our Russian-trained teachers have themselves received, which includes rigorous training of having biannual juries with studies, scales, arpeggios, and more.…

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NBS Piano Student Wins Nationwide Podcast Contest

NBS student Anushka Chakraborty was recently chosen among the top 7 middle school students for the New York Times Podcast Contest, from over 1300 total participants and 450 in her age category. Her podcast topic was “Bach’s Mystery: A Small Piece Of A Larger Puzzle”. In her monologue, she discussed specific details of Bach’s keyboard music, tried to solve the…

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Summer Programs 2020

The Nelly Berman School of Music is proud to present a diverse and personalized summer experience for our students, including virtual and in-person lessons. Explore all the different courses NBS has to offer! Sign up for lessons and programs HERE! Virtual Summer Camp: Each week of camp includes 1 hour of group music history every day with Dr. Ariane Alexander…

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Renowned Clarinetist Joins NBS Faculty

The Nelly Berman School is proud to welcome Sir Julian Milkis to our clarinet faculty, by special arrangement, giving our students the opportunity to take lessons from one of the most prominent solo clarinetists of the 21st century. Mr. Milkis’  impressive sound, a virtuosic technical ease and a musical imagination has captivated critics and audiences alike around the world, He carries…

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Congratulations to the inaugural participants of the Music Technique Skills-Building Program

We are very excited to congratulate and present the participants in our first bi-annual piano and strings Music Technique Skills-Building Competition, judged by NBS faculty members Dr. Anna Kislitsyna (piano), Elliot Mallard (strings), Dr. Igor Resnianski (piano), and Irina Schuck (strings). The Nelly Berman School is proud to be one of the few community music schools in the United States to have a unique program…

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