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Honors Recital Youtube Link: Congratulations to our Fall 2021 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. Anna Kislitsyna (piano), James Anemone (piano), Sandra VandeGeijn (violin), Justin Goldsmith (cello) and Joe Dvorak (winds). The Nelly Berman School is proud to be one of the few community music schools in the United States to have a…

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Student Achievements – Fall & Winter 2021

Congratulations to Torsten Fras, student of Dr. Anna Kislitsyna, on his Gold Medal win at the London Young Musician Competition! This international competition highlights talented musicians with excellent skills, strong personalities, and extraordinary creativity. He also recently won the II Prize at the International Moscow Music Competition performing C.P.E. Bach Harpsichord Sonata. Congratulations to Alyssa Gabrilovich, student of Igor Resnianski, who…

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Founder’s Day Instrument Petting Zoo – A Recap

On Wednesday, July 21st, the school celebrated its first Founder’s Day at the Nelly Berman School of Music, to celebrate the remarkable achievements of Nelly Berman. Festivities included an Instrument Petting Zoo from3:00-4:30pm and a Social Hour from 4:30-6:00pm. Families and children got to experience the magic of our Instrument Petting Zoo and had fun seeing, touching and feeling instruments…

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From the Chair of the NBSCMI Board of Directors

Nelly Berman Classical Music Institute Family, Friends and Classical Music Advocates, Welcome to 2021! In this time of uncertainty, we remain steadfast in supporting our mission to engage with gifted and diligent students through our merit based-based scholarship program, orchestrate student chamber groups and music ensembles and present high high-level classical concerts, masterclasses, and workshops to promote classical music education…

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Student Achievements – Spring & Summer 2021

Congratulations to Alyssa Gabrilovich, piano student of Dr. Igor Resnianski, who was awarded the prestigious Chopin Foundation Scholarship for 2021-2022. She also won Bronze in the Ages 14-17 category at the 2021 Canada International Piano Competition – its jury included Julian Martin from Juilliard, Pavel Nersessian from Boston University, Eliso Virsaladze from Moscow Conservatory, and others. Alyssa Gabrilovich also received…

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“Celebration of the Arts” Music Competition – Congratulations to all of our competitors!!

Congratulations to our 80+ students – and all of their teachers – who competed in our “Celebration of the Arts” Music Competition this year! GRAND PRIX WINNERS (Top three scorers overall) Andy Wu, piano student of Dr. Igor Resnianski Suri Ahn, violin student of Sylvia Ahramjian Grace Morley, voice student of Katie Erikson & Carissa Uy, Ages 10-13, brass student…

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Congratulations to our Practice-a-Thon participants on their hard work and achievement!

Congratulations to: Our top piano fundraiser: Benjamin Vuernick Our top three piano participants (ages 9 and under): Michelle Dou, Isabella Hsue, and George Zhang Our top three piano participants (ages 10 and up): Melina Intzes, Anastasia Kudin, and Ryan Zhang Our top three strings participants (ages 10 and up): Apollo Murray, Luis Romano, and Julia Wang Our top three winds…

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