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Artist Feature – Tudor Cioceanu

Romanian pianst Tudor Cioceanu (b. 17 June 1998) was one of the participants in the first edition of IMA in August 2018.  He currently studies Classical Piano with Prof. Katia Veekmans in Conservatorium Maastricht (NL).  Born in Ploiești, he started playing the piano in the local school of arts. He started performing on stage from…
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Guest artist Léa-Yoanna ADAM

  We are pleased to welcome renowned French-Romanian piano professor Léa-Yoanna ADAM for masterclasses during the first week of IMA 2020.   A resident of France, Léa-Yoanna Adam is Professor at the International Academy of Music of the Pleyel Chamber of Paris, directed by the Concert Performer Pianist Brigitte Bladou and piano professor at « MUSIC FOR ALL » of…
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Chau and Bednarz celebrate 15 years with Sinfonietta Polonia

Our faculty Blanka Bednarz and Cheung Chau are preparing a special concert for a special occasion!!! 15 years of Sinfonietta Polonia!!!  December 1, 2019 Aula Nova, 2019 pm. 18:00 in Poznan, Poland.

3rd Edition Dates

We are delighted to announce the dates for the 3rd edition of the IMA for July 27- August 7. Cheung Chau, Blanka Bednarz and of course Artistic Director Ovidiu Marinescu will return.  For 2020 the masterclasses are offered by our string faculty.   All participants are invited to perform.

Conductor and cellist Cheung Chau joins the IMA faculty

Cheung Chau is Music Director of Sinfonietta Polonia in Poznań, Poland, and principal guest conductor of the Changsha Symphony in Hunan, China.  He is Director of Orchestral studies at Utah Valley University and Music Director of the Utah Valley Youth Symphony in Orem, Utah.  He served as Music Director of the Bloomington Symphony in Minnesota,…
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Cellist Lily Eckman

Our new Executive Assistant is cellist Lily Eckman​ who returns to IMA after performing Boccherini Concerto in D Major last year. Besides coordinating many of the logistics this summer she will perform the Elgar Concerto.  This fall she will start her senior year as a performance and music education double major at West Chester University…
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Meet our piano participant Kaiyan Qian

Kaiyan Qian who comes from Shanghai China, is now taking her master degree on California State University Northridge, her major is piano performance. She started learning piano at age 9 and have taken part in several piano competitions and summer programs in China. Working with Vidin sinfonietta at the IMA is her first time to…
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Distinguished conductor Vera Volchanski joins the faculty

Vera Volchansky, described as a conductor of “impeccable taste…whose artistic ability transforms a performance into a meaningful event,” has worked with orchestras and various instrumental and choral ensembles in the United States as well as Europe and Russia.  She most recently led four staged performances of Lucia di Lammermoor with Vocal Productions NYC, and on…
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Spotlight on resident composer David Brown

Aspiring to art that is equal parts intellectual and beautiful, Philadelphian composer David Matthew Brown synthesizes modality, quartal and quintal harmony, dense polyphony, distinct melody, and a keen sense of direction to create “that which he most wants to hear.” His compositions have been performed, commissioned and/or recorded by The New Russia State Symphony Orchestra,…
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Participant Spotlight – Alan Murray

  International Musicians Academy welcomes long time friend Alan Murray.  Maestro Marinescu – Artistic Director – has collaborated with Mr. Murray on several occasions in concerti by Mozart and Saint-Saens.  In Vidin Alan Murray will perform Piano Concerto no. 2 by Saint-Saëns, as well as Chopin 2nd.   Alan brings to his artistry a very…
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