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Briana McGrance

Briana McGrane

February 15, 2021

Briana McGrane, a Twin Cities native, began studying piano at the age of eight. She began teaching private piano lessons in high school. While in high school, she participated in Minnesota’s All-State Band and Orchestra, as well as the Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies and Minnesota Youth Symphonies. Briana has studied numerous instruments including piano,…

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Svetlana Davis

February 9, 2021

Svetlana, originally from Ukraine, has been living and teaching in the US since 2002. Svetlana graduated from Kiev State Conservatory with a Master’s Degree in teaching and performance. She was a member of the State Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine. With over 20 years of teaching viola and violin and performing experience, Svetlana is very excited to be a part…

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Zhiyi Ge

February 9, 2021

Ms. Zhiyi Ge is an active performer and teacher living in Minneapolis. She was interviewed by SDArt magazine “Her music is much mature than her actual age”. She was born into an artistic family in China, made her first solo recital debut at the age of 12 . She received second prize in Haiziman Eastern Youth…

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Eunice Kim

Eunice Kim

December 10, 2020

A young artist with a unique voice, violinist Eunice Kim has been proclaimed “just superb” by The New York Times and “a born performer” by Epoch Times. A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, the award-winning violinist has been featured soloist with many orchestras including The Philadelphia Orchestra, Louisville Symphony, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra,…

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Julie Lueck

December 1, 2020

Since moving to Minnesota in 2002, Youngju (Julie) received a Master’s degree in piano performance at Minnesota State University in Mankato and she also received a Master’s degree in organ performance at University of Minnesota Twin Cities. Previously she had received a Bachelor’s degree in piano performance and Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education in…

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Maggie Sorenson

October 8, 2020

Classical guitarist Maggie Sorenson, a native Minnesotan, began playing guitar at the age of 18. She received her Bachelor of Music degree from the University of St. Thomas, studying under Christopher Kachian, and her AFA in Music from Anoka Ramsey Community College, studying under Jason Vanselow. Maggie has previously performed at weddings, private events, coffee…

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Hannie McGarity

October 8, 2020

Hannie McGarity started playing violin at age 10 in Bellingham, WA. She graduated with her Bachelor of Music from St. Olaf College in 2019, where she studied with Dr. Francesca Anderegg. As the winner of the 2017 Edvard Grieg Society of Minnesota String Competition, she performed at the International Grieg Society Seminar in Bergen, Norway.…

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Michelle Teyvel

October 8, 2020

Michelle Teyvel is a classical pianist and accompanist at Perpich Arts High School. She has been studying with Dr. Michael Min since March of 2018. Michelle specializes in performance, technique, accompanying, and composition. Her musical interests are Classical, Blues, Folk, Pop, and Country. Michelle has been an accompanist since her sophomore year in high school,…

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Teddy Schumacher

September 10, 2020

Teddy is a lifelong cellist, having begun lessons when he was six. Hailing from Sioux Falls, Teddy’s studies have taken him to the Interlochen Arts Academy, Arizona State University, Stony Brook University, and most recently the University of Minnesota, where he completed his master’s degree in cello performance under the tutelage of Tanya Remenikova. He…

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Maddie Holcomb – Administrative Assistant

September 10, 2020

Maddie Holcomb (Early Childhood/Voice/Pre-Piano) holds a Bachelors of Music (Music Education) and a minor in Performing Arts. She has been capturing audiences with her voice and acting since an early age. Originally from Cedar Rapids, IA, Maddie moved to the Minneapolis Metro area to pursue her love of performance and music education. Over the course…

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Garret O’Connell

September 10, 2020

After graduating from Luther College in 2019 with a degree in music education, Garrett O’Connell moved to the Twin Cities. He has played piano for 15 years and loves to play in musicals. Additionally, he competed in the Lucille Stansberry Rosholt Distinction in Accompanying and Collaborative Keyboard Performance. He currently serves as the youth music…

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Irina Tkachenko

September 10, 2020

Irina Tkachenko received her Bachelor’s Degree in Piano from The Music College in Belarus and her Master’s Degree in Piano Pedagogy from the Belorussian State Conservatory named after Lunacharsky in Minsk in 1987. Irina was the soloist and accompanist of Chamber Orchestra in the Belorussian State Conservatory. Irina started her work as piano teacher and…

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Tracy Kucherov

August 26, 2020

Tracy Kucherov is a native of the Twin Cities and holds a BA in music education from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. She has taught both piano and clarinet in studio, church and home settings for over twenty years. Having lived and taught in Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan and Jordan, she has a wide range of experience…

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Benjamin Kunkel

August 26, 2020

Classical guitarist Ben Kunkel, a native Minnesotan, began playing guitar at the age of nine. He received his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Minnesota, studying under Jeffrey Van, and his Master of Music degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music, studying under Jason Vieaux. Ben is an active solo and chamber musician…

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Cantor Mitchell Kowitz

January 6, 2020

Music has always been a central part of Cantor Mitch’s life. He grew up in Jacksonville, FL. where he was an active part of Jacksonville’s City Music Festivals. He played Lil’ Abner in “ Lil’ Abner”, Lun Tha in The King and I, and, as an 18 year old, sang “Laporello’s Catalogue Aria” from “…

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Robert Fletcher

Robert Fletcher

March 26, 2019

Originally from Eden Prairie, MN, Rob received his Bachelor’s degree in Jazz Drums performance from DePaul University School of Music in Chicago, IL. For the past ten years he has continued to have a passion for teaching music on the drums and percussion with emphasis on creativity, musicianship, and the importance of learning the lineage…

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Anastasiya Nyzkodub

Anastasiya Nyzkodub

November 16, 2017

Ukrainian born clarinetist Anastasiya Nyzkodub is an active performer and teacher based in the Twin-Cities area. Her recent performances include playing as a guest principal clarinet with Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra and Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra. In the last few seasons she has performed with the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, La Crosse Symphony Orchestra, Encore Winds and North…

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Ming-Hui Lin

October 25, 2017

Born in Taiwan, Ming-Hui Lin started to play piano and flute at age 6. She is currently pursuing her Doctoral degree in flute performance and secondary area in music theory at the University of Minnesota studying with Immanuel Davis. In 2015 Spring, Ming-Hui got her Master of Music degree in flute performing and was awarded…

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David Collins Guitar

David Collins

July 6, 2016

David is a passionate native Twin Cities artist and teacher. He is an accomplished lead, rhythm and bass guitarist and also enjoys playing original works on piano. He has recorded and performed as the originator, front man and lead guitarist, for his former band and for solo engagements such as Mill City Nights 2014 winner…

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Yun Kyong Lee

March 1, 2016

Operatically trained Mezzo Soprano, Yun Kyong Lee has competed around the world, securing prizes in Japan and the United States. No stranger to the stage, Ms. Lee has performed principle roles throughout the United States including Sue from the newly written opera ‘Trio’ by Natalie Draper, Maman and Dragonfly from ‘L’Enfant et les sortileges’ by…

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Jacob Sergeant - Piano

Jacob Sergeant

November 3, 2015

Pianist Jacob Sergeant, a native of the Twin Cities, started playing at the age of two. In piano he has competed in various national and international competitions, and in music has volunteered for various groups and organizations, including the Minnesota Chorale, the University of Minnesota, and Mount Olivet Lutheran Church. He has a strong passion…

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Irene Merz

July 13, 2015

Irine is an academically trained musician, performer and teacher accomplished in a wide variety of musical styles, from classical to traditional and folk music. Irine is experienced in entertaining live audiences at concert halls, operas, music theaters, hospitals and nursing homes. She is eager to bring professional expertise to all skill levels, from beginners to…

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