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The Academy's Guests



Stanislav Ioudenitch
Gold Medalist at the 11th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 2001. He was a guest at AAM's Lafayette location.
Lamae Loo
Music Director and co-Founder of the US Open Music Competition. She was a guest speaker at AAM after AAMís annual Baroque Festival.
Vicki Fawns-Peck
One of Bay Area's best piano instructors and adjudicators, talked about the basics of musical interpretation.
Left to Right: Lamae Loo, Dr.Umida Avloni, and Vicki Fawns-Peck
After the AAMís 2008 Baroque Festival.
Richard Cionco
Professor of piano at Sacramento State University, gives a Master Class to AAM students.
Natsuki Fukasava
Visiting Professor of Piano at California State University, Sacramento and St. Maryís College of California in Moraga, with a parent of an AAM student.
Dr. Betty Woo
Professor of Music from Holy Names University in Oakland and University of California, Berkeley, was adjudicating students at AAM.
Jura Margulis
Professor of Piano at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, the executive director of the "International Piano Academy"in Freiburg, Germany, gives a Master Class to AAM student.
Eugeni Mikhailov
Professor of Piano from Kazan Conservatory, Russia, gave a Master Class to AAM students.
Professor Igor Veligan
From the University of Pacific explains the peculiarities of the violin posture to the students of our school.
Dr. Milica Jelaca Jovanoviae
Assistant Professor of Music from the Western Washington University rests after a piano recital at AAM.
Dr. Robert Bowman
Professor Emeritus from California State University, Chico, talks to students and teachers after the adjudicating at the AAM Classical Festival.
James Gardner
Director of the Pro Arte Symphony and the President of the Contra Costa Branch of the MTAC, evaluated AAM students.
Temirzhan Yerzhanov
Gold Prize Winner of the Schumann International Piano Competition, Professor from Ringmer College, UK, Former AAM Faculty member, talks to the Academy student, Connie Millecan.
Rem Jemilev
The Director and Founder of the Young People Chamber Orchestra, Berkeley, CA, applauses to the studentís performance at the AAM.
Mavlyuda Yakubkhodjaeva
Assistant Professor of Music from the Kazan Conservatory, Russia, talks to Anjela Asryan, AAMís Assistant Director of Concert Activities.
Amy Brodo
The Musical Director of the Junior Bach Festival in Berkeley, California, was adjudicating AAM students at the Festival of Musical Treasures.
Professor Izaly Zemtsovsky and his wife, Professor Alma Kunanbay
Both from Stanford and Berkeley Universities, were at the opening of AAMís Lafayette location.
Kai Chi Zhu
One of the most reputable Bay Area piano instructors, gives a Master Class at AAM.
Michael Furnoy
Professor of Music from the Sierra College, Folsom CA, with a parent after adjudicating our piano students.
The last discussion before a charity AAM concert.
Members of the organizing committee from left to right: Irina Galeeva (El Sobrante), Irina Dugina (Diablo Valley College, Concord), Dr. Shahzod Takhirov (UC Berkeley), and Dr.Andrew Chernikov (Oracle, San Jose).
The same committee members: Andrew Sbitnew (Walnut Creek), Firuza Takhirov
(Moraga), Dr.Umida Avloni and Dr.Sofia Chernikova (San Mateo, Stanford University).

Charity Concert at the Orinda was a success!
Left to right: Master of Ceremony Dr. Umida Avloni, soprano Julia Ronskaya, cellist Sergei Riabtchenko, violinist Eugene Chukhlov, 2nd violinist Vasily Chukhlov, Honored Artist of Russia; pianist Temirzhan Yerzhanov, Grand Prize winner at the Schumann International Piano Competition. Other performers included: violist Rem Jemilev, tenor Gregory Kharik, Honored Artist of Belorussia and pianist Nadezda Blank, the winner of the Bolzano International Piano Competition.