Young Pianists' Workshop / Ages 8-16 - 92Y, New York

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Young Pianists' Workshop / Ages 8-16

Arielle Levioff, John McCauley, Zach Mo, James Sheppard, and Maggie Rolka

Sessions Start: Mon, Jul 15, 2019, 9 am - 4 pm

Instructors

Arielle Levioff

Described as “elegant” by The New York Times, pianist Arielle Levioff has appeared as a soloist in some of New York City’s most prestigious venues including Stern Auditorium and Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall and Alice Tully Hall. She has also performed in Philadelphia, Washington D.C., throughout the Southeastern United States and internationally in London, France and Italy. Her concerto engagements include the Rapides Symphony (LA), the Lower Merion Symphony (PA), the Astoria Symphony (NY), the Christ Church Festival Orchestra in Oyster Bay (NY ...

John McCauley

John McCauley joined the 92Y School of Music faculty in 1997. He teaches beginner and advanced students from age 5 to 95. His traditional approach allows the student to experience the drama and sound of the piano and its pedals immediately, and to play all over the keyboard. McCauley received fellowships to Aspen and Tanglewood and a graduate fellowship at the Juilliard School of Music, where he received a Master's Degree in piano, and studied orchestral conducting with Jean Morel and Jorge Mester. A ...

Magdalene Rolka

Magdalene Rolka was born in Chicago and started playing piano at the age of three. She started performing when she was five years old and played her first full recital at age ten. She spent her childhood immersed in music, performing around Chicago at beautiful performance venues such as Chicago's Orchestra Hall, The Chicago Cultural Center, and at the Art Institute of Chicago, where she played for Mayor Daley. She completed her Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance at the University of Miami. Upon graduating, Magdalene joined the faculty of the University of Miami Piano Prepara ...

Zach Mo

Pianist Zach Mo has had a wide-ranging variety of performing and teaching experiences around the globe. His performance engagements have taken him to Europe, Asia, as well as the United States, as a solo recitalist, a chamber musician, a choral accompanist and an orchestral pianist. An avid collaborator, Zach regularly performs with all types of musicians and ensembles including singers, choirs and instrumentalists. He is also the pianist and co-founder of the Caspian Piano Trio.

As a teacher, Zach Mo has instructed students of all ages and skill levels, from pupils of age three b ...

James Sheppard

Long Island native, James Sheppard, is a conservatory trained musician based out of Yorkville, NY. James works as a versatile performer, specializing in a range of different styles from music of the Renaissance to Jazz and Rock. As a pianist and vocalist, James has performed in a plethora of venues in the tristate area. Some of which include: Carnegie's Weill and Zankel Recital Halls, The Gracey Rainey Rogers Auditorium at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Brooklyn's National Sawdust, Madison Square Garden, The Abrons Art Center, The NYU Skirball Center, The Ukrainian Institute, The C ...