My student Calvin Brey won Southern Division at MTNA National Composition Competition and now he is the representative from Kentucky in the Elementary Composition Competition group. I am very proud of him!
Recently I had a wonderful recital with my private students at the Crescent Hill United Methodist Church. Traditionally, I tried to involve relatives and friends of my students to make our Christmas recital more engaging and fun. I had them play different instruments such as bells, guitar, saxophone, violin, and piano. My students invited many friends and relatives to enjoy the performance. The atmosphere was very inspiring and uplifting. Decorations on the stage made it look
A new article entitled "Dagestan Composer in the U.S. Writes Music for Movies" was released in Southern Russian Newspaper. It covers my professional life and includes stories about some of my projects. The accent was made on my music which I wrote for a documentary "You Are Not Alone!" He is pointing out that adoption is a worldwide problem that has to gain more awareness. Besides that, the author of the article, Damir Saidgazin, touches my overall life in the U.S. and compa
Two Christmas recitals at the Louisville Academy of Music went well. The music was diverse and included classical, contemporary, jazz, and Christmas carolls. Traditionally, at the end of each recital I played my latest composition entitled "Tarantella" composed for alto saxophone and piano. Everybody received a present from me.
Today was released an interesting article "Russian composer Gyuli Kambarova shares her music with the community" about my masterclass at Youth Performing Arts School. Big thanks to Emma Presnell who wrote this article where she reviewed my music from different perspectives.
Finally it happened! Past Sunday we had a fabulous CD release party. We had at about 60 people who came to support my music and I feel very grateful for that! My husband and I played a few of my compositions and in the end of the party we showed the documentary "You Are Not Alone!" by Anna Barsukova that I composed music for last year and that the CD is based on. There was a CD signing as well and I even had a person who came and bought a CD for his girlfriend who lives out o
Hi all, Today I had a blast holding a Christmas Concert at the Frazier History Museum. We had some visitors of the museum stop by and enjoyed our performance. My students and I played some Christmas Chorals along with a selection of classical pieces. The youngest student who participated in the concert was 4 years old. I think it was an amazing start for such a young person! We all felt a Christmas spirit through the music! "Santa Clause is coming to town!"