Piano Lessons

Gyuli Kambarova

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Arthur Tang

Kelsey Simpkins

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BIO

Arthur Tang is a classical pianist from Toronto, Canada. He received the Premier Young Artist Award scholarship and obtained his Bachelor of Music at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. He also received his Master of Music from IU Jacobs School of Music and held an Associate Instructor position during his graduate studies. He studied under the internationally acclaimed pianist, André Watts, and has participated in masterclasses with distinguished artists including Jerome Lowenthal, Ursula Oppens, and Håvard Gimse.

Arthur was awarded two gold medals from Royal Conservatory of Music and has performed at major venues such as Koerner Hall in Toronto and Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City. He has performed Chopin’s Concerto in F minor with the Indiana University Orchestra under the direction of Arthur Fagen, and was praised by The Herald-Times, Indiana for his “admirable acquired sensitivity toward the Chopin style and voice”. He has also performed with the Greater Toronto Philharmonic Orchestra led by David Fallis and was invited back to perform Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor in 2017.

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BIO

Kelsey is a vocalist, pianist, and audio engineer from Nicholasville, KY. She is a new teacher and just received her Bachelors’ in Vocal Performance and Music Technology at Bellarmine University. She is currently working as a voice teacher and digital music instructor in the Kentucky area. Kelsey has also student directed the West Jessamine Middle School A Cappella choir, where she won the Best Student Arrangement Award at Voices in Harmony IV. Kelsey has studied pedagogy and piano performance under Meme Tunnell and Dr. Louie Hehman, vocal performance  under Dr. Mary Joy Nelson and Dr. Mark Kano, and jazz studies under Dr. Dave Clark. 

 

Kelsey is familiar with many styles of voice, studying classical, jazz, musical theater, and contemporary styles in university and beyond. Kelsey performed with Bellarmine’s Nouveau Gumbo jazz ensemble for two years, including last year when they performed at Euphoria Studios in New York City for Craig Harris, trombonist and score composer for Judas and the Black Messiah.