Teachers

Alicia Shirley

APPLAUSE TO THE MUSICIAN TRAILER – ALICIA SHIRLY, PIANIST, PEDAGOGY EDUCATOR (2019)   Recipient of the 2008 Texas Music Teachers Association Teacher of the…

Victoria Kramr

Join Jerry Pollio from Applause to the Musician as he sits down to chat with young pianist Victoria Kramr. Victoria is a full-time student,…

Karine Gil

Karine Gil went to school to become an Ecologist, but her true love has always been the piano.  She has spent years honing her…

Christian Restrepo

“A Fuga” 3rd Movement From Christian Restrepo’s Piano Sonata     Christian has spent years teaching students and he is still amazed at how…

Joanna Becker

Joanna Becker

Joanna Becker shares how young she was when she began playing the violin and how she wanted to play as wonderfully as her grandma…

April Zhi Li-Thompson

She begins by sharing how she learned to become better on the piano is to play in the hall of the hospital.  It was…

Sylvia Yixiu Yan

Yixiu Yan studied bamboo flute, bawu, hulusi, xun, xiao, and paixiao with Mr. Lizhong Zhang, renowned in China as a wind instrument player and…

Adam Clay

Coming from a musical family, his parents were guitar players, he was surrounded by music. His first instrument was a guitar given to him…

Rada Bukhan

Originally from Siberia, Rada Bukhman grew up in a musical family which influenced her passion of music, beginning from the age of three. As…