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Eugenia Goldman, DMA, Founder. Eugenia Goldman was born in Moldova where she began her musical studies at the age of five on the piano. Two years later she was accepted to the Specialized Music Boarding School on the violin and, upon graduation, entered the Moldavian State Conservatory where she studied violin performance with Gheorghe Neaga. She began her performing career with Moldavian State Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra and traveled extensively on concert tours throughout Europe and South America. After immigrating to the USA, she continued to perform as a solo, chamber and orchestra musician on Long Island, NY, and later in NJ, while pursuing her deep interest in teaching music and earning a Doctorate in Music Education from Boston University. Presently, she performs with several professional groups, teaches strings at Montgomery Township Schools in NJ and frequently appears as a presenter, adjudicator and conductor at conferences, symposiums and competitions. Dr. Goldman is also an author of innovative educational materials, as well as compositions and arrangements for strings.
Boris Dubossarsky (1947-2017) was a prominent Moldavian Soviet composer, violin and viola performer, and string pedagogue. He received degrees in violin performance (1968) and composition (1973) from the Moldavian State Institute of Arts G. Musicescu, and studied composition with Vasily Zagorsky. As a performing artist, Dubossarsky was a member of Moldavian Radio and Television Orchestra (1964-1965), Moldavian State Philharmonic Orchestra (1965-1967), and Moldavian Radio and Television String Quartet (1967-1986). He was one of the founders of Chisinau Folk Music and Drama Jewish Theater and musical director of the ensemble Fiddlers of Moldova.Since 1986, Dubossarsky taught violin and chamber music at the Moldavian National Academy of Music, Theatre and Fine Arts. He became a member of the Union of Composers (1975) and received the titles of Distinguished Artist of the MSSR (1989) and Maestru in Arte of the Republic of Moldova (2007). Boris Dubossarsky's compositional output encompassed a range of styles and genres, including works for symphony orchestra, chamber ensemble, choir, vocal chamber music, theater, and music for children, television, and solo instruments. His compositions for violin include a violin concerto, short pieces for violin and piano, multiple chamber works, and Sonata for Violin Solo (1980).
David J. Gordon is a composer of band, choral, orchestral and chamber music. Recent performances and commissions have come from baritone Robert Violette, Montgomery High School (Skillman, NJ), Auten Road School (Hillsborough, NJ), St. Mary's University (Winona, MN), Lake Hiawatha School (Parsippany, NJ), and tubist Yutaka Kono. David has composed a wide variety of music, from works for beginning band through those for college-level and professional performers. A teacher for over ten yeas, he especially enjoys crafting music that is appealing and appropriate for young musicians. Born in Brooklyn, New York, David received his B.A. cum laude in music from Yale University and his Master's in composition from the University of Texas at Austin where he studied with Donald Grantham and Dan Welcher. He has also attended the Aspen Music Festival, the American Conservatory of Fontainebleau and the Hartt Conductors' Institute. He lives in central New Jersey with his wife and two children and teaches music at Montgomery Middle School.
Boris Kipnis. A native of Moldova, Boris Kipnis began his violin studies at the age of 7 in Chișinău. Upon entering Gorky Conservatory of Music in Russia he studied violin performance with Professor Semion Yaroshevich and chamber music with Professor Sofia Propichan. Prior to coming to New Zealand in 1997, Boris was a member of many orchestras around the world including the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Moldova, Raanana Symphonette Orchestra, and Tel-Aviv Symphony Orchestra. In New Zealand, Boris played with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. As a violin teacher, Boris has prepared students for Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Australia, New York University, USA, and Leopold Mozart Centre in Augsburg, Germany. His students won major prizes in sveral violin competitions, such as SAPACS, WAPACS, Kendall National Competition, Australia (2009) and the ASEAN Concerto Competition (2013).The chamber groups he coached were among the winners and finalists of regional and national contests in Auckland, NZ.
Snejana Pislari (b. 1972) is a prolific Moldavian composer of chamber, vocal and symphonic music that has been performed in Eastern and Western Europe, the Middle East and the USA. Her music has been frequently featured at international festivals of contemporary music (Romania, 2013,2014; Russia, 2015; Belorussia, 2017) and cultural events in Moldova. Dr. Pislari earned advanced degrees in theory and composition from the Academy of Music, Theater and Visual Arts of Moldova and Moldavian University of Arts and won several competitions held by the Union of Composers and Musicologists of Moldova (UCMM). She has been a member of the UCMM since 1999 and a member of the International Association of Contemporary Music since 2002. A theory and composition faculty member of Academy of Music, Theater and Visual Arts of Moldova and St. Neaga Music College, Dr. Pislari published over 40 academic articles, authored several television cultural programs, organized concert series as part of „New Music Days” international festival (2008-2016) and gave master classes in Moldova, Russia and Bulgaria.
Oleg Pokhanovski is a critically acclaimed virtuoso violinist, pianist, and music educator currently holding the position of Professor of Violin at the University of Manitoba’s Desautels Faculty of Music. As a violin and piano soloist, he has performed over 2000 concerts across the globe in symphonic, recital and chamber music concerts, including appearances with the Moscow Philharmonic, Moscow Virtuosi, The Hague Symphony, Toronto Symphony, Montréal Symphony and Winnipeg Symphony orchestras. Oleg Pokhanovski is a top prizewinner of eight prestigious international violin Competitions, including the Paganini in Genova, Sarasate in Pamplona and CIEM in Geneva, among others. The First Prize Winner of the 1990 Scheveningen International Violin Competition in Netherlands, he twice received the prestigious Canada Council National Career Development Grant, and multiple Conceil des Arts du Quebec and Manitoba Arts Council Grants. Dr. Pokhanovski began his career as a violinist at the age of 6, giving his first performance with the Kuybyshev Symphony in Russia. At 10, he was accepted into the Special Music School for Gifted Children in Moscow and later studied at the Moscow State Conservatory with professor Valery Klimov. Invited to move to the United States, he received full scholarships at The Juilliard School and the Manhattan School of Music studying with Dorothy DeLay, Pinchas Zukerman and Ani Kavafian, and took part in the “Solisti dal Mondo” program at the St. Louis Conservatory under violin professor Taras Gabora. He received a doctorate degree at the Université de Montreal in violin performance, with a focus on Paganini. Dr. Pokhanovski is in high demand as a pedagogue and previously held a professorial position at the Lake State Superior University in Michigan. Dr. Pokhanovski has recorded several CDs including The Mirror Image and La Valse, and in live performances on Youtube. Other CDs he has recorded include solo violin works, and the complete works for violin and piano by Sophia C. Eckhardt-Gramatté in collaboration with pianist Megumi Masaki. The Mirror Image and La Valse are comprised of his transcriptions for violin and piano, of which he continues to give concerts regularly including performances as part of his concert series “Oleg and Friends” and at recitals with international prize winning pianist Scott Meek.
Dmitry Yavtuhovich is a Belarusian-American composer of classical and popular music. He was born in Gomel, Belarus, to a family of musicians and received music theory and composition degrees from Gomel Music College (1982) and the Belarusian State Conservatory (1990, composition class of Prof. D. B. Smolsky). He began his career as a pianist and arranger for Belarusian State Ensemble Pesnyary. After moving to the US in 1992, he established himself as a composer of multiple works for string instruments, violin concerti, piano pieces, choral and orchestral works, chamber ensemble pieces, songs and jazz music. His compositions have been performed in many countries and have become standard repertoire for critically acclaimed soloists, professional orchestras and educational institutions alike.