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Clifford SuttonClifford Sutton

Clifford Sutton is a percussionist and music educator with diverse experience in contemporary, orchestral, and world percussion. The winner of a 2011 Fulbright IIE Fellowship in Ethnomusicology, Dr. Sutton has devoted himself to the study and promotion of candombe, an Afro-Uruguayan music and dance with the drum as itscentral instrument. He has given numerous presentations on the subject, including appearances at the 2012 Society for Ethnomusicology Annual Conference and the2013 Percussive Arts Society International Convention.

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Emiri Nourishirazi Emiri Nourishirazi

Emiri Nourishirazi started piano lessons at the age of seven with Russian-American pianist Irena Kofman. She has been the winner of numerous competitions at a young age. Participating in the International Keyboard Odyssiad Competition and Festival in the summer of 2015, she was the sliver medalist in her category. She also had the honor of performing with the Ars Flores Symphony Orchestra and Coral Gables Symphony Orchestra. In addition to her performance career, Emiri is an active teacher. She currently teaches at the Frost Preparatory Program, where she works with children of various ages.

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Isabella Herrera

Isabella Herrera was born and raised in Miami, Florida. She began taking piano lessons at the age of 7 under Megan Walsh while also attending the Frost Preparatory Program at age 10 as a student.Isabella began taking violin lessons at the age of 9. This was when she developed her passion for classical music. Isabella performed in her middle and high school orchestra while also participating in various extracurricular orchestras and summer camps.

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Larisa SobolevaLarisa Soboleva

Born in Chisinau, Moldova, Larisa Soboleva began her piano studies at the age of five with Larisa Kalinovskaya. In 1998 she continued to study at the Republican Lyceum “Ciprian Porumbescu” under the distinguish pedagogue and pianist Lia Oxinoit. In 2003, Ms. Soboleva was accepted into the National Academy of Music, Theatre and Fine Arts in Chisinau, where she studied Dr. Inna Hatipova and Sergei Covalenco. In 2008 Ms. Soboleva received a full scholarship and assistantship from Rowan University to study with Professor Veda Zuponcic.

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Laura MazónLaura Mazón

Music is Art and Art is a perspective of life. Meaningful art experiences inspire people to achieve a meaningful life. Everyone deserves that. Laura Mazón an Internationally awarded guitarist is one of the most outstanding and promising artists in South Florida who envisions music performance as part of a wholistic Art expression. She is a very active artist, committed to innovation and a performer who is dedicated to the development of the classical guitar field in Miami. Laura is consecrated to the study and expansion of the guitar in the 21st Century.

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Luca Cubisino

Luca Cubisino is a polyhedral and versatile artist, whose path is paved with performance, teaching, and research. Prize winner in nearly twenty national and international piano competitions, Luca Cubisino has played in prestigious venues such as Teatro Massimo “V. Bellini” in Catania, Concertgebouw de Doelen in Rotterdam, Wiener Saal in Salzburg, Wertheim Concert Hall in Miami, and other venues in Bologna, Leipzig, New York, Austin, Atlanta, etc. His musicianship has benefited from lessons and master classes given by Antonella Scuderi, Flavio Meniconi, Franco Scala, Aquiles Delle Vigne, François-Joël Thiollier, Antonio Ballista, Choong-Mo Kang, Gerald Fauth, Bruno Canino, Enrico Pace, Anton Nel, Boris Slutsky, Marina Lomazov, and others. 

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Melanie McGrath

Melanie McGrath is a contemporary singer-songwriter hailing from the Chicago area. Her musical journey began when she started classical piano lessons at the age of four, but her true passion for music arose when she started songwriting at the age of twelve. With her abilities on guitar, piano, cello, ukulele, and voice, she pursued a deeper knowledge of song craft throughout high school, attending programs at Interlochen Arts Camp, New York University, and GRAMMY Camp Weekend. In August 2017, her debut EP, “Girl in the Corner Booth,” was released under her stage name, Melanie Jo. 

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Nick Benitez

Nick Benitez is a trumpeter, educator, and composer from New York City. Having grown up playing bass, classical/electric guitar in church, music has always been a part of the young jazz musician's life. Nick grew up mostly playing traditional South American and Caribbean music and picked up the trumpet at the age of 11. While completing his Bachelors Degree at Montclair State University, Nick taught middle school and high school jazz bands and many private students.

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Rosa Villar-Córdova ScottRosa Villar-Córdova Scott

Rosa Villar-Córdova Scott’s pursuit of expressive pianism has caused her to be noted as an artist of unique abilities. Since her debut with the National Orchestra of Peru at the age of twelve her talents as a pianist and collaborator have brought her to stages across America, Europe and South America. Especially of note are her performances as soloist with orchestras in both South America and the United States.

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Tiffany Zadi

Tiffany Zadi began studying music at the age of three and started formal Suzuki piano lessons when she was four. She studied piano at the University of Miami Frost School of Music where she graduated with her Bachelor Degree in Music Business. She went on to study Copyright Law at New England School of Law where she received her Juris Doctorate. Tiffany has taught piano through her private studio for over ten years, and now teaches group and private piano lessons for the Frost Preparatory Program.

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Yianni Iliadis

Yianni Iliadis is currently a third-year Doctoral of Musical Arts candidate in piano performance as a Teaching Assistant at the Frost School of Music, University of Miami. He completed his Bachelor of Music at the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece and holds the Piano Diploma from the State Conservatory of Thessaloniki. For his Master of Music he attended the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music, California State University, Long Beach, also on a full scholarship as a Graduate Assistant of the Keyboard Studies program. 

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