Jenna Atias - Classical Pianist & Accompanist
“ Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel “3-6. Performed by Jenna Atias
Classical Pianist and Accompanist performing internationally. Exceptional collaborative competency with orchestra, chamber musicians, vocalists, choir, musical theatre, opera, cabaret & studio recordings. Special emphasis on sight reading skills.
1993-1996 Music Artist Certificate, The Rubin Music Academy, Jerusalem, Israel
1988-1993 Master’s Degree, Piano Instruction, Chamber Music, Piano
Performance & Accompaniment
The Music Academy, Lvov, Ukraine
1977-1988 Bachelor’s Degree, Piano Instruction & Performance
Professional School of Music, Lvov, Ukraine
2012 - present La Cañada High School, La Cañada, CA
Piano Accompanist and Fine Arts Specialist. Duties include assisting the choral director in the rehearsing of various choral groups by playing the piano and following the director's lead; conducting sectional rehearsals of groups by playing the piano and teaching the parts; assisting in maintaining classroom discipline; attending festivals, competitions and other musical events for the purpose of accompanying the choral group during presentations. Assisting with musical theatre productions by playing the piano and teaching students the parts.
2007-2010 Hoover High School, Glendale, CA
Choir, rehearsals, auditions, concerts and musical theater productions. Recording practice tapes and assisting groups and individuals in learning & solving musical parts.
1997-2003 Conservatoire, Tel Aviv, Israel
Provided piano instruction to the students ages 13-18, preparing students for recitals, exams and competitions. Providing constructive feedback and adjusting lessons as required.
1990-1993 Lviv Academy of Music, Lviv, Ukraine
Provided piano accompaniment for vocal and instrumental students. Assisted staff piano teachers with teaching piano lessons.
Live Radio Shows, Israel, USA
1996 – 2000 “Etnahta” “Mishkenot Sheananim” “Beit Ticho”
01/18/2014 - "From the Top" live with host Christopher O'Riley, presented by Pacific Symphony
Recording pianist and 2 piano performer:
1996-2003 Kol Israel radio
Musical Theatre Productions
“Charlie Brown” “Sound of Music” 2009-2010; “Peter Pan”, “Damn Yankees”, “Bye Bye Birdie”, “Little Mermaid”, “Grease”, 2011; "Cinderella", "Oliver","Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory", 2012; "The Music Man", 2013, "The Secret Garden", 2014; "Into the Woods", 2016; "Guys and Dolls", 2017; "Les Miserables", 2018; "Mama Mia", 2019.
Musical Festivals & Competitions Israel, Ukraine, Eastern Europe
“Jaffa Festival”, “Abu Gosh Festival”, “Zfat Festival”
“Karen Sharet Competition” 1995, “Shapiro” 1996, “Two Pianos Competition” 1996
Orchestra & Chamber Music Israel, Ukraine, USA
Soloist, Lvov Philharmonic Orchestra, 1990-1993
Chamber Musician for “Renaissance Trio”, 2005-Present
Demo CD & references available upon request