Jenna Atias - Classical Pianist & Accompanist

solo, chamber music and accompaniment

BRAHMS, Johannes

“ Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel “3-6. Performed by Jenna Atias

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Qualifications

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.

Education

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

Experience

Pianist Accompanist

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.   

Special Appearances

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

References

Demo CD & references available upon request

Languages: English/Hebrew/Russian