Dr. Barry Coutinho comes from a musical family. He was deeply inspired by his father who was a family physician and concert pianist. As a teenager he appeared in the final rounds of the UK BBC Young Musician of the Year national piano competition and won many prizes and awards at the Guildhall School of Music in London. Later, he achieved Honors in the Royal College of Music Piano Performing.Continue reading Barry Coutinho→
Physician and pianist Christopher Shih has a remarkable dual career as both full-time practicing physician and actively concertizing pianist. Hailed by the New York Times as “an intelligent and thoughtful musician,” with “effortless performances” and “consummate control,” he has performed in major venues in over a dozen countries around the globe, including France, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Taiwan, Canada, and multiple cities in the United States. Continue reading Christopher Shih→
Johann Walker is TeacherDoc, PoliticDoc, PianoDoc and more
Johann Walker had been working as a teacher, when getting a job in his home country Argentina at the German school he secretly studied medicine and is now practising as GP at Herrenberg near Stuttgart. There he is involved in a political party. Continue reading Johann Ferdinando Walker→
Christian Wenk was profesional cyclist when he had a severe accident with a cross section paralysis. Nevertheless he is national trainer for the Swiss handbiking team, plays piano and much more… Continue reading Christian Wenk→
Gareth Williams is JazzPianoDoc, ComposerDoc and more
One of the most intensely creative, dynamic and exciting performers on the UK scene, Gareth Williams has been receiving increasing critical and public acclaim since becoming a professional musician in the early 90s after his medical phase. Continue reading Gareth Williams→
Mexican composer, Armando Torres-Gomez, was born on June 11, 1973. Started his musical studies at the age of 6 at the musical initiation program of the Escuela Nacional de Musica (UNAM). Wrote his first composition at the age of seven (duet for baroque flutes) and studied violin with Cruz Rojas. Later on, at the same school, he starts studying composition. Continue reading Armando Torres→
The annual UBC Faculty of Medicine Spring Gala is a tradition that is highly anticipated by UBC’s medical students each year. It is a celebration of our medical school’s artistic talents in music, dance, comedy and more. The 23rd Spring Gala will be hosted at the UBC Chan Center on Saturday March 4, 2017. Continue reading UBC Spring Gala→
Sathya Bernhard bin Saîf is SingingDoc and much more
Sathya Bernhard bin Saîf began to play violin at age 2 ½ with her father Prof. Majid ben Saîf, violinist and conductor.
At age 5 she started her violin career with Mozart’s violin concerto on wrd November 1970. From then on she performed in all major concert halls in the world and won several international competitions. She was taught by Isaac Stern and Yehudi Menuhin.
A long illness discouraged her later that year that her grand-mother -Letabel bin Saîf who was opera singer and pianist- gave her a read record player and a record of Maria Callas. This voice motivated Sathya so much that she promised: “Whenever I get well again I sure become opera singer!”. She kept this promise with great pleasure. Continue reading Sathya Bernhard bin Saîf→
Dr. Den told me on the phone he had been playing piano for many years on an amateur level.
He used to make Jazz arrangements and also plays chamber music.
On several occasions he played with the ADO Australian Doctors Orchestra and he knows Miklos Pohl their founder very well Continue reading Barry Den FRANZCO→
Daniela Nicolae Badita is PianoDoc, JournalistDoc and more
She has diplomas in general medicine and bacteriology and just finished training in infectious disease and surgery.
While awaiting her license to practise at the beginning of 2002 she is working as a producer of a jazz radio progam called
“The Jazz Collection”. Continue reading Daniela Nicolae Badita→
Ronny Tekal (born as Ronny Teutscher23. July1969 in Vienna) is an austrian doctor, comedian, medical journalist, composer, radio redactor, author of books and founder of the medical cabaret Peter & Tekal.
I am enclosing some pictures of some of the (railway steam engine) models I have built over several years. Unfortunately, I do not have too many “action” photos, but these will perhaps give you some idea of what I do. Continue reading Peter Lockwood→
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