Category Archives: PianoDocs

Docs who have studied piano or are just playing the piano

Alexander Rozenbaum

Alexander Rozenbaum is BardDoc (Bard music, Pop-Jazz)

Alexander Yakovlevich Rosenbaum PAR (Russian: Александр Яковлевич Розенбаум, Aleksandr Jakovlevič Rozyenbaum) (born September 13, 1951 in Leningrad, Soviet Union) is a Soviet and Russian bard from Saint Petersburg. He is best known as an interpreter of the blatnaya pesnya (criminal song) genre. Modern singers in this genre, such as Mikhail Shufutinsky often sing Rosenbaum’s songs. Continue reading Alexander Rozenbaum

Armando Torres

Armando Torres is ComposerDoc and ConductorDoc

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

UBC Spring Gala

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

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

Tony Cicoria

Tony Cicoria is PianoDoc and ComposerDoc

Anthony Cicoria, MD (born 1952) is a doctor specializing in orthopedic medicine, orthopedic surgery, orthotics, prosthetic supplies, and sports medicine. He is best known for acquiring an unusual affinity for music after being struck by lightning. He was profiled in neurologist Oliver Sacks‘ book Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain (2007). Continue reading Tony Cicoria