THE iCLASSICAL ACADEMY TEACHERS (click on the names for detailed careers)

CONDUCTING

GIANMARIA GRIGLIO Winner of a fellowship at the Bayreuther Festspiele, Gianmaria Griglio’s conducting has been praised for his “energy” and “fine details”, quickly captivating his audiences time and again with his vibrant and dynamic interpretations. For iClassical Academy he created the "Pass the Baton" course.   
GUILLERMO SCARABINO was the Director of Artistic Production of the Teatro Colon Buenos Aires for many years. He is a well-respected conductor and was Juror member at several editions of the International Alberto Ginastera Composition Competitions. For iClassical Academy, he recorded two courses and a musical jewel "The Art of Conducting."

GUITAR

JUAN MANUEL RUIZ PARDO is a performer, arranger and teacher from Murcia, Spain. He was awarded to follow postgraduate studies with Robert Brightmore at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama (London). Juan won 1st Prize at the XIV Concurso Internacional “Martín Códax” (Cuenca) and was awarded at the 2nd Aveiro Internacional Guitar Festival (Portugal). Juan created a course for pop-songs: four arrangements to learn online.   
GORAN KRIVOKAPIC Professor of guitar at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln, Germany, the Prince Claus Conservatory in Groningen (Netherlands) and at the Lemmensinstituut in Leuven, Belgium. Goran's masterclasses are part of the Partner Naxos/Dakapp Collections, online available from August 2020.

MUSIC&CAREER

IRMA DE JONG Irma de Jong is the executive director of iClassical Academy and is also managing director and founder of artist agency Cicerone Music & Art. Irma works in the classical music field for more than 28 years, starting her career as PR and marketing assistant at the Limburg Symphony Orchestra Maastricht in 1992. She created a self-management course for musicians.

MIKE VACCARO is a professional musician, teacher and businessman with a more than 40 years experience. Mike created a course "How to push your career" for iClassical Academy. Estimated to be online available by the end of September 2020.

ANTHONY SCHULTZ  has been an audio engineer, music producer and composer for more than 30 years as owner/operator of Big T Productions in Boston.  He was an Assistant Professor at The New England Institute of Art from 1997-2017, specializing in Audio Technology and Computer Music and has been an Instructor of Music Production for Berklee Online since Jan. 2016.

PEDAGOGY

PIRKKO SIMOJOKI is currently a viola teacher at the Sibelius Academy and the Metropolia University in Helsinki, and the music institutes of the cities of Espoo and Porvoo. Ms Simojoki is also a highly acclaimed teacher of music pedagogy specializing in positive approaches to teaching music to children. She created a course for teachers on "The art of teaching music to children".

TRUMPET  

MARCO PIEROBON Principal Trumpet of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia Orchestra of Rome and the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Orchestra of Florence. Trumpet Professor at the Conservatories of Bolzano and Reggio Emilia, Italy. First Prize winner at many international competitions.
RAM OREN Associate Principal Trumpet with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra since 1991. Professor at the Buchman Mehta Music School of the Tel Aviv University and at the Tel Aviv Conservatory.  Presenter and lecturer of the IPO exclusive kids educational program Key Note.
SERGIU CARSTEA Graduated from the Paris Conservatory and an accomplished trumpet player from Moldova. Professor at the National University of Music in Bucharest and the Faculty of Music, University of West Timisoara, Romania. Founder and president of the Association "Romanian Brass Society”.
TAMIR AKTA Prize winner of many important competitions, Akta completed his trumpet academic training at the Paris Conservatory. In addition to his performing schedule as soloist and composer, he teaches trumpet and supervises an elementary school music education project in Raanana, Israel.
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