STAFF

Agnes Schwartz
Violin & Viola Master degree from Bartok conservatory and Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest. She is winner of many prizes and awards in Europe and in the US. Ms. Schwartz has held principal viola positions in Italy, Norway, Iceland, and Israel, Germany, and in the US. She is giving solo concerts and recitals, teaching at the COC, at APU.
Andrew Park
First Prize winner of Joanna Hodges International Piano Competition Devoted chamber music musician with his own group, the Park Trio. Judged at innumerable competitions (i.e. Lansum Competition, SYMF and MTAC competitions including CM Advanced Panel) Dr. Park studied piano with Nelms McKelvain at the Idyllwild Arts Academy. Then, he completed his entire bachelor, masters, and doctoral degrees at the University of Southern California with a world renowned pianist, John Perry. Dr. Park’s students have won prizes at numerous international, national, and local competitions such as SYMF, Satori, Diamond Bar Music Competition, Southern California Jr. Bach Festival of MTAC, American Protégé, American Fine Arts Festival(AFAF), MTAC State Solo & Concerto Competition, Glendale Piano Competition, Lansum International Competition, and others.
Angelika Smirnov
In her native Ukraine, Angelika’s talent was recognized by appearances with chamber and symphony orchestras and top honors in all the competitions in which she has taken part: Kyiv-Vorsel (First Prize, two years in a row), the Zakarpatija Festival of Uzhgorod (Grand Prix), and Third Prize at the prestigious International Franz Liszt Piano Competition in Utrecht, Holland, etc. Angelika Fuchs received her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from Budapest’s Franz Liszt Academy, continued her education at the Oberlin Conservatory (Ohio, USA) and earned her Professional Studies Diploma at the Manhattan School of Music (New York, USA). Angelika founded the "Visual Music" project, the idea of connecting classical piano with other arts. Recently, Ms. Fuchs moved to Los Angeles, United States, where she continues to give concerts, teach and work on her future projects.