Position: Visiting Assistant Professor, Piano Pedagogy and Performance
Employed Since: 2021
B.M., M.M., The Juilliard School of Music
Pianist Marika Bournaki has been dubbed “The Celine Dion of Classical” by the Huffington Post. As the subject of the feature-length award-winning documentary “I Am Not A Rockstar,” Bournaki has toured internationally as concert pianist and ambassador for the arts. She has empowered youth through her projects “Moi, J’en Parle” and “Let’s Play,” in addition to her work as a member of Piano Six – New Generation, bringing music to underserved populations in Canada. She is an artist-in-residence at the Lunenburg Academy of Music Performance in Canada and is a member of the Mile-End Trio, Frisson Ensemble, and collaborative piano faculty at the Eastern Music Festival in North Carolina. She is represented by Parker Artists, NYC. Visit www.parkerartists.com/Marika-Bournaki.html and www.marikabournaki.com to learn more.
It is with great honor and excitement that I am joining the prestigious faculty at Shenandoah Conservatory. I look forward to immersing myself in its thriving, nurturing and enriching environment, as well as supporting the piano division in its pursuit of student growth, experience and excellence. As a proud Winchester resident, I will enjoy sharing great art with the community.