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Christina Chao

Christina Chao

Lecturer in Music
Vocal Coach

Christina Chao is a passionate collaborative pianist who has distinguished herself as a versatile musician. She has garnered acclaim for her performances as a solo pianist, art song recitalist, and chamber musician, and for her knowledge of choral, orchestral and operatic repertoire.

Especially noted for her sensitivity as an art song recitalist, Ms. Chao has performed at The Kennedy Center in Washington DC, the Isabella Stewart ... more ➔

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Andrey Karpyuk

Andrey Karpyuk

Instructor of Piano Proficiency

Ukranian-born pianist Andrey Karpyuk has quickly earned his reputation as a soloist and collaborative artist throughout the United States, Eastern Europe, Russia and Ukraine.  A prize winner of several piano competitions, including the Young Artist Piano Competition (Ukraine), Andrey began his studies at the Music School for Gifted Children at the age of seven.

Mr. Karpyuk received his Bachelor and Master of Music degrees i ... more ➔

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Eunhae Grace Lee

Eunhae Grace Lee

Assistant Professor of Music
Applied Instructor of Piano
Instructor of Music in Worship
Staff Pianist; Vocal Coach

Eunhae Grace Lee has garnered acknowledgement as an accomplished performer nationwide and abroad, recognized with the First Prize in the Los Angeles International Liszt Competition, Level I Award in youngARTS of the National Foundation for the Advancement in the Arts, Koren Honor Scholarship from the Korean Embassy, Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award, and First Prizes in the Glendale Piano Competition, Benno Rubinyi Piano ... more ➔

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Jessica Modaff

Jessica Modaff

Instructor in Music

Jessica Modaff, Instructor in Music, teaches the music theory and aural skills sequence, and is also a vocal and instrumental coach, piano instructor and collaborative pianist at Gordon College. She has held coach and collaborative pianist positions for numerous choirs and individual performers throughout Massachusetts and in the Chicago area, as well as England, France, Russia, Slovenia and Austria. She has accompanied at con ... more ➔

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Alina Polyakov

Alina Polyakov

Instructor of Piano

Alina Polyakov teaches applied piano at Gordon. She was born in the Ukraine in the former Soviet Union, and holds both master’s and doctoral degrees from the Gnessin’s Conservatory in Moscow. Her principal teachers were Emil Gilels, Yuri Petrov and Leonid Brumberg. Ms. Polyakov has performed with the Gnessin’s Conservatory Orchestra and has performed extensively in the former Soviet Union. Her performance experience also ... more ➔

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