– Pianist –
Humay Gasimzade received her Doctorate degree in the Contemporary Performance Program (Piano) in the studio of Professor Robert Satterlee at the College of Music Arts/Bowling Green State University in 2018-2022 academic years.
She received her Master of Music degree in the Contemporary Performance Program (Piano) in the studio of Professors: Anthony de Mare, Christopher Oldfather, and Margaret Kampmeier at Manhattan School of Music, New York in 2016-2018 academic years.
Born in Baku, Azerbaijan, Humay received her Bachelor’s Degree in Piano Performance at the Baki Music Academy (2007-2011) in the studio of Professor Adila Vakilova, and Masters Degree in the studio of Professor Einar Rottingen at the Grieg Academy in Bergen, Norway (2012-2014). She was awarded a Post Graduate Diploma in Piano Performance in the studio of Professor Daniel Rohm at Institutt for Musikk og Dans/Stavanger University.
Outstanding musical achievements include her participation in many concerts and festivals such as Scirabin 150 Festival (online) organized by Scriabin Society of America, Bang on a Can Festival in Massachusetts, Cortona New Music Festival in Italy, Bridging the Gap Music Festival in New York, Avgarde, International Chamber Music Festival in Stavanger, Norway, Youth Chamber Music Festival in Stavanger, Borealis Contemporary Music Festival in Bergen, Norway as both a soloist and chamber music performer. She is a winner of Cortona Contemporary Performance Competition, Chamber Music Competition at Stavanger University in Norway, and the Conrad Art Song Competition at Bowling Green State University in Ohio.
Humay’s work experience include teaching Sight-Reading, Class Piano, Applied Piano lessons at the Bowling Green State University as a Teaching Assistant, teaching piano lessons at the Distance Learning Program at Manhattan School of Music, Orpheus Academy of Music in Texas and at MUNO Music school in Norway and working as an accompanist at the Contemporary Opera Ensemble at Manhattan School of Music.
Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green, Ohio)
- Doctor of Musical Arts in Contemporary Music, 2022
Manhattan School of Music (New York, New York)
- Master of Music in Contemporary Performance, 2018
Stavanger University, Institutt for Musik og Dans (Stavanger, Norway)
- Postgraduate Diploma in Piano Performance, 2015
The Grieg Academy, University of Bergen (Bergen, Norway)
- Master of Music in Piano Performance, 2014
Baku Music Academy (Baku, Azerbaijan)
- Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance, 2011