Shy SK

Shy S.

Bronx, NY

About Shy S.

Shy teaches: Ages 5 and up
Teaching since: June 2002
Last sign in: Within a month

Overview

Honorary graduate of Classical Piano from the City College of New York. Composition, orchestration and counterpoint student of renowned composer David Del Tredici. I am also a working professional musician in the field of popular music and a composer of new music.

Studying with some the best in the field, I have a very firm grasp of the principles that need to be presented and how to communicate them. Student of Dr. Daniel Beliavsky and Dr. Chadwick Jenkins for Theory (including Schenkerian Analysis) and a student of Dr. Shaugn O'Donnell for 20th Century Music Theory and Ear-Training.

Loves Teaching!!

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Experience

Professional Musician

Jan 2004 - Present
Freelance

Have been a professional working musician as of the age of 20, playing with major artists in my native-Israel and in the United States.

Education

Classical Piano

Aug 2009 - Jul 2013
City College of New York

Music

Jan 2000 - Aug 2003
Kiriyat Sharet High School, Holon - Israel

Languages Spoken

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

French

Limited Proficiency

Hebrew

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Jun 2013
City College of New York

Honorary Graduate, GPA 3.83
Summa cum Laude

Awards

Pro Musica Award

Apr 2013
City College of New York

Pro Musica Award

Apr 2013
City College of New York

The Victor Herbert Foundation Scholarship

Oct 2012
City College of New York

ASCAP-Chappell/City College Gershwin Award for Composition

Apr 2012
ASCAP\CIty College of New York

Jahoda Award

Nov 2011
City College of New York

Jahoda Award

May 2011
City College of New York

Barnett Award

Nov 2010
City College of New York

Kaye Scholarship

Sep 2010
City College of New York

Drake Award (Outstanding Songwriter)

Jun 2010
City College of New York

Excellent Musician Award

Aug 2003
Kiriyat Sharet High School, Holon - Israel

Affiliations

Phi Beta Kappa

Jun 2013
PhiBetaKappa

The Phi Beta Kappa Society celebrates and advocates excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. Its campus chapters invite for induction the most outstanding arts and sciences students at America’s leading colleges and universities. The Society sponsors activities to advance these studies — the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences — in higher education and in society at large.

Golden Key International Honor Society

Dec 2010
GoldenKey

Golden Key is the world's largest collegiate honor society. Membership into the Society is by invitation only and applies to the top 15% of college and university sophomores, juniors and seniors, as well as top-performing graduate students in all fields of study, based solely on their academic achievements. As an international honor society with more than 400 chapters at colleges and universities around the world, Golden Key is committed to a high standard of scholastic achievement, and an ethos of integrity, innovation, respect, collaboration and diversity

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