Shy SK

Shy S.

Bronx, NY

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Shy delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+

Teaching since:
June 2002

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!!


Professional Musician
Jan 2004 - Present

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.


Classical Piano
Aug 2009 - Jul 2013
City College of New York
Jan 2000 - Aug 2003
Kiriyat Sharet High School, Holon - Israel


Fluent / Native Proficiency
Limited Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency


Bachelor of Fine Arts
Jun 2013
City College of New York

Honorary Graduate, GPA 3.83
Summa cum Laude


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


Phi Beta Kappa
Jun 2013

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.

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Golden Key International Honor Society
Dec 2010

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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