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Recording session for the exceptional Kentucky composer Gyuli Kambarova.

As I am so honored to receive an offer to record a prize-winning concertino for violin and piano by the rising star composer Gyuli Kambarova, I start my work on it right away! Stay tuned for the new release coming soon.

Recording session for the famous Kentucky composer Gyuli Kambarova.


I am happy to share some GREAT NEWS! Gyuli Kambarova have been chosen by Kentucky Teachers National Association as the best composer of Kentucky 2019 to write a commissioned piece and represent Kentucky State at the Music Teachers National Association at the National Composer Composition Competition! Congratulations!

About Gyuli:

Gyuli Kambarova is a classically trained pianist and composer graduated from the prestigious Rostov State Rakhmaninov Conservatory. There she received two Masters of Music with honors in Piano Performance and Music Composition. 

She began her career in Southern Russia where she was composing, performing and teaching. Gyuli's works started to be acknowledged across the area and widely performed in graduate recitals and concerts, and soon spread across the country. For her contribution to contemporary music she was accepted to the Union of Dagestan Composers and later to the Union of Russian Composers. After moving to the United States in 2010, Gyuli started developing her career in Louisville area and across the country. She has performed numerous times at the University of Louisville School of Music, Youth Performing Arts School, Louisville Academy of Music, libraries, nursing homes, churches, and other venues in Kentuckiana as a pianist and composer collaborating with many great musicians and dancers. Besides performing and composing, Gyuli is a very gifted educator with more than 20 years of teaching experience. Her students have won International and Regional piano and composer competitions demonstrating high professional level of both students and the teacher. The last achievement of Gyuli’s students was winning at “20thAnnual Nathaniel Patch Piano Competition” (2ndPlace and Honorable Mention).

Some of Gyuli's other achievements are: became a finalist of the prestigious International Antonin Dvorak Composition Competition (Prague, Czech Republic), won the competition "Fifteen-Minutes-Of-Fame: Re-Imagining Shubert" (New York, USA), received several diplomas from "Choir Laboratory XXI Century" (St. Petersburg, Russia) and grant from the International Alliance for Women In Music (Winston-Salem, NC, USA), became a winner of "Fifteen-Minutes-Of-Fame: Re-Imagining Schubert" (New York, NY, USA), composed music for a documentary by Anna Barsukova "You Are Not Alone!" and won diploma for this music (Oryol, Russia), received Third Place Laureate of the “5th International Composer Competition named after S. Prokofiev” (Chelyabinsk, Russia).

Gyuli has released three CDs: “Dreams” (2014), “My Way” (2016), and Memories” (2018). They include her own instrumental music that covers different styles: classical, romantic, jazz, contemporary, and cinematic. 

Gyuli Kambarova has developed a unique voice in her compositions; her works incorporate an incredible mixture of Eastern sounds and classical techniques. Her technical prowess enables her to write a wide range of music, of various styles and instruments. 

She currently resides in Louisville, KY where she continues to compose, teach, and perform across the country.

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