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Juilliard Student Recital: Michalis Boliakis, Collaborative Piano
Monday December 16, 2019, 8:00 pm - 9:30 pmFree
Michalis Boliakis, Collaborative Piano
Michalis Boliakis is in the Doctor of Musical Arts program at The Juilliard School. He was born in Athens and studied piano with Elena Mouzalas and Harmony, Counterpoint, Fugue and Orchestration with Alkis Papadopoulos. Considered to be a piano prodigy, he was rewarded at the Greek National Piano Competition and the International Piano Competition Konzerteum, and was granted a scholarship by the Greek State and the Leventis Foundation to study abroad. In 2005 he moved to France, where he specialized in piano performance, collaborative piano and vocal coaching at the prestigious Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris with accomplished and charismatic teachers such as Bruno Rigutto, Anne Queffélec and Erika Guiomar. In 2007, the Academy of Athens honored his artistic involvement with the Prize Eleni Mykoniou. In 2012, at the end of his Master studies, the Conservatoire hired him as vocal coach and accompanist.