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BRAHMS, Johannes

“ Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel “3-6. Performed by Jenna Atias

00:00 / 02:30


* Classical concert pianist                                                *  Extensive performance background

* Excellent sight-reader                                                   *  Dedicated music teacher

* Talented accompanist                                                    *  Organized and responsible

* Comprehensive knowledge of music theory                 *  Fluent in English, Hebrew and Russian


1993-1996   Music Artist Certificate, The Rubin Music Academy, Jerusalem, Israel

1988-1993   Master’s Degree, Piano Instruction, Chamber Music, Piano

                    Performance & Accompaniment

                    The Music Academy, Lvov, Ukraine

1977-1988  Bachelor’s Degree, Piano Instruction & Performance

                    Professional School of Music, Lvov, Ukraine


Concert Pianist

1990 to current

Concert pianist - performances solo, as a member of chamber ensemble and with an orchestra. Accompanist - collaborative pianist providing piano accompaniment for a wide variety of rehearsals and concerts. Piano duet rehearsals and performances.  Collaboration with string, brass, reed, voice and choral ensemble. Playing piano for musical theatre productions.

Collaborative Pianist

2012 - present                            La Cañada High School, La Cañada, CA

Piano Accompanist and Fine Arts Specialist. Duties include assisting the choral director in the rehearsing of various choral groups by playing the piano and following the director's lead; sightreading musical parts with the high accuracy; conducting sectional rehearsals of groups by playing the piano and teaching the parts; assisting in maintaining classroom discipline; attending festivals, competitions and other musical events for the purpose of accompanying the choral group during presentations. Assisting with musical theatre productions by playing the piano and teaching students the parts.

2007-2010                                           Hoover High School, Glendale, CA

Choir, rehearsals, auditions, concerts and musical theater productions. Recording practice tapes and assisting groups and individuals in learning & solving musical parts.

1997-2003                                                  Conservatoire, Tel Aviv, Israel

Provided piano instruction to the students ages 13-18, preparing students for recitals, exams and competitions. Providing constructive feedback and adjusting lessons as required.

1990-1993                                  Lviv Academy of Music, Lviv, Ukraine

Provided piano accompaniment for vocal and instrumental students. Staff piano player for the Lviv Philharmonic Orchestra.

Special Appearances

Live Radio Shows, Israel, USA

01/18/2014 - "From the Top" live on KUSC fm 91.5 with host Christopher O'Riley, presented by Pacific Symphony

1996 – 2000 “Etnahta” “Mishkenot Sheananim” “Beit Ticho” (Israel radio)

Recording pianist and 2 piano performer:

1996-2003 Kol Israel radio

Musical Theatre Productions

“Charlie Brown” “Sound of Music” 2009-2010; “Peter Pan”, “Damn Yankees”, “Bye Bye Birdie”, “Little Mermaid”, “Grease”, 2011; "Cinderella", "Oliver","Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory", 2012; "The Music Man", 2013, "The Secret Garden", 2014; "Into the Woods", 2016; "Guys and Dolls", 2017; "Les Miserables", 2018; "Mama Mia", 2019.

Musical Festivals & Competitions Israel, Ukraine, Eastern Europe

“Jaffa Festival”, “Abu Gosh Festival”, “Zfat Festival”

“Karen Sharet Competition” 1995, “Shapiro” 1996, “Two Pianos Competition” 1996

Orchestra & Chamber Music Israel, Ukraine, USA

Soloist, Lvov Philharmonic Orchestra, 1990-1993

Chamber Musician for “Renaissance Trio”, 2005-Present


Demo CD & references available upon request

Languages: English/Hebrew/Russian

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