YULIA MUSAYELYAN

Yulia Musayelyan is a flutist and composer originally from Moscow, Russia. A versatile performer and improviser, she leads an original quartet and tango project, co-leads the Macayú Trio. Yulia collaborates and performs regularly with other cross-genre projects, such as Fernando Huergo Quintet and Big Band, Vadim Neselovskyi Group, Gaia Wilmer Octet, Louis Cole Big Band, and Brooklyn Orchestra, among others.
Her chamber works have been performed in New York City and featured in the 2006 short film Natalie Bonn. She was a soloist in a concert with TACTUS Contemporary Ensemble with guest conductor maestro Pierre Boulez, and has performed with Brooklyn Orchestra at the United Nations Headquarters in NYC, as a soloist on flute and Armenian duduk.
Yulia’s latest album releases include “Unsaid” (Next Level, 2020) with her quartet, and “Oblivion” (ZOHO Music, 2021), with the tango project, as well as “Landscapes” with Macayú Trio (2019). She has recorded on over 30 albums as a sideman, and toured the U.S., the U.K., Europe, Central and South America with various musical projects. Yulia holds degrees from Manhattan School of Music and New York University. She joined the faculty of Berklee College of Music in 2017. Please visit www.yuliamusayelyan.com for more information.

 

MAXIM LUBARSKY

Virtuoso at the piano, Maxim Lubarsky is a remarkable pianist, whose stylistic versatility and musicality makes him one of the most sought-after musicians. 
A native of Odessa, Ukraine, Maxim was originally trained as a classical pianist at famous Stolyarsky School of Music and Odessa State Conservatory. Already in school he developed a passion for jazz and received a scholarship to further his studies at Berklee College of Music.
Maxim has performed and recorded with such musicians as Dee Dee Bridgewater, Terri Lynn Carrington, Gabrielle Goodman, and Dave Samuels, among others. He participated in St. Petersburg Music Fest (Russia), Spoleto Festival (SC), Beantown Festival (MA), Diacetum Festival (Italy), “Black Sea Weekend” (Ukraine), “Usadba Jazz” Festival (Russia), ArtNaples Festival (FL), Cambridge Jazz Festival (MA), Salem Jazz and Soul Festival (MA).
Maxim is an Assistant Professor at Berklee College of Music. He has also been invited numerous times with masterclasses in China, South Africa, Ukraine and Russia. Maxim continues a vivid performing and recording career, leading Maxim Lubarsky Group and working on several other projects with musicians from around the world. To learn more about Maxim Lubarsky visit www.maximlubarsky.com