JURY - G.Gershwin Music Competition 2017
Michael Bulychev-Okser (United States)
Competition Artistic Director & Chairman
A top prizewinner of many international competitions in USA, Italy, Andorra, Spain and Mexico, pianist Michael Bulychev-Okser was born in Moscow, Russia in a family of distinguished musicians. He composed and played music since the age of seven. Because of Michael’s early and extraordinary talent […]
Richard Glazier (United States)
Every artist has an epiphany. For classically-trained, award-winning pianist Richard Glazier, it happened at age nine, when he saw the film “Girl Crazy” with a score by George & Ira Gershwin. He was so excited by the music he heard, he was prompted to write a fan letter to famed lyricist Ira Gershwin. After corresponding with each other for three years, Gershwin invited his young friend, then 12, to meet him in Beverly Hills.
During their visit, Ira asked Glazier to play […]
Patrick Dillery (United States)
In a world where nimbleness and talent are requirements of survival and excellence in the music world, Patrick Dillery is exceptional. Both at home and abroad, he is in demand as a performer, teacher, clinician, and recording artist; he is also an artist of compassion, who recognizes that his gift is important in […]
Raffy Ramiro (Canada/Philippines)
RAFFY RAMIRO ( SWAP ONE) is an internationally acclaimed Musician, Recording Artist, Professor.
His leadership in a field of music band speaks for itself.
He was the Founder of […]