Masterclass with Simon Ghraichy

On October 11th, BMS hosted French-born pianist Simon Ghraichy in a master class with BMS students Ivan Pena, Gavin Harris, and Chris Yip, followed by a preview performance of a duet between Mr. Ghraichy and BMS student Santos Simpson that will be performed at Mr. Ghraichy's upcoming Carnegie Hall concert. Each student performed a piece for Mr. Ghraichy and were offered valuable insight into the musical possibilities of their performances by Mr. Ghraichy. This free masterclass served as the second of three components of Simon Ghraichy's BMS residency, culminating in a concert at Carnegie Hall on Friday, October 14th at 7:30pm.