Dr. Dany Nachman , piano

Dr. Dany Nachman holds a Bachelor of Music from McGill University in Montreal, a Master of Music and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the renowned Manhattan School of Music in New York. He has studied with Arkady Aronov, Dorothy Morton and Raymond Lewenthal, and has performed in masterclasses of Menahem Pressler, Anton Kuerti, Gary Graffman and John Browning. He has participated in the summer music festivals of Orford, Quebec and Parry Sound, Ontario. Dr. Nachman has performed numerous solo and chamber music recitals in New York City, Montreal's Pollack Hall, Northern Ontario, Michigan and Indiana University in Bloomington. He was a featured soloist with the Sault Symphony Orchestra on a number of occasions, including performances of Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy, conducted by Dr. Elmer Iseler. More recently, as a member of Trio Capriccio, Trionto, as well as a piano quartet, he performed at the Royal Conservatory, the Arts and Letters Club, Women's Art Association, Living Arts Center, Mississauga Central Library, McMichael Art Gallery, Northern District Library and Glendon College.

From 1991 to 2001, he was an adjunct professor of music at Algoma University College and a full time faculty member of the Algoma Conservatory of Music in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, teaching piano and courses in theory, history and music appreciation. He has given a number of masterclasses and has lectured in Algoma University’s Colloquium Series. He was the piano division coordinator for the Kiwanis Music Festival of Sault Ste. Marie from 1998 to 2001. He has taught at the Kingsway Conservatory and the Euromusic Center, and is an elementary teacher in the Peel District School Board. He has been an examiner for RCM Examinations since 2003.