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Dr. Hristo Birbochukov
Classical Instrumental Department Chair: Piano

(504) 940-2842

The Bulgarian-born pianist Hristo Birbochukov [B IH R – b oh – CH UU – k oh v] has appeared frequently in solo and collaborative music performances in Eastern Europe and in the United States, including a New York debut recital in 2012.…

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Josiah Bullach
Classical Instrumental Faculty: Brass

Josiah Bullach serves as Associate and Assistant Principal Horn of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. Since his appointment to the LPO in 2016, Josiah has played an active role as a performer, recording artist, and educator.…

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Dr. Leslie Cain
Music Theory, Ear Training, Accompanist

Pianist Leslie Cain, D.M.A., has been widely praised for her delicate touch and nuanced sense of color at the keyboard. Born and raised in Los Angeles, she completed her Bachelor’s degree at the Manhattan School of Music, where she studied with André-Michel Schub.…

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Dr. Zorica Dimova
Classical Instrumental Instructor: Violin/Viola, Strings

Zorica Dimova is originally from Bulgaria. She started playing the violin when she was 5 years old. At 9 she joined the Youth Orchestra with which she toured Europe and won various awards.…

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Mark-Anthony Thomas
Vocal Instructor, Musicianship

Emerging tenor Mark-Anthony Thomas is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana. He is graduate of the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts, where he studied vocal music and received a Certificate of Artistry under the tutelage of Phyllis Treigle.…

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