Artist's Biography

Nina Isidora

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Nina Isidora             (click here to see a short video clip of  a  recent performance)

Started her piano lessons at the age of 5, and gave her first piano recital at age 8 in the State Music Academy of her native Sofia (Bulgaria). Since then she has been the example of diligence  and 
talent combined, being the student of great teachers such as: Stoyanov, Pelishek, Schroeder, Michelson, (from the Juilliard School), and also Vincze,  (Hungary).

Isidora applies the Alexander principal, (originated in london) as a pianist approach, to not only herself, but to all of her students, producing competition winners and prize winning students. In May of 1991, Isidora competed in the National Beethoven Sonata Competition in Memphis Tennessee, where twelve finalist were chosen out of 97 participants nationwide as semi-finalist. She was one of the twelve, and the only one from Florida. She has given numerous Benefit Recitals to go toward student scholarships as such locations as Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Eckerd College, Florida College, University of South Florida, and many other locations.

Isidora holds degrees of B.A., M.A., and Artist Diploma with teachers from Germany, Juilliard School, and Hungary. Isidora had a successful Piano Studio for 11 years in Forest Hills, New York. In 1988 she relocated to Tampa Florida, and began teaching at the Community Music Division of University of South Florida the same year.  She was a charter member, and remained teaching with them until it's closing in 2003 due to financial problems.

Isidora has her private two grand piano Professional Studio in North Tampa, (Land O' Lakes). She has been requested many to be a judge at various local and state competitions, festivals, etc. 
In 2005 Isidora presented along with pianist Ken Hanks, four benefit recitals, in distinguished locations in the area. Isidora's latest CD is available
 

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