“Bournaki is exceptional… a truly phenomenal performance.”
- New York Times
Marika Bournaki is a Canadian pianist from Montreal, QC. She has toured internationally as soloist and recitalist, and was the subject of the award-winning documentary “I am Not a Rockstar”, chronicling her development from age 12 to 20. She received both BM and MM degrees from The Juilliard School, and is a member of Piano Six, the Next Generation.
Julian Schwarz is an American cellist from Seattle, WA. He was the 1st prizewinner in the 2013 Inaugural Schoenfeld International String Competition in Hong Kong, and is currently Asst. Professor of Cello at the Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester VA. He is an international soloist and active contributor to Strings Magazine’s Artist Blog. He received both BM and MM degrees from The Juilliard School.