Piano 1: David Mach is a pianist, piano teacher, and collaborator based in Norman and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. His students regularly receive superior ratings at AMTA district and state assessments. David himself has received prizes in numerous competitions regionally and internationally including The Virtual New Orleans Piano Institute International Competition, The Orbetello International Piano Competition, The University of Oklahoma Rising Star Solo Competition, The University of Oklahoma Concerto Competition, The Birmingham Music Club Guild, National Federation of Music Clubs, MTNA String Chamber Competition, and The University of Alabama Concerto & Aria competition. David received his Master’s degree in Piano Performance at the University of Houston under Madison Endowed Professor of Piano Nancy Weems, and is currently studying his DMA in Piano Performance and Pedagogy at the University of Oklahoma under Dr. Jeongwon Ham and Dr. Barbara Fast. He received his BM under Dr. Kevin Chance at the University of Alabama Moody School of Music.
Piano 2: Mimi Zhang is a pianist, educator and collaborator based in Norman Oklahoma, where she is pursuing a DMA in Piano Performance and Pedagogy under the tutelage of Dr. Jeongwon Ham and Dr. Barbara Fast. Ms. Zhang received her MM in piano performance from the University of Alabama with Dr. Kevin Chance and BA in music education and piano performance at Virginia Tech with Dr. Tracy Cowden. Zhang served as President for the University of Alabama Music Teachers Association (MTNA) Collegiate Chapter during her master’s. Ms. Zhang has been a prize winner in numerous competitions including the Memphis International Competition, Alabama Music Teachers Association Concerto Competition, National Federation of Music Clubs, and several Solo MTNA Competitions. Zhang has been invited to present her research at the MTNA National Conference, MTNA Collegiate Symposium, and the NCKP National Conference.