Festival Production Team

The Festival Production Team for pianoSonoma Boston consists of current students at Boston Conservatory at Berklee studying under Jessica Shinn. 

Stephon Davis

Stephon Davis is a marimbist, percussionist, composer, and activist interested in socially/politically charged music. They are in their third year at Boston Conservatory at Berklee under the tutelage of Nancy Zeltsman. Stephon has premiered several works for the marimba in chamber ensembles and has arranged and composed works for marimba and other instruments.

Stephon is a freelance musician and a percussion instructor in Orange County Public Schools in Florida. In addition, Stephon tutors students enrolled in Theory and Ear Training courses at Boston Conservatory and serves on the Conservatory’s Executive Director’s Student Advisory Council.

Anna Hlinomaz

Anna Hlinomaz is a junior Voice Performance major at Boston Conservatory at Berklee, studying under Sara Goldstein. Anna hails from Dayton, Ohio, where she was fortunate to have been involved in the arts from a young age. She has performed across the country with various programs, including the Metropolitan Opera Guild in NYC and SongFest in Los Angeles.

In addition to performing, Anna is passionate about creating valuable artistic experiences as an arts administrator. She has honed her skills in administration while working on the business staff at the College Light Opera Company on Cape Cod, as well as in her current positions as Box Office Supervisor and House Manager at the Boston Conservatory Theater.

Lola Mlacnik

Lola Mlačnik is a Slovenian percussionist. She completed her undergraduate and graduate studies at the Conservatory of Amsterdam and is currently studying in the Artist Diploma program at Boston Conservatory at Berklee.

Lola regularly performs in festivals and events around Europe, most notably as a member of Duo Ikt. She is also an active orchestral musician having performed with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Orchestra of the 18th Century among others.

https://www.duoikt.com

 

Moriah Ongchoco

Filipino pianist Moriah Ongchoco has been seriously studying the piano for eight years. An avid competitor, Moriah has participated in several competitions such as the Steinway Youth Piano Competition, where she placed as a finalist, and hopes to join more competitions in the future. An adventurous musician, Moriah enjoys playing chamber music and collaborating with others and hopes to explore other musical genres such as jazz. Moriah is currently completing a Bachelor of Music under Dr. Jonathan Bass at Boston Conservatory at Berklee.

 

Ines Sanchez Benito

Inés Sánchez Benito is a saxophonist and saxophone teacher with an international musical background. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Music Performance in Saxophone in Spain and a State Degree in Music Pedagogy Expertise Classic and Contemporary Saxophone and a Master’s Degree in Music Research and Musicology in France. She loves to share her music with the public and to create interactive projects. She is a Contemporary Music student at Boston Conservatory at Berklee. As a Fulbright Fellow, she is especially interested in creating Multidisciplinary Projects of Contemporary music for adults and children.

 

Hannah Soren

Cellist Hannah Soren is an active performer in chamber music and solo settings. She strives to find a way to make music accessible to all through new environments or different genres. Freelancing, teaching for a nonprofit organization, and building her own private studio are among a few of her endeavors in Boston. Hannah received her B.M. in Cello Performance at the University of Louisville and M.M. in Cello performance at the Boston Conservatory. She is continuing her studies at Boston Conservatory through a one-year Professional Studies Certificate.

 

Sienna Tabron

Sienna Marie Tabron is a classically trained pianist with a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from the University of Maryland, College Park. She is currently obtaining her master’s degree at Boston Conservatory at Berklee.

Sienna is a teaching assistant for Rasa Vitakauskite at the Cambridge Music Consortium. In her spare time she enjoys singing, songwriting, and composing.

 

Justin Veira

Justin Veira, a pianist and composer from Miami, is a third year Bachelor of Music student at Boston Conservatory at Berklee. He is in the studio of Dr. Jonathan Bass and has a deep appreciation for chamber music. Since coming to the conservatory, he has organized chamber recitals, collaborated with dancers and a choreographer, and played alongside other instrumentalists to premiere his own chamber works, as well as pieces composed by his peers. Justin is an Eagle Scout who also plays the violin and the guitar, and he enjoys writing, singing, and producing original songs.

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