Dr. Namik Sultanov is a distinguished pianist and outstanding pedagogue with exceptional lyrical gifts and a distinctive performance style. Born in Baku, Azerbaijan, he studied with Prof. Lev Naumov at the Moscow State Conservatory. After graduation, Dr. Sultanov was appointed Associate Professor with the added title of "Honored Artist of the Azerbaijan Republic".
Dr. Sultanov was Chairman of the Piano Department and Vice Dean of the Faculty of Music and Performing Arts at Bilkent University in Turkey. Dr. Sultanov currently teaches at San Jose State University School of Music and Dance.
This Master Class will be held on-stage at the Competition Site, an intimate venue with great acoustics and a Steinway D Piano! Dr. Sultanov will be sharing his vast knowledge and experience base with the audience, giving practical suggestions while playing examples. Note: Tickets to this Master Class are for spectators only.