MEET THE TEAM
Founder, CEO & Piano Teacher
Michele Gelmini is a talented Italian composer, pianist, and teacher. From a young age, he has been captivated by the sounds of the piano. He honed his skills at the Luca Marenzio Conservatory in Brescia, Italy, where he developed a unique approach to composing.
Gelmini's musical talent has been recognized in Italy, including winning first place in the “Casting Online” competition at the international music festival “The X Days.” One of his compositions, "Delice," has been performed in both the United States and Holland.
In 2014, Gelmini collaborated with DJ Ivanix to create the hit song "Trillionaire," which reached the top 50 on the Global iTunes dance chart and was released by "Di Piu` Music." He later co-composed the successful dance track "Zoe" with DJ Ivanix. Gelmini's soundtrack for "The Windsor Paradox" won the Best Original Score award at the Feel The Reel International Film Festival.
Gianluca is a talented Italian pianist with a degree from the San Pietro a Majella Conservatoire in Naples and further studies in Germany and Warsaw. Praised by the international press for his sensitivity, maturity, and power to move listeners, he has won over thirty prizes at prestigious piano competitions and scholarships, including the G. Solti Foundation grant and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs scholarship.
Gianluca regularly performs at well-known European institutions, including the Chopin Society in Warsaw and has made live recordings for "Radio Popolare" and "Radio Classica." His first album, "A Piano Journey," was appreciated by critics, and his second, "Reinhold Gliere Piano Works," received enthusiastic.
He has taught students who have won international piano competitions and graduated from music conservatories, and he has attended several masterclasses with renowned pianists.
Marina Muradian developed a passion for the piano at the age of 8 and went on to study music at the Music School Shubina in Frunze, graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Piano & Music Pedagogy.
In 1995, she moved to Dubai and began teaching piano to students from the comfort of her home. For 20 years, she was self-employed until joining Musica Maestro in 2015. Over the last 7 years, Marina has provided over 6,000 classes to students of all levels, from beginners to advanced, and has helped them prepare for exams from grade 1 until diploma level in Trinity, ABRSM, and LCM.
Marina's students have achieved great success, with one student, Alizeah Yahya, being accepted into 16 different Ivy League universities in the UK and US, with piano playing playing a significant role in her acceptance.