Christina Gasparich is a performing pianist and audio engineer native to California. She decided she wanted to make music her career when she first began piano lessons at five and has pursued that without hesitation ever since. She is currently a master’s candidate for piano performance at the University of Southern California (USC), Thornton School of Music where she graduated summa cum laude with a B.M. in piano performance under the tutelage of Professor Daniel Pollack with a minor in music recording.
In addition to her time spent studying she loves performing and has performed extensively both solo and collaboratively. She particularly enjoys contemporary classical music, and has been a performer for over four years with the Thornton showcase ensemble Edge where she has premiered multiple works.
Ms. Christina has always loved to help others and share her passion for music. She has experience teaching piano to all levels and ages, with a current focus on young beginners. With her intense classical training and performance experience, Ms. Christina specializes in teaching classical piano interpretation, and, with musical theater keyboard and audio engineering work, she is knowledgeable in and also enjoys teaching many other styles.
Ms. Christina recognizes the huge impact her teachers had on her development, and she likewise wishes to share some of her expertise and joy of playing piano with her students. She aims to create a positive, encouraging atmosphere with a focus on constructive criticism that is flexibly tailored to the individual needs and goals of each pupil.