Welcome back to Part 2 of The Piano Pod’s Season 4 Episode 1 with Dr. Michael Kaykov, a celebrated American pianist, recording maestro, and educator. 👏If you missed our intriguing chat in Part 1, where we delved into the mysteries of Scriabin’s Synesthesia and the life of an independent artist post-prestigious training, catch up on your go-to podcast platform or tap HERE. Episode Highlights:

  • Michael’s passion for Liszt & Scriabin
  • Essential Skills for Modern Musicians
  • The Role of Classical Musicians in Society

🎹 Spotlight on Michael Kaykov: Born into a musical lineage, Michael began his performance journey at just 6. His illustrious education spans institutions like Mannes College & Juilliard, studying under legends Jerome Rose & Jerome Lowenthal. In 2020, he achieved his DMA from the Manhattan School of Music, focusing on Scriabin Etudes. His third album, ‘Unrivalled’, has been lauded for its sheer brilliance. Apart from his performances, Dr. Kaykov passionately mentors the upcoming musical talents. 🌐 Discover more about Dr. Kaykov’s illustrious journey HERE.

🎹 About The Piano Pod🎙 Greetings, piano lovers! I’m Yukimi Song, your host from NYC. Every fortnight, join me as I delve deep into the world of PIANO with groundbreakers from the classical music industry. Our mission? To provide a platform for classical musicians and educators to reflect and discuss how to keep our industry robust and relevant in this rapidly changing world and move it forward in the post-pandemic era.