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Daredjan Baya Kakouberi

Artistic Director

Blue Candlelight Music Series

HQ Phone:  (410) 513-9167

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Blue Candlelight Music Series

19607 Bent Brook Court

Dallas, Texas, 75252

United States

Company Description

The Blue Candlelight Music Series was founded in 2002 by Daredjan 'Baya' Kakouberi and Lisa Blue. Their vision was to enrich the cultural fabric of Dallas by presenting performances by world class musicians in the intimate surroundings of an elegant private ho...more

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Background Information

Employment History

Pianist

FASO


Pianist; Piano Teacher

Cedar Valley College; "Blue Candlelight Music Series" ;Baya Kakouberi's Piano Studio


Affiliations

BlueCandle Music Series

Founder


Moscow Conservatory

Founder


Education

degrees

Moscow Conservatory of Music


doctorate degree

Moscow Conservatory


Web References(74 Total References)


Quartetto Virtuosi - FASOAmarillo.org

Comprised of Daredjan Kakouberi, piano, Gary Levinson, violin, Michael Klotz, viola and Dmitry Kouzov, cello they represent a unique set of skills to interpret a variety of musical styles in the most authentic manner possible.
Kakouberi and Kouzov were trained in Russia. Daredjan Kakouberi Daredjan Baya Kakouberi, pianist, has been hailed as a "treat to watch and hear" was born in Tbilisi, Georgia, and made her debut at the age of eleven. After graduating from Tbilisi Special School of Music for the Talented and Gifted, she entered the Moscow Conservatory, where she continued her studies on the Master's and Doctoral levels under the tutelage of Sergei Dorenski, and Tchaikovsky Competition Gold Medalist, Vladimir Krainev. In December 2011, Dr. Kakouberi was honored with the 2011 Women Extraordinaire award. This prestigious award given by Business Leader Magazine recognizes women executives who have made a significant contribution to their community. In March 2010, Dr. Kakouberi was the recipient of the coveted International Ambassador for Cultural Exchange Award. Awarded by the Russian Winter Festival at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, this award recognizes outstanding achievement in performing and teaching disciplines domestically and abroad. In 2009, Ms. Kakouberi was engaged to tour China a soloist. Due to her much sought after teaching skills, she is also rounding out the cultural event by presenting master classes in the leading conservatories in mainland China. In 2008, she collaborated with violinist Gary Levinson in the recording of the complete sonatas for piano and violin by Beethoven. The project was spearheaded by the Classical Music Recording Foundation. The four CD set is slated for release n 2012. Ms. Kakouberi has appeared as a soloist with orchestras in Moscow, Georgia, Armenia, Latvia, Italy and the United States. In 1996, she was among the "World's Ten Most Distinguished Pianists" chosen by the Palm Beach Invitational Piano Competition. In the summer of 2000, Ms. Kakouberi was chosen as recipient of the "Most Outstanding and Distinguished Pianist" award in the IBLA International Competition in Italy. In addition to her solo recitals, she has appeared as guest soloist in concerts throughout the US and Europe, including performances at Moscow Conservatory Great Hall, Steinway Hall in New York, and the Cerritos Center for Performing Arts in California. As a chamber performer Ms. Kakouberi made her debut at Carnegie Weill Recital Hall in New York in February 2002. Ms. Kakouberi returns to that venue in a scheduled appearance on the CMRF annual gala concert in the fall of 2012 at Weill Hall. Noted as an outstanding Chamber Music Artist, Ms. Kakouberi is the Artistic Director of the Blue Candlelight Music Series in Dallas, Texas, www.bluecandlelight.org where she enjoys collaboration with internationally renowned artists. As a noted chamber musician she has appeared numerous times at the Music in the Mountains Festival in Durango, CO, where she was also a frequent soloist. She is a household name at the major venues in North Texas, such as the University of North Texas in Denton, TX, the Dallas Museum of Art and the Eisemann Center for the Performing Arts where she has appeared as a concerto soloist. Ms. Kakouberi regularly appears with her most gifted students at the Giovanni Adulti Concert Series held at the Piano Gallery in Dallas. In an unprecedented project in the spring of 2009, Ms. Kakouberi has recorded the three books of the Russian Piano Technique, based on the teachings of Professor Nikolaev, to be used in practice and performance techniques for students of all levels.


2013 - 2014 Season

NYC based Julian Milkis and Amernet Quartet violist Michael Klotz will thrill you with music of Piazzolla, Bach and spectacular composer Alexander Goldstein, joined by our own Artistic Director, Baya Kakouberi.
For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Baya Kakouberi bcmseries@gmail.com


Board of Directors

Daredjan Baya Kakouberi


Fryderyk Chopin Society of Texas: Artists p.6

Biographical Information on Dr. Daredjan "Baya" Kakouberi
Pianist Daredjan "Baya" Kakouberi was born in Tbilisi, Georgia, the former Soviet republic that is now the Democratic Republic of Georgia. She made her piano debut at the age of 11. After graduating from Tbilisi Special School of Music for the Talented and Gifted, she entered the Moscow Conservatory, where she continued her studies at the master's and doctoral levels under the tutelage of famous pianist and professor Sergei Dorenski and International Tchaikovsky Competition gold medalist Vladimir Krainev. She continued her education with distinguished pianist Vladimir Viardo, a winner of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Dr. Kakouberi has appeared as a soloist with orchestras in Moscow, Georgia, Armenia, Latvia, Italy and the United States. In 1996, she was among the "World's 10 Most Distinguished Pianists" chosen by the Palm Beach Invitational Piano Competition. In the summer of 2000, she was chosen as recipient of the "Most Outstanding and Distinguished Pianist" award in the IBLA Grand Prize International Competition in Ragusa-Ibla, Italy. In addition to her solo recitals, she has appeared as guest soloist in concerts throughout the U.S. and Europe, including performances at Moscow Conservatory's Great Hall, Steinway Hall in New York and the Cerritos Center for Performing Arts in California. As a chamber performer, Dr. Kakouberi made her debut at Carnegie Weill Recital Hall in New York in February 2002. Noted as an outstanding chamber music artist, Dr. Kakouberi serves as artistic director of the Blue Candlelight Music Series in Dallas, where she enjoys collaboration with internationally renowned artists. Since 1996, she has appeared as a guest artist at the acclaimed summer series "Music in the Mountains" and guest soloist at the Music in the Mountains Festival in Durango, Colorado. (bio information from the Dallas Community College website.)


Quartetto Virtuosi - FASOAmarillo.org

Comprised of Daredjan Kakouberi, piano, Gary Levinson, violin, Michael Klotz, viola and Dmitry Kouzov, cello they represent a unique set of skills to interpret a variety of musical styles in the most authentic manner possible.
Kakouberi and Kouzov were trained in Russia. Daredjan Kakouberi Daredjan Baya Kakouberi, pianist, has been hailed as a "treat to watch and hear" was born in Tbilisi, Georgia, and made her debut at the age of eleven. After graduating from Tbilisi Special School of Music for the Talented and Gifted, she entered the Moscow Conservatory, where she continued her studies on the Master's and Doctoral levels under the tutelage of Sergei Dorenski, and Tchaikovsky Competition Gold Medalist, Vladimir Krainev. In December 2011, Dr. Kakouberi was honored with the 2011 Women Extraordinaire award. This prestigious award given by Business Leader Magazine recognizes women executives who have made a significant contribution to their community. In March 2010, Dr. Kakouberi was the recipient of the coveted International Ambassador for Cultural Exchange Award. Awarded by the Russian Winter Festival at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, this award recognizes outstanding achievement in performing and teaching disciplines domestically and abroad. In 2009, Ms. Kakouberi was engaged to tour China a soloist. Due to her much sought after teaching skills, she is also rounding out the cultural event by presenting master classes in the leading conservatories in mainland China. In 2008, she collaborated with violinist Gary Levinson in the recording of the complete sonatas for piano and violin by Beethoven. The project was spearheaded by the Classical Music Recording Foundation. The four CD set is slated for release n 2012. Ms. Kakouberi has appeared as a soloist with orchestras in Moscow, Georgia, Armenia, Latvia, Italy and the United States. In 1996, she was among the "World's Ten Most Distinguished Pianists" chosen by the Palm Beach Invitational Piano Competition. In the summer of 2000, Ms. Kakouberi was chosen as recipient of the "Most Outstanding and Distinguished Pianist" award in the IBLA International Competition in Italy. In addition to her solo recitals, she has appeared as guest soloist in concerts throughout the US and Europe, including performances at Moscow Conservatory Great Hall, Steinway Hall in New York, and the Cerritos Center for Performing Arts in California. As a chamber performer Ms. Kakouberi made her debut at Carnegie Weill Recital Hall in New York in February 2002. Ms. Kakouberi returns to that venue in a scheduled appearance on the CMRF annual gala concert in the fall of 2012 at Weill Hall. Noted as an outstanding Chamber Music Artist, Ms. Kakouberi is the Artistic Director of the Blue Candlelight Music Series in Dallas, Texas, www.bluecandlelight.org where she enjoys collaboration with internationally renowned artists. As a noted chamber musician she has appeared numerous times at the Music in the Mountains Festival in Durango, CO, where she was also a frequent soloist. She is a household name at the major venues in North Texas, such as the University of North Texas in Denton, TX, the Dallas Museum of Art and the Eisemann Center for the Performing Arts where she has appeared as a concerto soloist. Ms. Kakouberi regularly appears with her most gifted students at the Giovanni Adulti Concert Series held at the Piano Gallery in Dallas. In an unprecedented project in the spring of 2009, Ms. Kakouberi has recorded the three books of the Russian Piano Technique, based on the teachings of Professor Nikolaev, to be used in practice and performance techniques for students of all levels.


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