Valery Goldes has played the piano since the age of 7 until eventually working his way up to studying the piano at the Juilliard School in New York. As a performer, Valery has played with many orchestras worldwide such as the Israel Philharmonic under the baton of world-renowned conductor, Zubin Mehta, Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra of the Hochschule fur Musik und Theater, amongst others. Valery is also a pop artist. His debut song, Cinderella – Special Girl, became a viral hit on social media and was viewed more than a million times on You Tube. As an instructor, Valery’s passion has always been to share his music knowledge and experience with his students. He has been teaching students of all ages and believes in being not only an instructor, but also a mentor to all of them. His passion is to expand their knowledge and inspire them to be creative in their craft. Valery specializes in piano, composition, songwriting, and improvisation.