Humay Gasimzadeh is pursuing her Doctorate degree in the Contemporary Performance Program (Piano) in the studio of Professor Robert Satterlee at the College of Musical Arts/Bowling Green State University. She works as a Teaching Assistant at the CMA.
She received her Master of Music degree in the Contemporary Performance Program (Piano) in the studio of Professors: Anthony de Mare, Christopher Oldfather and Margaret Kampmeier at Manhattan School of Music, New York in 2016 – 2018 academic years. She was the recipient of the 2016-2018 Janey Fund Charitable Trust Scholarship.
Born in Baku, Azerbaijan, Humay Gasimzadeh received her Bachelor’s Degree in Piano Performance at the Baku Music Academy (2007-2011) in the studio of Professor Adila Vakilova, and Masters Degree in Piano Performance in the studio of professor Einar Rottingen at the Grieg Academy in Bergen, Norway (2012-2014). She was awarded a Post Graduate Diploma in Piano Performance in the studio of Professor Daniel Rohm at Institutt for Musikk og Dans/Stavanger University.
Outstanding musical achievements include her participation in many concerts and festivals such as Bang on a Can Festival in Massachusetts, Cortona New Music Festival in Italy, Bridging the Gap Music Festival in New York, Avgarde, International Chamber Music Festival in Stavanger, Norway, Youth Chamber Music Festival in Stavanger, Borealis Contemporary Music Festival in Bergen, Norway as both a soloist and chamber music performer. She is a winner of Chamber Music Competition at Stavanger University in Norway, Conrad Art Song Competition at Bowling Green State University in Ohio, IMKA Music Competition (2nd prize), and Cortona Contemporary Performance Competition.