New classical; conceived out of an intense love of the Lord Jesus Christ and the ever burning desire to unite the virtuosic piano style with the master works of sacred hymns of past generations along with original religious compositions.
Pianist, composer, teacher and evangelist, Gerald Babanezhad was born in Tehran- Iran to an Assyrian father and an Armenian mother. He migrated to the United States in 1979 and after graduating from Ferrahian Holy Martyrs high school he embarked on an extensive study of the world of classical music with an emphasis in romantic,impressionistic and the late works of contemporary composers of modern times.Gerald Babanezhad studied piano with Rima Orlova,Dr. Sandra Bostrom and composition with distinguished professors such as Dr. Aurelio de la vega,Dr. Daniel Kessner and Dr. Frank Campo in Cal State University, Northridge.
Mr. Babanezhads performances have been aired on KCSN and on Time Warner cable. “Sacred Piano Concertos” was concieved out of an intense love of the Lord Jesus Christ and the ever burning desire to unite the virtuostic piano style with the master works of sacred hymns of past generations along with original religious compositions.A complete virtual orchestra has been a key factor in the creation of this album.special thanks to Roland and Alesis corporations.
May the Lord bless you as you listen to the music of this album and may you experience the presence of the One who has inspired and continues to inspire countless musicians worldwide.