Omar Roy

Omar RoyOmar Roy is a pianist from San Diego, CA. His primary teachers include Irina Fisher, Nathan Hess, Shirley Yoo, and Jerry Wong. Mr. Roy was a major prize winner at the EMTA Competition in 2009 and 2011, and has performed in master classes with Hyung-Ki Joo (of Igudesman and Joo), James Nalley, Stephen Buck, and piano duo Anderson and Roe.
In addition to traditional recitals, Mr. Roy’s playing has been heard on WQLN Radio’s Classics with Wally Faas. He currently holds a MM in Piano Performance from Kent State University and a BA in Music from Mercyhurst University. Mr. Roy believes in a holistic approach to teaching piano, incorporating facets of music history and music theory. He has taught students of all ages and abilities. Roy is currently pursuing a DMA in Piano Performance and Pedagogy as well as a MM in Music Theory at the University of Oklahoma where he studies piano with Dr. Jeongwon Ham and Pedagogy with Dr. Jane Magrath and Dr. Barbara Fast.

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