Kimia Ghaderi and Andrew Focks

Violin & Piano Duo


Kimia Ghaderi and Andrew Focks began their collaborative partnership in 2012, then based in Houston, Texas. The duo made their European debut in 2012, performing in Italy and Austria. Currently based in Cleveland, Ohio, they give recitals around the country which are unique for their versatile programming and engaging interaction with audiences.

Recent performances have included duo recitals for ArtsConnect of the Cleveland International Piano Competition, recitals at Interlochen Center for the Arts, Mixon Hall of the Cleveland Institute of Music, Swampscott First Congregational recital series (MA), Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church (Houston), and Sherman Clay Piano Living Room Nights.

The duo performs a diverse and exciting repertoire ranging from the great classical masterpieces, popular music, favorites from musical theater, as well as their own arrangements, transcriptions and improvisations. The duo also gives masterclasses and presentations at music schools and classrooms, educating students about the world of music making.

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Andrew Focks, Piano, and Kimia Ghaderi, Violin